Our News on Newswise

Newswise: 66172869045ac_AdobeStock365488828.jpeg

Aging adults stay home more, socialize less than pre-pandemic

Four years after the U.S. began to slowly emerge from mandatory COVID-19 lockdowns, a study of 7,000 aging adults suggests that for many, life has never been the same.
10-Apr-2024 7:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Newswise: 6617043dcdbe6_cigarettes-835711920.jpg

Study sheds light on how genes work together to influence smoking habits

A new CU Boulder study sheds light on how genes associated with smoking work in conjunction with the rest of the genome, paving the way for more personalized approaches to help people kick the habit.
10-Apr-2024 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Newswise: 66103dfa42729_Sheepfarm.JPG

‘Diverse’ agriculture benefits people and the environment at the same time

A new analysis from 2,655 farms on five continents suggests that moving away from industrial, monoculture farming could benefit both the planet and people.
5-Apr-2024 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Newswise: 65de88b854cf6_CinnamonBidwell.JPG

CBD shown to ease anxiety without the risks that can come with THC

Cannabis products high in the nonintoxicating compound CBD can quell anxiety better than THC-dominant products— and without the potential side effects, new University of Colorado Boulder research suggests.
27-Feb-2024 8:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

What’s stopping US climate policies from working effectively

In an effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and curb global warming, the U.S. has enacted several ambitious federal laws, such as the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) passed in 2022 and the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) of 2021.
18-Jan-2024 7:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Newswise: 65985030a294d_Low-ResAthleticsandCannabisStudyPC0249.jpg

Study shows weed makes workouts more fun, but it's no performance enhancer

A bit of weed before a workout can boost motivation and make exercise more enjoyable. But if performance is the goal, it may be best to skip that joint.
5-Jan-2024 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Breastfeeding alters infant gut in ways that boost brain development, may improve test scores

Breastfeeding, even partially alongside formula feeding, changes the chemical makeup—or metabolome—of an infant’s gut in ways that positively influence brain development and may boost test scores years later, suggests new CU Boulder...
14-Dec-2023 7:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Infection with common cat-borne parasite associated with frailty in older adults

A common, cat-borne parasite already associated with risk-taking behavior and mental illness in humans may also contribute to exhaustion, loss of muscle mass, and other signs of “frailty” in older adults, suggests a study published Nov. 6 in the...
7-Nov-2023 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

See All News

Our YouTube Videos


The University of Colorado Boulder (CU Boulder) is the flagship university of the four-campus CU system. Founded in 1876, CU Boulder is a comprehensive research university with more than 37,000 undergraduate and graduate students; and 27 percent of its students are racially and ethnically diverse. CU Boulder is one of only 38 AAU public research universities, and its world-renowned faculty maintain a reputation for excellence in research, creative work and teaching across 150 academic fields. Five CU Boulder faculty have received the Nobel Prize since 1989.



Ally Dever
Media Relations Associate


Katy Hill
Business & News Writer


Lisa Marshall
Associate Director, Science Storytelling
Health, medical science, social science


Nicole Mueksch
Assistant Director of Communications, Spokesperson



Julie Poppen
News & Editorial Director



Candace Smith
AVC for Strategic Media Relations


Jennifer Soules
Media Relations Manager



Daniel Strain
Science Writer
Space science


Stacy Wagner



Yvaine Ye
Science Writer