Research by integrative physiology professor Christopher Lowry found that injecting mice with a bacteria called Mycobacterium vaccae fended off physical and behavioral signs of stress. Now human studies are underway.
CU Boulder researchers have successfully reversed vascular dysfunction in aging mice with a dietary supplement. The findings have implications for preventing cardiovascular dysfunction and disease during aging in humans.
A new ultrasound technology developed by CU researchers and used by CU Boulder football, track and field, and basketball players, enables athletes to painlessly measure how nourished or depleted their muscles are, real-time, in 15 seconds.
A set of new studies shows the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program reduced poverty by 38 percent and boosted employment by 17 percent among eligible participants. But it also reduced school enrollment by 28 percent. The research is some of the first to quantify the impacts of the controversial immigration policy.
Native advertisements — or paid ads that resemble editorial content in print and online publications — are increasingly common in today's digital media environment. But according to a new study, such ads may deceive consumers and threaten journalistic credibility.
Professor Tin Tin Su’s research, conducted with help of undergraduate students, resulted in startup company SuviCa. The company and CU Boulder recently received a patent for a promising chemical, SVC112, which helps prevent regrowth of cancer cells following radiation exposure.
A new technology now under development by researchers at the University of Nebraska and CU Boulder could result in the creation of a so-called “third lung” for severely injured patients that could keep them alive until arrival at a hospital.
Members of criminal gangs are disproportionately placed in restrictive housing when they are imprisoned in the United States, says University of Colorado Boulder criminologist David Pyrooz, who advocates more rigorous research on whether widespread isolation of gang members is based on the best empirical evidence.