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Get smart fast: Your top research stories of the week Oct. 9

Oct. 8, 2020

Here’s some CU news you can use: Former CU postdoc smashes glass ceiling with historic Nobel win; the truth about fake news; lessons from inside an asteroid and more.

Postdoctoral research associate Nicholas Meyerson examines saliva samples

Get smart fast: Your top research stories of the week Sept. 25

Sept. 24, 2020

Here’s some CU news you can use: How thousands of fireflies flash in unison; what happens to families who are subjected to several natural disasters; singing, aerosols and COVID-19.

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Get smart fast: Your top research stories of the week Sept. 4

Sept. 3, 2020

Here’s some CU news you can use: What we flush down the toilet can contain the virus that causes COVID-19; researchers take the ultimate Earth mirror selfie; and why face coverings are important even outdoors.

Students studying on campus

Get smart fast: Your top research stories of the week Feb. 28

Feb. 27, 2020

Here’s some CU news you can use: Watch your driving after the switch to daylight saving time; cloud seeding a snowstorm; and the state of music from the Beatles to Gen Z in this week’s research roundup.

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Get smart fast: Your top 3 research stories of the week Feb. 14

Feb. 13, 2020

How social media makes breakups worse, nuclear war and our oceans, bark beetle outbreaks in the state’s beloved forests—here are the CU research highlights you need to know.

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Get smart fast: Your top 3 research stories of the week Jan. 30

Jan. 30, 2020

Neanderthals diving for seashells, buildings that could one day heal their own cracks, a Rocky Mountain range equivalent in outer space—here are the CU research highlights you need to know.