wildfire

How wildfires contaminate drinking water sources

June 19, 2018

Wildfires can pollute streams and watersheds through the mobilization of sediments and other matter, straining the capabilities of downstream municipal treatment facilities.

Alarm clock

Early birds less prone to depression

June 15, 2018

Even after accounting for environmental factors like light exposure and work schedules, one's sleep-wake preference appears to mildly influence depression risk.

Sandy Lane, Between You and Me, 2018.

Caught in the middle: Erasing borders through art near Korea's demilitarized zone

June 14, 2018

Opening on June 22, Art & Art History Professor George Rivera has organized an art exhibit at South Korea's DMZ Museum roughly three miles south of the North Korean border.

Daniel Youmans and Tom Cech

Researchers peer inside cells to spy on cancer's on-off switch

June 13, 2018

New CU Boulder research uses state-of-the art imaging to study how one specific protein cluster can help fuel cancer.

Smart phone

Squashing cyberbullying: New approach is fast, accurate

June 11, 2018

Researchers have designed a new technique for spotting nasty personal attacks on social media networks like Instagram.

sunflower

The sunflower's rapid evolutionary transformation

June 11, 2018

A new study sheds light on the genetic mechanisms that allowed sunflowers to undergo a relatively rapid evolutionary transition from wild to domesticated in just over 5,000 years.

Microbacterium vaccae

Is an immunization for stress on the horizon?

June 6, 2018

Immunization with beneficial bacteria can have lasting anti-inflammatory effects on the brain and fend off physical and behavioral changes that can result from stress, according to new research.

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Study finds challenges addressing sex discrimination in schools in #MeToo era

June 6, 2018

People responsible for Title IX implementation often lack resources and training, according to new CU Boulder study.

Galaxy NGC 2623

Tumultuous galaxy mergers better at switching on black holes

June 6, 2018

CU Boulder researchers find that violent crashes may be more effective at activating black holes than more peaceful mergers.

Alpha Centauri

Scouting nearest star system for potential hazards

June 6, 2018

A new study provides encouraging news about the habitability of Alpha Centauri, the closest star system to our sun and a candidate for finding life outside of Earth.

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