Dimitri Nakassis examining and photographing the pylos tablet

Using technology to read ancient tablets

By using advanced digital imaging technologies, classics professor and archaeologist Dimitri Nakassis is pioneering new techniques to study ancient Greece.

Female dancer in costume

History comes alive through art

Archive Transformed has an inspiration as unique as the project itself: Lin Jaldati, a Jewish communist cabaret performer from 1930s Amsterdam.

CU Boulder football player in action

Buffs lead concussion research collaboration

Student-athlete health and well-being, and how these are affected by injury, including concussion, are important issues from pre-collegiate to professional sports.

Vet and researcher with dog and owner walking in background

Wagging tails signal good news for chronic pain therapy

When Shane the therapy dog was hit by a Jeep, life changed for him and his guardian, Taryn Sargent.

Researcher and children smiling at light table

Bright lights mean late nights for preschoolers

You’ve heard the warnings: Stare at a glowing blue screen at bedtime and you can sabotage your sleep and disrupt your body clock.

Boy riding horse near a field

Growing up with pets and dust

New research reveals that children raised in a rural environment, surrounded by animals and bacteria-laden dust, grow up to have more stress-resilient immune systems and might be at lower risk of mental illness than pet-free city dwellers.

Two hands holding one another

A loving touch can relieve pain

When holding hands appeared to relieve his wife’s pain during the delivery of their daughter, postdoctoral pain researcher Pavel Goldstein was inspired to learn more.

Forest fire

Smoke on the water

Wildfire’s destructive impact doesn’t stop at the forest’s edge.

Agricultural landscape and windfarm at sunset

Drought forecast app at home on the range

Each year, ranchers in Colorado and the Mountain West face difficult decisions regarding drought.

Overhead view of flooding in a community from behind rescue workers inside a helicopter

Social media shakes up disaster communications

As Hurricane Harvey bore down on Houston in August 2017, the Twitterverse lit up with satellite images warning of danger and 140-character exchanges between worried residents.