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Paleontologists discover northernmost marsupial known to science

Tiny, opossum-like animal lived alongside dinosaurs in Alaska's polar forests roughly 69 million years ago and faced months of winter darkness.
18-Feb-2019 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Spinal Cord Injuries Throw Body Clocks Off Schedule, New Study Shows

Following a spinal cord injury, the body’s internal clocks fall out of sync, impacting temperature, hormones and immunity, according to new research funded by the U.S. Department of Defense. The findings could lead to “chronotherapies” to...
12-Dec-2018 4:45 PM EST Add to Favorites


Your Brain on Imagination: It Looks a Lot Like Your Brain on Reality

A new brain imaging study shows that when we imagine something we fear, it stimulates similar neural pathways as when we experience it. The findings suggest imagination can be a powerful therapeutic tool for helping people get over phobias or post...
12-Dec-2018 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Student constructs gender-inclusive Hebrew language rules

Lior Gross and Jewish Studies instructor Eyal Rivlin publicly launched their new gender-inclusive Hebrew language—the Nonbinary Hebrew Project—in late October.  
12-Dec-2018 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Taking the measure of an asteroid

CU Boulder researchers are playing an important role in a NASA mission to grab a piece of an asteroid and return it to Earth.
4-Dec-2018 1:40 PM EST Add to Favorites

'Chameleon' tattoos change color, may help diagnose illness

Carson Bruns is working to put body art to use, designing high-tech inks that may one day signal your temperature or changes in blood chemistry.
4-Dec-2018 1:35 PM EST Add to Favorites

What makes the world's fastest marathon shoe so fast?

Five of the six top finishers in this month's New York City Marathon wore a cutting-edge shoe said to reduce the amount of energy required to run by 4 percent. A new study explains how the shoe works and answers some questions raised by critics.
26-Nov-2018 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

How ideas go viral in academia

How ideas move through academia may depend on where those ideas come from as much as their quality, a recent study suggests.
6-Nov-2018 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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