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Where'd My 14er Go?

Dec. 1, 2017

A new way of measuring elevation in the U.S. will yield the most accurate results yet — but might cost Colorado a couple 14ers.

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A Family Tale

Dec. 1, 2017

A 2012 accident paralyzed Marty O'Connor below the shoulders. When he went to business school, a study buddy joined him for every class.

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Infographic: Wildfire

Dec. 1, 2017

Wildfires are growing more destructive in the United States, especially but not only in the American West.

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Ancient Beasts of Australia

Dec. 1, 2017

What killed them off? A CU scientist with an arctic pedigree thinks he's found the answer in the hot Australian interior.

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Making Guns Safer

Dec. 1, 2017

Margot Hirsch believes there’s a way to minimize violence without wading deep into the fraught debate about legislative gun control.

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One Second

Dec. 1, 2017

Jill Seubert had done everything possible to ensure their calculations and directions were correct.

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50 Years of Ralphie

Sept. 1, 2017

The buffalo who became Ralphie I arrived in Boulder in 1966. In 1967, her Folsom Field performances took root in CU culture.

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Are Mermaids Real?

Sept. 1, 2017

An 8-year-old asks a CU scientist for the hard truth.

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ReForm's Madalyn Kern

Sept. 1, 2017

Madalyn Kern's company, ReForm, is developing a low-cost, adjustable prosthetic socket for amputees.

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Inquiry - Brian Argrow

Sept. 1, 2017

Brian Argrow, the new chair of CU Boulder’s Ann and H.J. Smead Aerospace Engineering Sciences department, talks Mars, drones, integrity and why he always books a window seat.

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