Don McKinney

Professor, 2 alumni nominated for 2019 Grammy Awards

Dec. 7, 2018

Director of Bands Don McKinney, jazz alumna Tia Fuller (MM '00) and opera alumnus Wei Wu (MM and PC '13) were all listed among the 2019 Grammy Award nominees, announced on Dec. 7.

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Your brain on imagination: It's a lot like the real thing, study shows

Dec. 6, 2018

A new study indicates that imagination has real neurological impacts that could help patients overcome phobias or post-traumatic stress disorder.

International Space Station

Health experiments launch for space station

Dec. 6, 2018

Four experiments supported by BioServe Space Technologies blasted off en route to the International Space Station this week.

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How weather and climate shape Earth's life-sustaining surface

Dec. 6, 2018

New research shines a light on how rainfall shapes ridgetops, valley floors and the critical zone of Earth's surface.

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'Chameleon' tattoos change color, may help diagnose illness

Dec. 4, 2018

Carson Bruns is working to put body art to use, designing high-tech inks that may one day signal your temperature or changes in blood chemistry.

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Spinal injuries throw body clocks off-schedule, new study shows

Dec. 3, 2018

Tissue damage can throw circadian clocks throughout the body off track, influencing body temperature, hormone rhythms and a host of other bodily functions.

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Biologists discover rare 3-species warbler hybrid

Dec. 3, 2018

The warbler hybrid suggests that bird species in sharp decline are struggling to find suitable mates.

OSIRIS-REx

Taking the measure of an asteroid

Dec. 3, 2018

CU Boulder researchers are playing an important role in a NASA mission to grab a piece of an asteroid and return it to Earth.

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The quirky movement of glaciers

Nov. 29, 2018

Detailed observations of Greenland’s Jakobshavn Glacier help explain dynamic tidewater glacier speedup and slowdowns.

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Forest fragmentation disrupts parasite infection in Australian lizards

Nov. 29, 2018

Deforestation and habitat fragmentation can decrease transmission of a parasitic nematode in a particular species of Australian lizard, new research shows.

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