Peacock mantis shrimp

Mantis shrimp vs. disco clams: Colorful sea creatures do more than dazzle

Nov. 18, 2019

Pow! These underwater animals can punch through glass and create underwater shockwaves. And we’re studying them on campus.

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Climate change already damaging health of world’s children

Nov. 13, 2019

A new report finds that children are at serious risk from a number of climate change impacts, including crop failures and worsening air quality.

Sens. Orrin Hatch, left, and Chuck Grassley, right, seen during a U.S. Senate hearing.

In congressional hearings, some are more equal than others

Nov. 12, 2019

An analysis by CU Boulder linguist Chase Raymond and others has found that U.S. Senate chairpersons can add bias to hearings through how much they speak during hearings.

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Want to know your mental health status? There’s an app for that

Nov. 12, 2019

CU Boulder researchers have developed a new mobile app that categorizes mental health status based on speech patterns. Ultimately, it could be used as an adjunct for in-person therapy or to help monitor patients from afar.

Karl Linden looks at a bacterial culture in his lab.

Engineering a world of safer water

Nov. 11, 2019

Karl Linden believes that wherever you are in the world, you should be able to turn on a tap and receive clean drinking water. He's working on new ways to make that happen.

Assistant Professor Sandra Ristovska takes photo of a stack of CD-ROMs

Video activism: How a picture really is worth 1,000 words

Nov. 5, 2019

Smartphone cameras and social media are fueling a new era of video activism, but how can journalists—and the public—be sure those images are real?

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For better US foreign policy, report looks to Colorado’s middle class

Nov. 5, 2019

U.S. foreign policy professionals should pay more attention to income inequality and rising costs for housing and childcare in states like Colorado, according to a new Carnegie Endowment for International Peace report prepared in part by the Leeds School of Business.

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Flagrant fouls: What Reddit’s basketball fans can tell us about online discourse

Nov. 4, 2019

New research dives deep into Reddit’s r/nba discussion platform, providing a new window on an enduring sports tradition: trash talk.

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Colorado voters signal support for sports betting, impeachment, CU Boulder survey finds

Nov. 3, 2019

You can expect sports betting to become legal and taxable in Colorado, but the jury is still out on a push at the ballot box this week to overturn the Taxpayer Bill of Rights (TABOR) Amendment, according to this year's Colorado Political Climate Survey.

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Business filings point to slower growth, report shows

Nov. 1, 2019

While Colorado’s economy is still a national leader, business growth is slowing, according to a CU Boulder report Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold released today.