Spending time at the beach or taking a walk in the park improve your well-being, and the coronavirus pandemic has made it even more important. CIRES research scientist Erin Leckey and her colleagues share on The Conversation.
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Finding one cancer-driving mutation in a tumor is like finding a needle in a stack of needles, but the use of public DNA databases could lead to more targeted cancer treatments. CU computer scientist Ryan Layer shares on The Conversation. Read more
Conservative Christians have cheered restrictions on some birth control. But many decades ago, Christian leaders’ support helped contraceptives become acceptable in the first place. CU expert Samira Mehta shares on The Conversation. Read more
As climate change brings a hotter, thirstier atmosphere, much of the western U.S. has seen record-breaking wildfires, intense heat waves, low stream flows and dwindling water supplies. CIRES researcher Imtiaz Rangwala shares on The Conversation. Read more