House for sale several feet under the water

Rising tides can sink property values

Two CU Boulder assistant professors discovered the perception of coastal properties exposed to sea-level rise can affect real-world markets.

Students affiliated with CU Boulder's Intermountain Neuroimaging Consortium teach elementary school students about the brain

Creating brain awareness in eastern Colorado

Feb. 5, 2019

CU Boulder's neuroscience outreach program will be teaching students from 11 school districts about the brain and how it functions.

Photo of Norlin Library's west face.

Libraries join work on Library of Congress conservation project

Feb. 4, 2019

CU Boulder is part of a major national effort to assess the physical health of books across American research libraries.

Woman sleeps in dark room

How chronic pain threatens a good night’s sleep

Jan. 31, 2019

The first-of-its-kind study found that when people don’t sleep, they feel pain more acutely; but the pain may be keeping them awake, thanks to a neural glitch in sleep-deprived brains.

Baffin Island glaciers

A landscape unseen in over 40,000 years

Jan. 25, 2019

Glacial retreat in the Canadian Arctic has uncovered landscapes that haven’t been ice-free in more than 40,000 years, and the region may be experiencing its warmest century in 115,000 years.

Capitol Building in Denver

Is Colorado really blue? Not necessarily, new survey shows

Jan. 24, 2019

While Democratic candidates swept recent statewide races, registered voters remain split on hot-button issues like fracking and whether businesses can deny services based on religious beliefs.

Denver skyline

Colorado business filings at stable pace to finish 2018, report finds

Jan. 23, 2019

Colorado is still adding new businesses, but slowing down according to a CU Boulder report Secretary of State Jena Griswold released today.

Greenland

Greenland ice melting faster than expected

Jan. 22, 2019

Greenland is melting faster than scientists previously thought—and will likely lead to faster sea level rise—thanks to the continued, accelerating warming of the Earth’s atmosphere.

Corn

Genetically modified food opponents know less than they think, research finds

Jan. 11, 2019

The people who hold the most extreme views opposing genetically modified foods think they know most about them, but actually know the least, according to new research.

Flooding damage

Flood, fire preparations could save U.S. billions of dollars

Jan. 10, 2019

Communities that act now to protect themselves from future natural disasters can save as much as $11 for every $1 spent, according to new research.

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