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Downriver: Into the Future of Water in the West

Jan. 8, 2019

Stopped up by dams, slaked off by irrigation, and dried up by cities, the Green River is crucial, overused, and at risk, now more than ever.

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Dinosaur in the Sky

Dec. 25, 2018

The giant wall-mounted fossil inside the Benson Earth Sciences depicts the most complete Stegosaurus skeleton ever found.

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Why Snakebites Go Up After Rainfall

Dec. 14, 2018

CU Boulder research indicates snakebite incidence is rising, possibly due to climate change.

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The Buffs Who Summer in Antarctica

Dec. 1, 2018

Antarctica is one of Earth’s most forbidding places. That’s why CU researchers keep going back.

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The Flip Side of Happiness

Dec. 1, 2018

We stock our shelves with books and pills intended to make us happy, but CU psychologist June Gruber warns that too much of a good thing can backfire.

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10 Startups with CU Ties

The University of Colorado Boulder is an entrepreneurial powerhouse. Check out some of the successful startups that came to fruition at CU.

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How the Sunflower Got That Way

Nov. 1, 2018

CU researchers dig deep into the beloved flower’s evolutionary history

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The Lionfish King

A CU alum takes on an invasive fish.

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Unlearning Pain

Sept. 1, 2018

Can chronic pain patients think themselves into wellness? An unprecedented brain imaging study aims to find out.

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The Oldest Apples in Boulder

Sept. 1, 2018

CU ecologists are tracking down the surviving trees of the Front Range’s all but vanished apple orchards — and priming a renewal.

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