Southern Ocean Trajectories

Underwater mountains help push carbon up to the atmosphere, oceanographers find

Nov. 3, 2021

Study led by CU Boulder scientists is the first to detail how carbon travels within and escapes from the Southern Ocean—and has implications for global climate change

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Diet and exercise can improve teens’ mental health

Nov. 2, 2021

This conclusion is part of multi-disciplinary project of stakeholders and specialists to improve mental health in teens.

Mesocosms

Earth scientist to use NSF award to dive deep into oceanic change

Nov. 1, 2021

The CAREER award will provide CU Boulder scientist with the tools to examine how global change will affect future marine ecosystems and life in general.

Members of the 117th Congress of the United States are sworn in at the Capitol in January 2021.

Women politicians drive spending on education and health care—to a point

Oct. 28, 2021

As women gain more power in national legislatures around the world, they may drive major changes in how their countries spend money. But the relationship is complicated, researchers say.

glacier

Runoff, sediment flux in High Mountain Asia could limit food, energy for millions

Oct. 28, 2021

Average temperatures in high altitude areas have risen twice as fast as the global average, causing more river runoff and sediment flux, and the trend could get worse, scientists find.

zombies

Say hello to our Collective Nightmares in horror films

Oct. 27, 2021

CU Boulder sociologists who teach courses on the sociology of horror talk about their podcast, why horror films are popular and their favorite scary movies.

Du Bois

CU Boulder race scholar reframes Du Bois’ scholarly legacy

Oct. 27, 2021

New Book on W.E.B Du Bois explores the contribution the scholar had on the origins and evolution of intersectionality.

grid

Scientists win $4 million for efficient battery development

Oct. 25, 2021

The DOE award will help accelerate research into flow batteries, which will help make the electricity grid more reliable and sustainable.

Chang'e 5 landing site on the moon.

First moon rocks in 45 years fill gap in lunar history

Oct. 13, 2021

China's Chang'e 5 mission landed in a region of the moon more than 850 miles from the nearest Apollo landing site. The rocks the mission collected are raising questions about how lava flowed across the lunar surface 2 billion years ago.

Child in front of a laptop

Kids and their computers: Several hours a day of screen time is OK, study suggests

Oct. 12, 2021

New data suggests that lots of time on screens may even improve peer relationships. But the study comes with caveats.

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