Mountain lake surrounded by evergreen forest

Reframing the challenge of living with wildfire

Oct. 17, 2023

What the extreme fire seasons of 1910 and 2020 – and 2,500 years of forest history – tell us about the future of wildfires in the West.

internal illustration of lungs and diaphragm

Could focused breathing be a key to better health?

Oct. 17, 2023

CU Boulder researchers Daniel Craighead, Douglas Seals and their team are studying the effects of a specialized breathing exercise on older adults’ blood pressure, brain health, cognition and fitness.

phages on bacteria cell

Studying the surprising similarities between humans and bacteria

Oct. 13, 2023

CU Boulder researcher Aaron Whiteley is recognized by the American Society for Microbiology for his work exploring bacterial immune responses and how it translates to the human immune system.

missle launch

Israel’s Iron Dome air defense system works well – here’s how Hamas got around it

Oct. 13, 2023

After the Gaza-based Palestinian militant group Hamas attacked Israel on Oct. 7, 2023, research explains how one of the world's best defense systems was not fully effective.

People walking through damage on Gaza Strip

Israel-Hamas war an ‘ongoing catastrophe,’ faculty say

Oct. 12, 2023

At a panel discussion Wednesday, CU Boulder experts on the modern Middle East noted that the current war differs from previous conflicts.

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¡Sí, ella puede!

Sept. 29, 2023

In newly published chapter, CU Boulder researcher Celeste Montoya demonstrates how social movements have influenced Latina legislative leadership in Colorado.

CU Boulder campus and Flatirons

From molecule movement to coastal flooding, CU scientists push boundaries

Sept. 27, 2023

Researchers Andrés Montoya-Castillo and Julia Moriarty are named U.S. Department of Energy Early Career Researchers, receiving multiyear funding.

A sukkah constructed for Sukkot

Finding home and community in a temporary shelter

Sept. 26, 2023

On Sukkot, the Jewish ‘Festival of Booths,’ each sukkah is as unique as the person who builds it.

Two people holding hands

Budding philosopher makes a (qualified) defense of monogamy

Sept. 25, 2023

In a recently published paper, CU Boulder PhD student highlights some of the benefits of being in a monogamous relationship, for those who are so inclined.

field of rice grass

A close look at Indian rice grass

Sept. 18, 2023

Native Americans used the staple for many foods for thousands of years, and it is now recognized as the state grass in Nevada and Utah.