Running shoes

Will money make treadmills move?

Jan. 4, 2018

With a grant from the American Psychological Foundation, doctoral candidate Casey Gardiner will determine if timely monetary incentives encourage exercise as well as they foster better eating habits.Read more »
Inigo San Millan with a patient

Are you metabolically flexible? Your New Year's resolutions may depend on it

Dec. 22, 2017

Excess carbs have long been thought a culprit of diabetes and other disorders. But before you cut carbs or jump on the next workout fad, ask yourself: "How metabolically flexible am I?"Read more »
Bowie memorial

When celebrities die, 'grief policing' abounds, social media gets toxic

Dec. 6, 2017

Researchers analyzed more than 7,000 Facebook comments, finding that people are surprisingly mean to each other online, even in times of tragedy, but some technological fixes could help.Read more »
researchers with model of robotic small intestine

A robotic small intestine? Researchers are making one

Dec. 4, 2017

A new robotic small intestine under development at CU Boulder has broad-reaching implications for the treatment of gastrointestinal ailments and improved medical training.Read more »
Ralph Jimenez of JILA

Lasers could lead to better understanding of neurodegenerative conditions

Dec. 1, 2017

Researchers are studying the progression of neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's by using a new technique to measure neurons firing deep inside animal brains.Read more »
swimmers diving into a pool

Report card gives U.S. Olympic sports a D for self-governance

Nov. 30, 2017

CU Boulder Center for Sports Governance: Organizations governing U.S. Olympic sports could do better when it comes to transparency, checks and balances and democratic processes.Read more »
Prashant Nagpal

Rapid, cost-effective genetic screening within reach

Nov. 29, 2017

Researchers are developing new techniques for faster, lower cost single-molecule DNA sequencing that could have transformative impacts on genetic screening.Read more »
hubert yin in the lab

Arthritis, autoimmune disease discovery could lead to new treatments

Nov. 20, 2017

CU Boulder researchers have developed a potent, drug-like compound that could someday revolutionize treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and other autoimmune diseases.Read more »
Shalane Flanagan running the Boston Marathon in 2013

New shoe makes running 4 percent easier, 2-hour marathon possible, study shows

Nov. 16, 2017

Days after Shalane Flanagan won the NYC Marathon, CU Boulder researchers have published a study that inspired the name of the shoes she wore and confirms they reduce the amount of energy used to run.Read more »
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CU Boulder to lead Pac-12 research initiative on student-athlete concussions

Nov. 16, 2017

The research initiative will establish best practices and clinical infrastructure for advancing education on traumatic brain injury in student-athletes.Read more »

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