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Tiny moon shadows might harbor hidden stores of ice

Good news for thirsty astronauts: Hidden pockets of ice might be much more common on the surface of the moon than scientists once suspected.

Space Force University Partnership

Partnership puts CU system into Space Force orbit

The University of Colorado has joined a new effort to help safeguard the newest frontier in national security—space.

Flight of space capsule through the atmosphere

Keeping it cool at 17,000 miles per hour

CU Boulder leads $15M NASA institute making hypersonic entry safer.

John Crimaldi

What the Nose Knows

New international network explores how odors lead to actions.

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What COVID-19 taught us

How lessons learned under lockdown could lead to a brighter future.

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What makes arteries age? Red meat may play a role

A compound produced in the gut when we eat red meat plays a key role in boosting heart disease risk with age, suggests research published by integrative physiology Professor Doug Seals.

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Greater access to birth control boosts high school graduation rates

When access to free and low-cost birth control is improved, the percentage of young women who leave high school before graduating falls by double digits, according to a CU Boulder study that followed 170,000 women for up to seven years.

Air pollution in city

Prenatal pollution exposure linked to lasting health effects in newborns

Pregnant women exposed to higher levels of air pollution have babies who grow unusually fast, putting on fat that puts them at risk of weight problems later in life, new CU Boulder research suggests.

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A shared dream becomes a reality

New center to focus on African and African American studies.

Indigenous comics

Chronicling Indigenous history in comic books

Jennifer Shannon, associate professor of anthropology and curator at the CU Museum of Natural History, has won a Whiting Public Engagement Program fellowship, a major grant for her work chronicling Indigenous history in comic books.