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Cities of the future may be built with algae-grown limestone

June 23, 2022

The Living Materials Laboratory is scaling up the manufacture of carbon-neutral cement as well as cement products, which can slowly pull carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere and store it.

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Glacier named for Konrad Steffen, former CIRES director

June 21, 2022

The Greenland Place Name Committee has named a glacier “Sermeq Konrad Steffen” after the late Konrad Steffen, former director of CIRES, who made exceptional contributions to Greenlandic society and science.

People wave LGBTQ+ flags in front of the U.S. Capitol Building

From 'Don’t Say Gay' to bathrooms and sports: How debates over LGBTQ+ rights impact kids

June 20, 2022

Elizabeth Meyer has spent her career working with teachers and students to study how school policies can help or harm LGBTQ+ youth. In this Q&A, she weighs in on the wave of legislation around the country targeting the rights of transgender and nonbinary kids.

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CU to participate in mission to explore moon’s mysterious Gruithuisen Domes

June 20, 2022

CU's Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics will contribute scientific data systems and mission operations expertise to a NASA robotic mission to study the lunar surface prior to renewed human exploration.

Polar bear on a glacier

Newly documented population of polar bears sheds light on species’ future

June 20, 2022

A new population of polar bears documented on the southeast coast of Greenland use glacier ice to survive, despite limited access to sea ice. This small, genetically distinct group of polar bears could be important to the future of the species in a warming world.

NHL Stanley Cup

In Stanley Cup final, an avalanche of demand sends ticket prices soaring

June 20, 2022

With the National Hockey League's playoffs in the final round, an analytics expert with the Leeds School of Business says teams’ box-office strategies are “leaving a lot of money on the table” for resellers.​

small group of professors identifies challenges facing the business analytics master's programs they run at their schools

Data quality: Leeds wants to shape the conversation on improving business analytics

June 20, 2022

Experts from industry and academia came to Boulder for a conference, hosted by the Leeds School of Business, assessing the challenges facing business analytics.​

Juneteenth parade in St. Augustine, Florida, 1922

4 things to know about Juneteenth

June 16, 2022

A recent survey shows more than 60% of Americans know “nothing at all” or only “a little bit” about what Juneteenth is or its importance in American history. Ashleigh Lawrence-Sanders, professor of African American and Black cultural history, discusses how and why we celebrate Juneteenth.

Artist's depiction of an electro-optic transducer, an ultra-thin wafer that can read out the information from a superconducting qubit.

What quantum information and snowflakes have in common, and what we can do about it

June 15, 2022

Qubits, the basic building blocks of quantum computers, are as fragile as snowflakes. Now, researchers have come up with a new way of reading out the information from certain kinds of qubits with a light touch, potentially paving the way for a quantum internet.

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Privacy isn’t in the Constitution—but it’s everywhere in constitutional law

June 15, 2022

The Supreme Court has found protections for people’s privacy in several constitutional amendments—and used it as a basis for some pretty fundamental protections. CU expert Scott Skinner-Thompson shares on The Conversation.