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Some dark craters on the moon are never exposed to light—ice could be hiding in these permanently shadowed regions, and a host of missions from the U.S. and beyond are searching for it. Read from CU expert Paul Hayne on The Conversation. Read more
Understanding how animals’ intricate spots and stripes form can help scientists mimic those processes in the lab, potentially improving medical diagnostics and synthetic materials in the future. Read from CU expert Ankur Gupta on The Conversation. Read more
In 1923, one of the top professional basketball franchises began play in Harlem, challenging the dominance of white sports. Today there are no Black majority owners in any of the four major North American sports leagues. Read from CU expert Jared Bahir Browsh on The Conversation. Read more