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Boulder Daily Camera
International entrepreneurs bring global view to new Silicon Flatirons initiative at CU BoulderStarting this semester, the Global Entrepreneurs in Residence (GEIR) Program br
International entrepreneurs bring global view to new Silicon Flatirons initiative at CU Boulder
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted yesterday
Starting this semester, the Global Entrepreneurs in Residence (GEIR) Program brings a trifecta of international entrepreneurial expertise to the University of Colorado Boulder. This pilot program was developed by the Silicon Flatirons Center for... Read more
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Craig Daily Press
Education Briefs: Trust in adults affects children’s willingness to delay gratification, CU-Boulder study findsA child’s perception of an adult’s trustworthiness can affect his or her willin
Education Briefs: Trust in adults affects children’s willingness to delay gratification, CU-Boulder study finds
Craig Daily Press / Posted 2 days ago
A child’s perception of an adult’s trustworthiness can affect his or her willingness to resist a small, immediately available reward in order to obtain a larger reward later, a new University of Colorado Boulder study has discovered. The findings,... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
CU Boulder professors study plants, solve violent crimeBOULDER, Colo. - Two professors at C.U. Boulder have been helping law enforceme
CU Boulder professors study plants, solve violent crime
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 2 days ago
BOULDER, Colo. - Two professors at C.U. Boulder have been helping law enforcement solve crime for decades by studying plants at crime scenes and linking evidence to convict criminals. Jane Bock and David Norris are both retired botany professors at... Read more
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Denver Post
Less Colorado graduates with education degrees, againThe number of Colorado graduates completing an education degree dropped for the
Less Colorado graduates with education degrees, again
Denver Post / Posted 2 days ago
The number of Colorado graduates completing an education degree dropped for the fifth consecutive year, according to the state's annual report on educator preparation. The report published by the Colorado Department of Higher Education on Friday... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Ohio State researcher finds successful program in Brazil might hurt rural poor La Bolsa Familia, an initiative created by the Brazilian government and funde
Ohio State researcher finds successful program in Brazil might hurt rural poor
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 2 days ago
La Bolsa Familia, an initiative created by the Brazilian government and funded in part by the World Bank, has been credited with a lot of things: keeping children in... Read more
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Daily Mail
Hair loss related to cells turning to skin instead of repairing damageSo that's what causes bald spots! Hair follicle cells become 'confused' as we g
Hair loss related to cells turning to skin instead of repairing damage
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
So that's what causes bald spots! Hair follicle cells become 'confused' as we get older and turn into SKIN instead Stem cells in hair follicles sit quietly until they are needed for regular repair But as we age errors accumulate in our DNA, leading... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Making Science Teaching More Than 'A Backup Plan'"Squat! Squat! Squat! Higher! Faster!" In the basement of the Duane Physics an
Making Science Teaching More Than 'A Backup Plan'
KPBS San Diego / Posted 3 days ago
"Squat! Squat! Squat! Higher! Faster!" In the basement of the Duane Physics and Astrophysics building at the University of Colorado Boulder, a science demonstration is going on — but it looks more like a vaudeville act. One by one, students balance... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
20 things to do in Boulder County today, Feb. 4, 2016Few states offer the range of geography and topography like colorful Colorado.
20 things to do in Boulder County today, Feb. 4, 2016
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted 3 days ago
Few states offer the range of geography and topography like colorful Colorado. The state's scenic locations draw millions of visitors - most hoping to document their visit in photographs. Join author and naturalist Cindy Maynard and professional... Read more
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Velo News
Pro bikes: Who’s riding what in 2016?Kristen Legan Kristen Legan lives for two-wheeled adventures the world over. S
Pro bikes: Who’s riding what in 2016?
Velo News / Posted 4 days ago
Kristen Legan Kristen Legan lives for two-wheeled adventures the world over. She’s a recovering pro triathlete who fell in love with cycling and ditched the swimming and running to race bikes exclusively. In 2012, Legan was one of six women to... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
13 things to do in Boulder County today, Feb. 3, 2016Janis Joplin is one of the most revered and iconic rock & roll singers of all t
13 things to do in Boulder County today, Feb. 3, 2016
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted 4 days ago
Janis Joplin is one of the most revered and iconic rock & roll singers of all time, a tragic and misunderstood figure who thrilled millions of listeners and blazed new creative trails before her death in 1970 at age 27. This in depth examination... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Cherry Creek, CU Grad going to the Super Bowl - Tyler Polumbus plays for hometown Denver BroncosCherry Creek High School and University of Colorado Boulder football player Tyl
Cherry Creek, CU Grad going to the Super Bowl - Tyler Polumbus plays for hometown Denver Broncos
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 5 days ago
Cherry Creek High School and University of Colorado Boulder football player Tyler Polumbus is going to the Super Bowl. "It was a dream come true for me to get to start my career with the Broncos, I went away for 5 or 6 years and now I'm back and... Read more
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Craig Daily Press
Science workshop sparks experimental hands-on learning for Craig studentsFor Kenleigh Pubanz, watching — and feeling — science unfold changed the textur
Science workshop sparks experimental hands-on learning for Craig students
Craig Daily Press / Posted 5 days ago
For Kenleigh Pubanz, watching — and feeling — science unfold changed the texture of the way she usually studies the subject. “It was fun to build and create,” said Kenleigh, a 9-year-old fourth-grader at East Elementary School. She also discussed... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
13 things to do in Boulder County today, Feb. 2, 2016Adam Skolnick will speak about and sign his new book, "One Breath: Freediving,
13 things to do in Boulder County today, Feb. 2, 2016
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted 5 days ago
