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Planet-hunting satellite launches to search for alien worlds

April 20, 2018

CU Boulder Assistant Professor Zach Berta-Thompson was on the ground in Florida to watch the launch of NASA's latest mission to hunt for worlds outside of Earth's solar system.Read more »
Mitochondria

Novel antioxidant makes old blood vessels seem young again

April 19, 2018

Older adults who take a novel antioxidant that specifically targets cellular powerhouses, or mitochondria, see aging of their blood vessels reverse by the equivalent of 15 to 20 years within six weeks, according to new study.Read more »
Galaxy

Black hole and stellar winds form giant butterfly, shut down star formation in galaxy

April 18, 2018

Researchers in the Department of Astrophysical and Planetary Science have completed an unprecedented "dissection" of twin galaxies in the final stages of merging.Read more »
Earthquake damage

California's next major earthquake could cause $100 billion in losses, strand 20,000 in elevators

April 18, 2018

What will happen when the next big earthquake hits northern California? A team of researchers will explore that question at an event April 18, marking the anniversary of the 1906 temblor that leveled much of San Francisco.Read more »
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New quantum method develops really random numbers

April 16, 2018

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology and CU Boulder have developed a method for generating numbers guaranteed to be random by quantum mechanics.Read more »
Pills

Opioids after surgery can, paradoxically, prolong pain

April 16, 2018

Giving opioids to quell pain after surgery can prolong pain for more than three weeks and prime specialized immune cells in the spinal cord to be more reactive to pain, a study found.Read more »
Syncroness team members

For BioFrontiers and Syncroness collaboration, imaging is everything

April 4, 2018

When a Westminster-based technical product development and engineering firm needed a highly technical solution to satisfy a client need, it turned to CU Boulder and the BioFrontiers Institute.Read more »
NOSB

National ocean science competition makes splash in Colorado

April 4, 2018

The National Ocean Sciences Bowl high school finals competition will come to Boulder for the first time in its 20-year history.Read more »
Broken ring

Extramarital sex partners likely to be close friends, men more apt to cheat

April 3, 2018

Americans who admit to having extramarital sex most likely cheat with a close friend, according to research from the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience in the College of Arts and Sciences.Read more »
Colorado Capitol Building

Colorado businesses stay optimistic approaching middle section of 2018

April 2, 2018

Colorado business optimism is increasing for the third quarter in a row, according to the latest Leeds Business Confidence Index from the Leeds Business Research Division at CU Boulder.Read more »

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