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AUDIO: CU Boulder's Brian Toon on environmental, human impacts of nuclear war

July 17, 2017

The continued nuclear arms race between the developing countries of India, Pakistan and North Korea has prompted scientists to revisit a 1980s study that examined the effects of a nuclear war.Read more »
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AUDIO: Jennifer Balch on how humans cause most wildfires

July 14, 2017

As the summer heats up and the wildlands dry out wildfires are exploding across the west. Currently five of the 45 wildfires burning in the west are in Colorado and, in many cases, the fires are human caused. It’s a trend that has been heating up over the last few... Read more »
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AUDIO: Wobbekind on Colorado’s third quarter economic outlook

June 27, 2017

Colorado business leaders continue to show a positive outlook for the state economy in the third quarter of 2017, but at a more tempered pace than last quarter, according to the University of Colorado Boulder Leeds Business Confidence Index survey released today. CU Boulder economist Richard Wobbekind (WAH-Be-kin), says the... Read more »
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AUDIO: Daniel Lee on origins of 'stink eye,' other eye expressions

June 16, 2017

CU Boulder scientist Daniel Lee has studied the wonders of eye expressions for eight years and says they do more than just convey an array of emotions: They helped us survive and evolve as a species.Read more »
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AUDIO: Larry Esposito on NASA's Cassini Mission to Saturn

May 30, 2017

CU Boulder planetary scientist Larry Esposito describes the most recent findings from NASA’s Cassini spacecraft as it flies between Saturn and its rings - going places where no spacecraft has gone before.Read more »

AUDIO: David Pyrooz on street gangs and domestic terrorists

May 17, 2017

A sweeping new University of Colorado Boulder study systematically compared street gangs and domestic terrorists for the first time and found that, contrary to popular belief, U.S. gang members seldom go on to become radicalized and commit acts of terrorism, says lead author David Pyrooz, an assistant professor of sociology... Read more »
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AUDIO: Phillip Gilley on babies and language processing

May 10, 2017

According to a new CU Boulder study, infants as young as one-month-old show that during sleep their brain is processing information about its environment and performing computations about that information, paving the way to developing pathways for learning, says Phillip Gilley, lead author of the study.Read more »
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AUDIO: Ken Bickers on President Trump's first 100 days

April 27, 2017

If anything it’s been an unusual yet entertaining first 100 days of President Trump’s time in the White House, says Ken Bickers, CU Boulder political science professor. Download a suggested script and audio files below.Read more »
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AUDIO: Leonie Koban on fixing heartbreak with a placebo

April 23, 2017

Feeling heartbroken from a recent breakup but don’t know how to get over it? Did you know just believing you’re doing something to help yourself get over your ex can help lessen the pain? That’s the takeaway from a new CU Boulder study that measured the neurological and behavioral impacts... Read more »
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AUDIO: Richard Wobbekind on Trump’s ‘Buy America, Hire America’ executive order

April 18, 2017

The “Buy America, Hire America” executive order signed today by President Trump could impact Colorado technology companies that rely on guest workers, says CU Boulder economist Richard Wobbekind.Read more »