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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.

An artist's imagining of an ancient relative of today's rhinoceroses splashing through a stream next to turtles and fish in the Yukon.

Ancient rhinos roamed the Yukon

Oct. 31, 2019

Paleontologists have used modern tools to identify the origins of a few fragments of teeth found more than four decades ago by a schoolteacher in the Yukon.

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CU herbarium plants the seed for climate change research

Oct. 30, 2019

The herbarium, a treasure trove of more than 550,000 plant specimens, is leading a plant digitization project among 39 institutions and community outreach on Navajo land with implications in local climate research.

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New book examines powers, limits of government speech

Oct. 29, 2019

Government speech—the term elicits concerns of the government regulating our expression, but what about the constitutional issues raised when the government itself is doing the talking?

Clusters of solitons as seen under a microscope

Schools of molecular ‘fish’ could one day improve display screens

Oct. 21, 2019

Researchers are using a type of material called liquid crystals to create incredibly small, swirling schools of “fish.”

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Playing through pain: Keeping musicians in the game

Oct. 18, 2019

Student-athletes aren’t the only ones on campus who can be felled by injury. CU Boulder’s College of Music is leading the charge to treat and—more importantly—to prevent repetitive injuries to musicians.

A white strawberry cockle (Fragum fragum) found in the waters of Guam.

Evolutionary biologist nabs fellowship to study collaborative ocean organisms

Oct. 15, 2019

An evolutionary biologist who studies how clams and other animals collaborate with algae to thrive in oceans around the world has won a prestigious fellowship.

kids create book in the Literacy and Media Lab

Colorado kids use digital tools to make old stories new again

Oct. 11, 2019

A new partnership between CU Boulder and a local school district is helping kids to tell stories using digital tools—and they’re having fun re-imagining old fairy tales in the process.

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Facial recognition software has a gender problem

Oct. 8, 2019

Facial analysis software is becoming increasingly prevalent for marketing and security, but new research shows it gets the gender of trans men wrong nearly 40% of the time and misgenders nonbinary individuals 100% of the time.