University of Colorado

20 Reasons To Love Your Age

Good grounds for feeling stronger, healthier, and happier in your 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s, and beyond.<p><b>1. You may have a more active social life.</b><br>Researchers found that although people have fewer close relation­ships as they age, they compensate by becoming more involved. (Here's how volunteering keeps …

Longevity

New book warns climate change is making us sick

In 2008, Jay Lemery, MD, an emergency physician in Colorado, read a commentary about the effects of global climate change on human health. The author …

Ecology

Plant-eating dinosaurs may have dined on crustaceans on special occasions, study says

Think dinosaurs didn’t mix things up at mealtime? Think again. Researchers studying fossilized dinosaur feces from about 75 million years ago have discovered that at least some plant-eating dinosaurs also snacked on shellfish.<p>The discovery of crustacean remains in the droppings, described in …

Dinosaurs

Mathematicians ask: What's in a ripple?

A new paper by mathematicians at the University at Buffalo and the University of Colorado Boulder brings us closer to finding an answer.<p>The research, …

Chemistry

The Professor Who Put Brock Turner's Face in a Textbook Definition of Rape

Criminology professor and author Callie Rennison explains why the definition of rape needs room to expand and evolve.<p>Most remember Brock Turner as the former Stanford student who only served three months in jail for sexually assaulting an unconscious woman behind a dumpster. Now, thanks to two …

Social Work

Space-Grown Bacteria Could Pose Major Problems for Astronauts

When astronauts head into space, they don’t go alone.<p>Billions of bacteria are also along for the ride.<p>Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p>Now, scientists have …

Health

Charges dropped against former UCCS student accused of attacking woman, inducing abortion

Weeks from trial on grisly allegations that he attacked his live-in girlfriend with a shish-kebab skewer, killing their unborn child, a former …

Crime

CU's PopSockets marketing campaign puts cash in pocket of prof it tried to fire

The University of Colorado bought $47,000 in promotional merchandise from a company owned by David Barnett, a former professor who CU spent months …

Boulder

Bacteria Use Freaky Ways to Develop Drug Resistance Once They're in Space

Uh-oh.<p>Bacteria perform some dramatic defensive shapeshifting up in space to guard against killer antibiotics, new research has found, giving us fresh …

Science

8 Things That Happen to Your Brain (and Body) When You Spend Time Outside | The Thirty

<b>Your mood gets a boost</b><p>Even if you live in an urban setting, consider seeking out some greenery. Stanford researchers recently found that people who …

Wellness

NFL linebacker

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — The brain of former University of Colorado and NFL football player Drew Wahlroos, who killed himself earlier this month, has …

Boston University

Another Reason Top Managers Are Disproportionally White Men

Much has been written about the lack of diversity in leadership positions in organizations across the globe, despite the large advancements women and …

Diversity

Treatment nonexistent for some glioblastoma patients

Study shows treatment more likely and improved survival at high-volume centers<p>Patients diagnosed at high-volume centers are up to 40 percent more …

Cancer

CU Boulder team taps drone technology to track lost hikers, study wildlife

A team of University of Colorado engineers has developed new drone “swarming” technology that allows a single operator to control multiple unmanned …

Drones

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As marriage equality legislation advances in New Jersey, Washington, and Maryland, many conservative groups, such as the National Organization for …

New Jersey

Looking at cannabis as art

Got pot? Colorado does: The state was one of the first to legalize marijuana for recreational use. But the botanical genus Cannabis is more than bongs and brownies. Viewed as a plant, not a drug, it intrigues the artistic eye with its fronds, veins and flowers. That’s the premise of “Cannabis: A …

Cannabis

This alarming map shows what might be left of Florida when the sea level rises

Nearly 6 million people have been ordered to evacuate Florida as Hurricane Irma approaches the state, nearly ever corner of which is expected to feel …

Climate Change

Son of ex-Fox News host Eric Bolling dies in Colorado

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) -- The son of former Fox News host Eric Bolling has died, just hours after Fox announced that Bolling was leaving the …

Eric Bolling

Fired Fox News Host Eric Bolling's Teenage Son Dead From Apparent Drug Overdose

Disgraced former <b>Fox News</b> host <b>Eric Bolling</b> suddenly has far more pressing issues going on in his life: his son, <b>Eric Chase</b>, has died from a drug …

Eric Bolling

Former Colorado LB Drew Wahlroos Dies Of Apparent Suicide At 37

A former football player committed suicide.<p>Drew Wahlroos, a former Colorado football player, died over the weekend after an apparent suicide.<p>The …

Sports

University building constructed with a degree of accuracy

Current students at the University of Colorado in Boulder will not need an introduction to the Koelbel Building as it’s part of the Leeds School of …

Lego

Drew Wahlroos, former CU Buffs linebacker and NFL player, dies of suicide

Drew Wahlroos, a former University of Colorado linebacker who went on to play in the NFL, died over the weekend from a self-inflicted gunshot wound …

Boulder

Jewish students, Chabad rabbis, and kosher salami firm pitch in to help Houston

Jewish relief efforts both large and small continue in flood-ravaged Houston.<p>A dozen students from Yeshiva University in New York spent the Labor Day …

Kosher

13 Colleges That Attacked Trump For Ending DACA

Bastions of leftist thought and indoctrination, colleges across the country condemned the Trump Administration’s decision to rescind the Deferred …

Conservative View

200-plus participate in University of Colorado athletics donation drive for Hurricane Harvey relief

The University of Colorado athletic department has distributed 440 free tickets to Saturday’s noon home football opener against Texas State in …

Hurricane Harvey

Marco Dorado, Lauded in Senate by Michael Bennet, on Trump and DACA

After a pause, Bennet continued: "Then the last president announced DACA in 2012. Marco got his Social Security card, his driver's license and …

Immigration

These Are the Top Colleges for Potheads

Colleges have long been hotbeds for stoners indulging in cannabis, and the substance's popularity has only risen as more states have approved the use …

Cannabis

Despite the Body-Positivity Movement, Here’s Why Women Still Don’t Feel “Positive” About Their Bodies

Can you believe it’s been 12 years since Dove launched their epic “Real Beauty” campaign? Since then, celebrities, healthy models, wellness-focused influencers, and hashtags that celebrate diversity have helped create a body positivity movement that’s changed the way women see themselves. According …

Women's News

Jewish and Israeli groups rally to help hurricane victims in Houston

150 students from three US states join Chabad’s efforts to provide relief.<p>Students from colleges across the United States traveled to Houston in a …

World News

Coloradans express concerns about Trump’s apparent decision to end DACA

Colorado residents who entered the U.S. illegally as children expressed concern on Monday that President Donald Trump apparently plans to scrap a …

Immigration