stars

Researchers find last of universe's missing ordinary matter

June 22, 2018

Scientists have found what may be the universe’s lost sock at the back of the dryer—answering a long-running mystery that astrophysicists have dubbed the “missing baryon problem.”

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Early birds less prone to depression

June 15, 2018

Middle-to-older aged women who are naturally early to bed and early to rise are significantly less likely to develop depression, according to a new study by researchers at University of Colorado Boulder and the Channing Division of Network Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston.

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Six CU researchers named Boettcher Investigators

June 14, 2018

Two young faculty scientists at CU Boulder are among seven Colorado researchers who have won $1.41 million in total funding from the Boettcher Foundation’s Webb-Waring Awards program.

bugs

Is an immunization for stress on the horizon?

June 7, 2018

Can probiotics fend off mood disorders? It's too early to say with scientific certainty, but a new study suggests that a beneficial bacteria can have long-lasting anti-inflammatory effects on the brain, making it more resilient to stress.

fire

The key triggers of 2017's costly wildfire season

June 5, 2018

New CU Boulder-led research shows that three major “switches” affecting wildfire—fuel, aridity and ignition—were either flipped on and/or kept on longer than expected last year, triggering one of the largest and costliest U.S. wildfire seasons in recent decades.

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Cancer in canine companions may suggest human cancer, depending on where you are

June 5, 2018

Recent advances in veterinary research have suggested that if your dog has cancer, it’s possible you might, too, thanks to toxins in your shared environment. But that research might not tell the whole story, according to new findings.

Planet nine

Collective gravity, not Planet Nine, may explain the orbits of 'detached objects'

June 4, 2018

Bumper car-like interactions at the edges of our solar system—and not a mysterious ninth planet—may explain the the dynamics of strange bodies called “detached objects,” according to a new study.

Paul Kroll

Paul W. Kroll elected to American Philosophical Society

May 31, 2018

Paul W. Kroll, professor of Chinese at CU Boulder, has been elected to the prestigious American Philosophical Society, becoming the fifth member ever of the university’s faculty—and the first from the humanities—to gain this recognition.

ice

A new wrinkle to the limits of life on Earth

May 30, 2018

Glacial retreat in cold, high-altitude ecosystems exposes environments that are extremely sensitive to phosphorus input, new CU Boulder-led research shows.

Grego

History grad student wins prestigious fellowship

May 29, 2018

Caroline Grego, who is pursuing her PhD in history at CU Boulder, has won a prestigious fellowship from the American Council of Learned Societies.

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