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University of Colorado Boulder to Reduce Cost to Attain a College Degree

The University of Colorado Boulder has announced a major step in reducing the cost of attendance, eliminating $8.4 million per year in course-related fees. Chancellor Philip P. DiStefano made the announcement at his State of the Campus address...
17-Oct-2017 4:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Does Faculty Productivity Really Decline with Age?

Conventional wisdom holds that a faculty member's research career peaks at about five years, followed by a steady decline in productivity. But new research shows this stereotype is "remarkably inaccurate."
17-Oct-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

NIST Adds Nearly $2 Billion in Combined Economic Contributions to Maryland and Colorado, New Leeds School of Business Report Finds

A new report from the Leeds School of Business at the University of Colorado Boulder has found that the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) added nearly $2 billion in combined economic contributions across the two states in the...
5-Oct-2017 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Light-Activated Nanoparticles Can Supercharge Current Antibiotics

Light-activated nanoparticles, also known as quantum dots, can provide a crucial boost in effectiveness for antibiotic treatments used to combat drug-resistant superbugs such as E. coli and Salmonella, new University of Colorado Boulder research...
4-Oct-2017 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

High School Football Participation Has ‘Peaked’, Further Declines Likely, Says CU Boulder Professor


After a steady climb, boys participation in U.S. high school football peaked in 2009 and began a slow decline, a new analysis shows, The author says concerns about concussions are driving it, but swirling political controversies could make it worse.
26-Sep-2017 10:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Can Gardening Prevent Cancer?


Public health researchers, armed with a $1 million American Cancer Society grant, have launched one of the first randomized controlled trials ever to study the physical and psychological benefits of community gardening.
22-Sep-2017 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Big Herbivorous Dinosaurs Ate Crustaceans as Side Dish


Some big plant-eating dinosaurs roaming present-day Utah some 75 million years ago were slurping up crustaceans on the side, a behavior that may have been tied to reproductive activities, says a new University of Colorado Boulder study.  
20-Sep-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

CU Boulder Scientists Ready for Cassini Mission to Saturn Grand Finale


CU Boulder scientists reminisce about the end of the Cassini mission, which has been a part of their research lives for the last 40 years.
13-Sep-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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