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What an all-nighter does to your blood

May 22, 2018

Pulling an all-nighter just once can disrupt levels and time of day patterns of more than 100 proteins in the blood, CU Boulder research finds.

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Uncovering Boulder’s forgotten apple tree legacy

May 22, 2018

CU Boulder students and researchers are combining old-fashioned historical sleuthing with cutting-edge genetic testing and grafting in the hopes of reviving Boulder's apple trees.

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Anthropologist launches high-tech study of color in ancient art

May 18, 2018

It’s easy enough to marvel at a tapestry of color in your local museum, but University of Colorado Boulder students are getting a first-hand look at human history that only an ultra-close examination of color can provide.

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National Academy of Sciences inducts two CU Boulder professors

May 8, 2018

CU Boulder professors Natalie Ahn and Karolin Luger have been inducted into the National Academy of Sciences, an honor that recognizes "distinguished and continuing achievements in original research."

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Bioscience start-up sheds light on ‘dark DNA’

May 3, 2018

Born on the CU Boulder campus, Arpeggio Biosciences is looking to a previously unknown part of the human genome to better understand drugs and disease.

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Can cannabis kill pain without getting you stoned?

May 2, 2018

A new, first-of-its kind study suggests some legal-market cannabis strains may have a more powerful anti-inflammatory effect while intoxicating users less and having less potential for abuse.

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Microbes living in a toxic volcanic lake could hold clues to life on Mars

May 2, 2018

Researchers have discovered a single species of bacteria living in a volcanic lake that may rank as one of the harshest environments on Earth

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How growing up with pets, dust may boost mental health

May 2, 2018

Children raised in a rural environment, surrounded by animals and bacteria-laden dust, grow up to have more stress-resilient immune systems and might be at lower risk of mental illness than pet-free city dwellers.

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Planet-hunting satellite launches to search for alien worlds

April 20, 2018

At 6:51 p.m. on April 18, a rocket carrying NASA’s latest space satellite, called the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS), blasted off from Cape Canaveral. CU Boulder Assistant Professor Zach Berta-Thompson was there. He called the experience “terrifying but incredible.”

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Professors honored for work in cell signals, ultrafast lasers

April 20, 2018

Two CU Boulder professors are among the latest group of scientists, politicians, artists and more elected to the American Academy of Arts and Science.

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