University of Colorado

Scientists from China, Russia, U.S. win rain enhancement award in UAE

The UAE government on Wednesday honored at the ongoing World Future Energy Summit three winners for their scientific works on rain enhancement.<p>Lulin …

News (China)

University of Colorado settles lawsuit with former employee

The University of Colorado has agreed to a cash settlement with a former employee who sued the university, alleging she was fired because of her age …

Business

Colorado women's lacrosse player killed in auto accident

A player on the University of Colorado women's lacrosse team died in auto accident over the weekend.<p>The school said Monday that 21-year-old senior …

Sports

Racer who struck University of Colorado student in hit and run takes plea

Click photo to enlarge<p>A driver who struck and seriously injured a University of Colorado student in June in a hit and run crash while racing another …

Crime

Artificial Muscles Developed At CU Could Mean We're Closer to Building A Bionic Person

Human muscles can summon the strength to lift heavy objects, the sensitivity to grasp something delicate, and the energy to throw a ball. Now a new …

Colorado

This Soft, Self-Healing Robot Mimics How Human Muscles Move

The aim of soft robotics is to create machines that move more like humans -- robots that can, say, sensitively grasp delicate objects without …

Robotics

Health study planned after firefighting foam tainted water near Colorado Springs

Researchers said Thursday they will study contamination levels in the blood of about 200 Colorado residents whose drinking water was tainted by …

Colorado

CU To Wrap Up Non-Conference Play On Thursday - Colorado

<b>BOULDER -</b> Colorado will host Westminster (Mo.) on Thursday at 7 p.m. for its last non-conference game before Pac-12 play starts next week. The game …

Women's Basketball

Shoe-box sized satellite built at CU solves big space mystery

Thanks to a shoebox-sized satellite built by University of Colorado students, a decades-old mystery surrounding the source of some …

Boulder to begin $300,000 flood-related study at CU South

Boulder announced that it will begin land surveying next week at CU South, the floodplain location on which the University of Colorado hopes 1,125 …

Boulder

France Lures Away 5 Colorado Climate Scientists, 1 From Golden

Climate scientists from Boulder and Golden are among 18 chosen to receive 3-5 year stipends up to €1.5 million each from French Government<p>GOLDEN, CO …

Denver

France Lures Away 5 Colorado Climate Scientists

Climate scientists from Boulder and Golden are among 18 chosen to receive 3-5 year stipends up to €1.5 million each from French Government<p>BOULDER, CO …

Denver

MAVEN » MAVEN Sheds Light on Habitability of Distant Planets

MAVEN Sheds Light on Habitability of Distant Planets<p>December 13<p>To receive the same amount of starlight as Mars receives from our Sun, a planet …

Exoplanets

CU Boulder once again letting people pay off parking tickets with food donations

The University of Colorado is bringing back its Food For Fines program for the holidays, which allows people to pay off their parking tickets by …

Boulder Starbucks closes after man smashes mirror, drips blood through store

This July 19, 2008, photo shows a sign for Starbucks coffee in Beloit, Wisc. (<i>Getty Images</i>)<p>A Starbucks coffee shop in Boulder closed early Thursday …

Boulder

CU/CSU Rivalry Runs Deep In Leonard Family - Colorado

<b>BOULDER –</b> The Colorado/Colorado State rivalry has a little bit more intensity inside one Buff's household. Junior guardKennedy Leonardis a Buff …

College Basketball

Free IUDs Had a Stunning Impact on Teen Pregnancy in Colorado

Teen pregnancies and abortions fell by more than half.<p>Colorado has made national headlines for its successful campaign to lower teen pregnancy rates using long-acting, reversible birth control like IUDs and implants, which are some of the most effective (and expensive) forms of contraception. Now, …

Health Care

Questionable: Fossil Found 'That Looks Like Darth Vader'

Because nobody would care about a 245-million year fossil of an extinct horseshoe crab otherwise (and I'm still struggling to), the paleontologists …

Darth Vader

Teen pregnancy and abortion rates see big drops, which Colorado officials attribute to IUD program

The steep drop in teen pregnancies and abortions in Colorado since 2009 is mainly due to one thing: free, low-cost access to IUDs.<p>Intrauterine …

Warren Buffett

Elvin R. Caldwell Sr: One of the Most Significant African American Policymakers in Colorado History

Elvin R. Caldwell Sr. was one of the most significant African American policymakers in Colorado history. An accountant and businessman, Caldwell …

Black History

‘South Park’ creators offering chance to become a character on show

DENVER — If you ever dreamed of standing next to Kyle, Kenny, Stan or Cartman in “South Park,” here’s your chance.<p>Trey Parker and Matt Stone, the …

South Park

CU, grad students concerned about GOP tax plan

With Katie Gach’s 1-year-old daughter cooing in the background, the University of Colorado Ph.D. student tried to calculate Tuesday morning how much …

Denver

This is The Right Way to Hang Toilet Paper, According to Science

How do you hang your toilet paper? The age-old question whether the “right” way to have the end going over the top of the roll or under, coming from …

Hacking

CU Boulder cites post-9/11 security provision in hiding Ralphie’s whereabouts

The University of Colorado is so serious about keeping beloved buffalo mascot Ralphie’s home location secret, officials redacted her ranch name and …

Freedom of Information

Autoimmune disease discovery could spark new treatments: Researchers have developed a drug-like compound that inhibits key protein

Researchers have developed a drug-like compound that inhibits key protein<p>Researchers have discovered a potent, drug-like compound that could someday …

Medicine

Study Says Coffee Can Prevent Heart Disease

Good news for the coffee addicts out there: There's yet another study suggesting that your morning cup might actually come with some health benefits you didn't even know about. In addition to warding off dementia, helping you live longer, and keeping you pumped during your morning workout, drinking …

Coffee

Study shows new Nike shoe reduces energetic cost of running by 4 percent

PORTLAND, Ore. – Nike’s new Zoom Vaporfly 4% running shoe earned its name, according to a study from researchers at the University of Colorado.<p>The …

Portland, OR

CU Boulder to lead Pac-12 study of student-athlete concussions

The University of Colorado has been selected to lead the Pac-12 Conference’s new initiative to use eye-tracking technology to better understand …

Colorado Buffaloes

Man Accused of Harassing, Threatening Colorado Athletes With Fabricated Nude Photos

A man is facing federal charges in Colorado for manipulating Instagram photos from female athletes at the University of Colorado to look like nude …

Crime

Boulder County sees increase in hate crime reports

Boulder County saw an increase in the amount of hate crimes reported last year, which is in line with increases in bias-motivated incidents across …

Crime