With Help From CU Prof, People With Parkinson's Disease Reclaim Voices

June 30, 2010

Bob Travis opens his mouth and says "aaaaaaaaah." His voice sounds normal to him. But his voice as heard on a video recording is slightly more than audible.Read more »

Arctic Climate May be More Sensitive to Warming Than Thought, Says New Study

June 29, 2010

A new study shows the Arctic climate system may be more sensitive to greenhouse warming than previously thought, and that current levels of Earth's atmospheric carbon dioxide may be high enough to bring about significant, irreversible shifts in Arctic ecosystems.Read more »

CU Researcher Finds 10,000-Year-Old Hunting Weapon in Melting Ice Patch

June 29, 2010

To the untrained eye, University of Colorado at Boulder Research Associate Craig Lee's recent discovery of a 10,000-year-old wooden hunting weapon might look like a small branch that blew off a tree in a windstorm.Read more »

Two CU-Boulder Faculty Members Receive National Science Foundation Career Awards

June 23, 2010

Two University of Colorado at Boulder scientists have received National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development, or CAREER awards.Read more »

Babies' First Bacteria Depend On Birthing Method, Says New Study

June 21, 2010

A new study indicates different delivery methods of newborn babies has a big effect on the types of microbial communities they harbor as they emerge into the world, findings with potential implications for the heath of infants as they grow and develop.Read more »

Gender-Bending Fish Problem in Colorado Creek Mitigated by Treatment Plant Upgrade

June 21, 2010

Male fish are taking longer to be "feminized" by chemical contaminants that act as hormone disrupters in Colorado's Boulder Creek following the upgrade of a wastewater treatment plant in Boulder in 2008, according to a new study led by the University of Colorado at Boulder.Read more »

Educators Train at CU to Build Kids' Interest in Computer Science

June 18, 2010

More than 50 K-12 educators and 15 community college students from Colorado and two other states are participating in teaching programs at the University of Colorado at Boulder this summer in order to take video game programming back to the classroom.Read more »

New CU-Boulder Study Indicates an Ancient Ocean May Have Covered One-Third of Mars

June 13, 2010

A vast ocean likely covered one-third of the surface of Mars some 3.5 billion years ago, according to a new study conducted by University of Colorado at Boulder scientists.Read more »

Early Earth Haze Likely Provided Ultraviolet Shield for Planet, Says New CU-Boulder Study

June 3, 2010

A new study shows a thick organic haze that enshrouded early Earth several billion years ago may have been similar to the haze now hovering above Saturn's largest moon, Titan, and would have protected primordial life on the planet from the damaging effects of ultraviolet radiation.Read more »

Rebalancing Investments Can Turn Losers Into Winners, CU Prof Says

May 20, 2010

When it comes to investing money in the stock market, actively rebalancing your portfolio is so critical that it can help turn individual investment losers into winners, according to University of Colorado at Boulder Professor Michael Stutzer.Read more »

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