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Packrats build time capsules inside canyon walls

April 26, 2022

Although sandstone walls might look solid, they can be riddled with their residents’ long-lasting residue.

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Gender and sexuality studies professor wins fellowship at National Humanities Center

April 25, 2022

Emmanuel David will use the fellowship to explore a little-known performance tour of Christine Jorgensen, a pioneer of the transgender movement, across Asia and the Pacific in the 1960s.

Russian President Vladimir Putin, accompanied by Patriarch of Russia Kirill and Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev (in background), at a monastery outside Moscow in 2017.

Russian church leader puts the blame of invasion on those who flout ‘God’s law,’ but taking biblical law out of its historical context doesn’t work

April 22, 2022

Patriarch Kirill, the head of the Russian Orthodox Church, preached a sermon on March 6, 2022, in which he suggested the violation of “ God’s law ” provided divine license for the war against Ukraine. In particular, Kirill pointed to Ukrainian acceptance of gay rights and the promotion of gay...

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Life scientist wins first Cogswell Award for Inspirational Instruction

April 15, 2022

Pamela Harvey, teaching associate professor, recognized for the passion and effectiveness of her teaching.

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CU Boulder artist wins national award for art about climate change

April 14, 2022

Amy Hoagland received the top award from new program that recognizes emerging craft artists who advance sustainability through their art

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Report highlights affordable, available ways to mitigate climate change now

April 7, 2022

A new assessment from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change brings a dire warning, but also good news

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A rare relationship between death camas and death camas miner bees

April 1, 2022

Plant is deadly to animals, but one species of bee has a unique symbiosis with it.

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Why permanent daylight saving time is a bad idea

March 31, 2022

A new bill that recently passed in the U.S. Senate would make daylight saving time permanent. But many in the scientific community are calling for the opposite approach⁠—making standard time permanent.

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Applied mathematician gains top recognition

March 31, 2022

James Curry named a fellow of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, which recognizes those who made ‘outstanding contributions’ to the field.

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How social media data could help predict the next COVID-19 surge

March 24, 2022

CU Boulder scientists have developed a new and more accurate way of forecasting COVID-19 infections and hospitalizations using Facebook data on how people move around and who they're friends with.

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