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A woman in Rwanda feeds wood into a cookstove as a child looks on.

Study: Water filters, efficient cookstoves effective in reducing health issues

Large-scale program in Rwanda reduced the prevalence of reported diarrhea and acute respiratory infection in children under 5, according to new findings published today in the journal PLOS Medicine. Read more
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All-woman engineering team earns Most Innovative Award at NASA Mars competition

NASA has presented a University of Colorado Boulder team with the 2019 Most Innovative Award for their project in the space agency's BIG Idea Challenge. The competition, which changes each year, called for innovative ideas for the design and operation of a Mars greenhouse. Read more
Sunflower in a field of sunflowers

Do plants have social networks?

Research being led by CU Boulder Assistant Professor Orit Peleg is studying social systems in sunflowers through an award from the Human Frontier Science Program. Read more