Building a future in science with Legos

Jan. 26, 2018

Adults who played with construction-based toys and video games in childhood demonstrate greater spatial skills, new CIRES research finds.Read more »
SES satellite

GOLD space weather instrument launches

Jan. 25, 2018

NASA's Global-scale Observations of the Limb and Disk (GOLD) instrument, built by CU Boulder, will study space weather in the Earth's upper atmosphere.Read more »
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Coloradans distrust lawmakers, support Dreamers, survey shows

Jan. 25, 2018

Colorado residents overwhelmingly support Dreamers, firmly disapprove of Trump, and would likely elect a Democrat for U.S. Congress if a vote were held today, found a recent survey.Read more »
College of Engineering and Applied Science Dean Bobby Braun speaks at Wednesday's announcement

CU Boulder engineering offerings expand on the Western Slope

Jan. 25, 2018

CU Boulder and Colorado Mesa University have added an Electrical and Computer Engineering program to their expanding partnership.Read more »

What are memories made of? Study sheds light on key protein

Jan. 24, 2018

A new study sheds light on a key protein in memory formation and its potential role in the treatment of neurological diseases.Read more »
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Incoming journalists are tech savvy but lack 'the basics'

Jan. 23, 2018

Researchers have found younger journalists are entering the field with an increased focus on technological proficiency at the expense of traditional reporting skills.Read more »
The American flag and the Colorado flag blowing in front of the state capitol dome.

New business filings continue to rise in Q4 2017, pointing to job growth

Jan. 22, 2018

Colorado added more new business filings in 2017, indicating job growth could follow in the near term according to a CU Boulder report released today by Colorado Secretary of State Wayne W. Williams.Read more »
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8 public high schools recognized as national Schools of Opportunity

Jan. 22, 2018

The National Education Policy Center recognizes honorees for closing educational opportunity gaps in their communities. This year's recipients join 37 other public high schools in the Schools of Opportunity network.Read more »
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Dust storms linked to gas escape from Martian atmosphere

Jan. 22, 2018

Rising air during global dust storms on Mars hoists water vapor high in the the planet's atmosphere, new research shows.Read more »
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What lives in your dirt?

Jan. 18, 2018

Compiling the first global atlas of soil bacteria, researchers have identified a group of around 500 key species that are both common and abundant worldwide.Read more »