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Bringing new meaning to teamwork

Buffs4Life is helping former CU Boulder athletes and coaches in their times of need by focusing on preventing suicide, a national crisis that affects people from all walks of life.

Lori Peek

$3M center to support rapid-response research of natural disasters

Dec. 27, 2018

The National Science Foundation has granted CU Boulder $3 million to develop a new center that will bring together social scientists, natural scientists and engineers to conduct rapid-response research of natural hazards.

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Chemical synthesis breakthrough holds promise for future antibiotics

Dec. 20, 2018

Chemistry researchers have developed a novel way to synthesize and optimize a naturally-occurring antibiotic compound that could one day be used to fight lethal drug-resistant infections.

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‘Til death do us part

Dec. 17, 2018

Happy spouse, peaceful house? New research from CU Boulder suggests that phrase doesn’t go far enough, and that the quality of your marriage may be linked to how long you live.

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Can we unlearn pain? CU research aims to find out

Dec. 7, 2018

Can chronic pain patients think themselves into wellness? An unprecedented brain imaging study aims to find out.

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Your brain on imagination: It's a lot like the real thing, study shows

Dec. 6, 2018

A new study indicates that imagination has real neurological impacts that could help patients overcome phobias or post-traumatic stress disorder.

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Spinal injuries throw body clocks off-schedule, new study shows

Dec. 3, 2018

Tissue damage can throw circadian clocks throughout the body off track, influencing body temperature, hormone rhythms and a host of other bodily functions.

Chuck Plunkett

National Press Club honors CU Boulder's Chuck Plunkett for 'clarion call to save local journalism'

Nov. 29, 2018

After publishing a special section decrying massive layoffs at The Denver Post and criticizing its owners, former editorial page editor turned CU News Corps Director Chuck Plunkett will be honored for igniting a national dialogue.

CMCI's Leysia Palen and team work to improve crisis communications

Tweet storm: Using social media to improve crisis communication

Nov. 26, 2018

CU Boulder researchers in the College of Media, Communication and Information analyze social media crisis informatics to help improve emergency communications before major weather events.

Kristi Anseth, right, and team member discuss research

Personalized biomaterials tailor made to fix what ails you

Nov. 26, 2018

There's no one in the world quite like you. CU Boulder researchers are working to develop novel biomaterials perfectly tailored to each person's needs.