Construction workers at night

Frequent night-shift work boosts likelihood of Type 2 diabetes

Feb. 12, 2018

Healthcare workers, security guards and other employees who periodically work the night shift are significantly more likely to have Type 2 diabetes than workers who work only days.Read more »
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Building to withstand disasters pays off big, study shows

Feb. 1, 2018

For every dollar the government spends to make existing buildings more resistant to wildfires, earthquakes, floods and hurricanes, $6 is saved in property losses, business interruption and health problems.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 »
Neuron

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 »
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Noise pollution causes chronic stress in birds, hindering reproduction

Jan. 9, 2018

Study: Birds nesting near noisy oil and gas operations had changes in stress hormones similar to those in people with PTSD. Also, some laid fewer eggs or had chicks with stunted growth.Read more »
Inigo San Millan with a patient

Are you metabolically flexible? Your New Year's resolutions may depend on it

Dec. 22, 2017

Excess carbs have long been thought a culprit of diabetes and other disorders. But before you cut carbs or jump on the next workout fad, ask yourself: "How metabolically flexible am I?"Read more »
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When celebrities die, 'grief policing' abounds, social media gets toxic

Dec. 6, 2017

Researchers analyzed more than 7,000 Facebook comments, finding that people are surprisingly mean to each other online, even in times of tragedy, but some technological fixes could help.Read more »
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Report card gives U.S. Olympic sports a D for self-governance

Nov. 30, 2017

CU Boulder Center for Sports Governance: Organizations governing U.S. Olympic sports could do better when it comes to transparency, checks and balances and democratic processes.Read more »
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Arthritis, autoimmune disease discovery could lead to new treatments

Nov. 20, 2017

CU Boulder researchers have developed a potent, drug-like compound that could someday revolutionize treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and other autoimmune diseases.Read more »

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