Fifty years after the famous ‘marshmallow test’ found that children who resist temptation do better on measures of life success, a study of preschoolers in Boulder and Japan reveals that what kids are willing to wait for depends on their cultural upbringing.
Life expectancy of Native Americans in the U.S. dropped by nearly five years during the COVID-19 pandemic, new research reveals. The study also found that while the rest of the developed world is rebounding in terms of life expectancy, the United States is not.
CU Boulder researcher Beverly Kingston discusses the recent uptick in school shootings, perpetrator indicators and behaviors, what we can do to stop such violence in schools and public spaces, and more.
A new CU Boulder study of nearly 90,000 samples across six states found cannabis labels don’t adequately reflect the underlying chemical makeup of products. The study authors are now calling for a weed labeling system.
A new genetic analysis, using data from hundreds of thousands of people, sheds light on why more than half of people diagnosed with one psychiatric disorder will be diagnosed with a second or third in their lifetime.
In the wake of this week's leak about a private Supreme Court vote to strike down Roe v. Wade, CU Boulder sociologist Amanda Stevenson discusses how such a ruling could impact women's mortality and the way they live their lives.
Dan Larremore has won the Alan T. Waterman Award for his instrumental research on COVID-19 vaccine distribution and rapid testing. The prestigious award is the National Science Foundation’s highest honor for early-career scientists.
CU Boulder researchers have discovered a new way to inhibit the most commonly mutated gene underlying human tumor growth, opening the door to new therapeutic strategies for cancer and a host of other diseases.