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CU Boulder physicist lands NSF support for quantum systems probe

Sept. 20, 2021

Shuo Sun to lead $2.5 million collaboration to improve quantum interconnection

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Scientist calculates the ‘stickiness’ of strongly bonded particles

Sept. 9, 2021

Understanding viscosity of strongly bonded particles may hold the key for quantum computing, clean energy

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Cleaning up the worst, hyper-polluting power plants could have huge effect

Sept. 1, 2021

A new study from CU Boulder finds that focusing on the ‘big’ picture by reducing the emissions of super-polluting power plants could drastically reshape the climate crisis.

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Researchers aim to see which COVID-19 policies worked

Aug. 26, 2021

Researchers from around the globe are studying the challenges and successes of social distancing policies.

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New grant to study life-and-death trait of chickadees

Aug. 24, 2021

CU Boulder and University of Nevada Reno professors win $2.7 million grant from the NSF to study spatial cognition in chickadees.

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Meteorological society recognizes two CU Boulder scientists

Aug. 20, 2021

American Meteorological Society names Julie Lundquist as a fellow, recognizes Andrew Winters for editorial service.

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Sleep deficits linked to chronic cannabis use

Aug. 18, 2021

Recent research from CU Boulder finds that, rather than help, frequent cannabis use could induce further sleep problems.

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Transparency can make or break 'big data' regulation

Aug. 12, 2021

Anthropology professor discusses what we can learn from Sweden to protect our personal data

Archaeologist and paleoenvironmental researcher Isaac Hart of the University of Utah surveys a melting ice patch in western Mongolia. Peter Bittner, CC BY-ND

Melting Mongolian ice reveals fragile artifacts that provide clues about how past people lived

Aug. 11, 2021

As soaring heat exposes artifacts that provide insights into ancient climate resilience and other important scientific data, the ice loss itself is reducing humanity’s resilience for the years ahead.

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Scientists inch closer to cracking mysteries of space weather

Aug. 10, 2021

New research from CU Boulder could help scientists better understand the phenomena behind ‘sunspots’.

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