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When a Celebrity Dies, Social Media Gets Toxic, New Study Shows

A study of 7,000 Facebook comments found that even in the wake of a death, people are remarkably mean to each other online. A few technological fixes could improve things, researchers say.
8-Dec-2017 3:15 PM EST Add to Favorites

Solar Instruments, Experiments Headed for International Space Station

A solar instrument package designed and built by the University of Colorado Boulder to help monitor the planet’s climate is now set for launch Dec. 12 aboard a SpaceX rocket from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
8-Dec-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Lasers Could Lead to Better Understanding of Neurodegenerative Conditions Like Alzheimer’s

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Researchers will be using powerful lasers to look into the brains of animals to watch neurons firing as a way study the progression of neurodegenerative diseases.
1-Dec-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Olympic Sports Federations Get 'D' for Self-Governance

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A first-of its kind report card for the organizations charged with supporting Olympic sports down to the youth level found much need for improvement in transparency, democratic processes and checks and balances.
30-Nov-2017 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Single-Molecule DNA Sequencing Advances Could Enable Faster, More Cost-Effective Genetic Screening

University of Colorado Boulder researchers are developing new techniques for faster, more cost-effective single-molecule DNA sequencing that could have transformative impacts on genetic screening.
29-Nov-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Arthritis, Autoimmune Disease Discovery Could Lead to Paradigm-Shifting New Treatments, Study Suggests

University of Colorado Boulder researchers have developed a potent, drug-like compound that could someday revolutionize treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and other autoimmune diseases.
20-Nov-2017 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

New Shoe Makes Running 4 Percent More Efficient, Sub-2-Hour Marathon Possible, Study Confirms

Eleven days after Boulder-born Shalane Flanagan won the New York City Marathon in new state-of-the-art racing flats known as “4%s,” University of Colorado Boulder researchers have published the study that inspired the shoe’s name, confirming...
16-Nov-2017 5:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Children Uniquely Vulnerable to Sleep Disruption From Screens, New Paper Suggests

A new paper in the November issue of Pediatrics spells out why children and teens are particularly sensitive to the sleep-disrupting impact of electronics
1-Nov-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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