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Article ID: 700051

When It Rains, Snake Bites Soar

University of Colorado Boulder

Rattlesnakes and other venomous reptiles may bite more people during rainy years than in seasons wracked by drought, a new study shows.

Released:
5-Sep-2018 1:30 PM EDT
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Article ID: 699929

Aging K-12 schools increasingly vulnerable to natural disasters, says CU Boulder professor

University of Colorado Boulder

Increasing natural disasters and aging schools built before modern codes existed put thousands of school-aged children at risk each day. A new guide and webinar series offer solutions.

Released:
4-Sep-2018 12:05 PM EDT

Education

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Article ID: 699462

The Unexpected Upside of E. coli

University of Colorado Boulder

Best known as a pathogen that causes food poisoning or steals nutrients away from its host, the E. coli bacterium actually plays a critical role in promoting health by producing a compound that helps cells take up iron.

Released:
23-Aug-2018 2:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 698893

From office windows to Mars: Scientists debut super-insulating gel

University of Colorado Boulder

A new, super-insulating gel developed by researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder could dramatically increase the energy efficiency of skyscrapers and other buildings, and might one day help scientists to build greenhouse-like habitats for colonists on Mars.

Released:
13-Aug-2018 12:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 698822

Risk-Taking, Antisocial Teens 5 Times More Likely to Die Young

University of Colorado Boulder

Adolescents with serious conduct and substance use problems are five times more likely to die prematurely than their peers, with roughly one in 20 dying by their 30s, according to new research.

Released:
10-Aug-2018 11:05 AM EDT

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