The highest court in sports ruled that Blake Leeper cannot compete in the Olympic Games in Tokyo because his prostheses give him a competitive advantage. CU Boulder studies suggest otherwise, and the researchers who conducted those studies say the ruling is discriminatory.
Joe Biden and John Hickenlooper hold high single-digit leads in Colorado, according to the new Colorado Political Climate Survey released by the American Politics Research Lab at CU Boulder. The poll found that while the state's women are leaning overwhelmingly blue, Donald Trump holds a slight lead among Colorado men, and male voters are split evenly on the U.S. Senate race.
Ed Chuong, an assistant professor in the Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, has been awarded a prestigious $875,000 Packard Fellowship to study how remnants of ancient viruses shape modern-day immune response.
Thirty years after beginning her training as a postdoctoral scholar in the CU Boulder lab of Nobel laureate Thomas Cech, biochemist Jennifer Doudna won her own Nobel Prize for Chemistry for the co-development of the revolutionary genome-editing tool CRISPR-Cas9.
An array of little-known chemicals present in marijuana can interact to influence the taste, smell and effect of each unique strain. But, according to new research, the cannabis industry seldom tests for those compounds and knows little about them.
With millions of students returning in the fall, college and university administrators across the country faced an unprecedented challenge this summer: Devise a plan for controlling an airborne virus, easily spread by people with no symptoms, in an environment where thousands of socially active young adults live in close quarters.
Research by CU Boulder sociologist Lori Peek explores what happens to families long-term when they are subjected to not just one but several natural disasters. "In this era of climate change and weather extremes, these families are harbingers of what is to come," said Peek.
A new initiative seeks to understand the role scientific advice played, or did not play, in driving COVID-19-related policies in at least seven countries. Researchers hope the project helps improve communication between scientists and policymakers.
A new study of 22 burn areas across 710 square miles found that forests are not recovering from fires as well as they used to, and many regions will be unsuitable for ponderosa pine and Douglas fir in the coming decades.