Adam Skolnick will speak about and sign his new book, "One Breath: Freediving, Death, and the Quest to Shatter Human Limits," tonight at the Boulder Book Store. (Courtesy photo) Competitive freediving, a sport built on diving as deep as possible on... Read more
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Aspen Daily News
Front Range resident facing felony charge after Highway 82 wreckA 20-year-old from the Front Range faces charges of felony vehicular assault an
Front Range resident facing felony charge after Highway 82 wreck
Aspen Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
A 20-year-old from the Front Range faces charges of felony vehicular assault and misdemeanor DUI after he allegedly caused a head-on collision on Highway 82 in Sunday evening's blizzard. Jack Galyon, a student at the University of Colorado-Boulder,... Read more
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The Advocate
President Obama right on climate change threat, because it is real and potentially devastatingResilience. It was the official buzzword of the anniversary of Hurricane Katri
President Obama right on climate change threat, because it is real and potentially devastating
The Advocate / Posted 6 days ago
Resilience. It was the official buzzword of the anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, and I’m guessing plenty of people don’t want to hear about it again for a good long while. Before we stick it on the shelf, though, it’s worth considering the concept,... Read more
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Newswise
Vaginal Microbes Can Be Partially Restored to C-Section Babies First direct evidence that simply transferring vaginal fluids from mother to n
Vaginal Microbes Can Be Partially Restored to C-Section Babies
Newswise / Posted 6 days ago
First direct evidence that simply transferring vaginal fluids from mother to newborn modifies a baby's microbiome Newswise — In a small pilot study, researchers at University of... Read more
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Greeley Tribune
UNC sports roundup for Feb. 1University of Northern Colorado women’s tennis shuts out Metro State The Unive
UNC sports roundup for Feb. 1
Greeley Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
University of Northern Colorado women’s tennis shuts out Metro State The University of Northern Colorado women’s tennis team picked up its second-straight shutout Sunday in a 7-0 win over Metro State University, Denver. Lea Krajcovicova, UNC’s No.... Read more
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Quartz
Our ancestors helped eat a 500-pound bird into extinction - Quartz TOO TASTY Emus, their eggs shown above, can reach almost 90 pounds.
Our ancestors helped eat a 500-pound bird into extinction
Quartz / Posted 7 days ago
- Quartz TOO TASTY Emus, their eggs shown above, can reach almost 90 pounds. Recent research suggests that 50,000 years ago, humans... Read more
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The Hindu
Giant bird eaten to extinction by humansBurn patterns on Genyornis newtoni eggshells indicate that humans were cooking
Giant bird eaten to extinction by humans
The Hindu / Posted 8 days ago
Burn patterns on Genyornis newtoni eggshells indicate that humans were cooking the bird eggs Researchers have found the first reliable evidence that humans played a substantial role in the extinction of a giant bird in Australia. Studies have shown... Read more
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New Kerala
Extinction of giant Australian bird points to humansNew York, Jan 30 : US researchers have found the first reliable evidence that h
Extinction of giant Australian bird points to humans
New Kerala / Posted 9 days ago
New York, Jan 30 : US researchers have found the first reliable evidence that humans played a substantial role in the extinction of Australian mega fauna -- large animal species in Australia with body mass estimates of more than 45 kilograms.... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Certain viral infections during pregnancy could cause behavioral changes in offspringA study published in the journal Science found that activation in pregnant mice
Certain viral infections during pregnancy could cause behavioral changes in offspring
News-Medical-Net / Posted 9 days ago
A study published in the journal Science found that activation in pregnant mice of a particular immune response, similar to what may occur with certain viral infections during pregnancy, alters the brain structure of the mouse offspring and causes... Read more
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Deseret News
Netflix introduces televangelist showsLOS ANGELES -- Alongside programs like “Orange Is the New Black” and “House of
Netflix introduces televangelist shows
Deseret News / Posted 9 days ago
LOS ANGELES -- Alongside programs like “Orange Is the New Black” and “House of Cards,” Netflix now offers users another type of content: Christian sermons. The online video streaming service added lectures by four popular Christian pastors in early... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
Put your beads on, Boulder! It's Mardi Gras timePaul Martin isn't from Louisiana. He's from Pittsburgh and lives in Boulder. B
Put your beads on, Boulder! It's Mardi Gras time
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted 9 days ago
Paul Martin isn't from Louisiana. He's from Pittsburgh and lives in Boulder. But something struck him when he heard a band play zydeco music live at the Fox Theatre in the mid-'90s. Paul Martin tries to bring a taste of New Orleans to Boulder all... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
28 things to do today, Jan. 29, in Boulder CountyFather, singer and Army veteran, Biff Gore's timeless raw vocals breathe life i
28 things to do today, Jan. 29, in Boulder County
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted 9 days ago
Father, singer and Army veteran, Biff Gore's timeless raw vocals breathe life into the rhythm and blues he knows so well. Singing a powerful rendition of "A Change is Gonna Come" by Sam Cooke, Biff unanimously earned his position on season 6 of NBC's... Read more
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Daily Mail
Humans wiped out ancient Australian dodo-bird by eating its giant eggsIt's no yoke! Humans wiped out an ancient Australian dodo-like bird by feasting
Humans wiped out ancient Australian dodo-bird by eating its giant eggs
Daily Mail / Posted 9 days ago
It's no yoke! Humans wiped out an ancient Australian dodo-like bird by feasting on its giant eggs 50,000 years ago Flightless Genyornis newtoni stood over 7ft tall and weighed 500lbs But early humans developed a taste for roasting its melon-sized... Read more
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PhysOrg
Ancient extinction of giant Australian bird points to humansAn illustration of a giant flightless bird known as Genyornis newtoni, surprise
Ancient extinction of giant Australian bird points to humans
PhysOrg / Posted 10 days ago
An illustration of a giant flightless bird known as Genyornis newtoni, surprised on her nest by a 1 ton, predatory lizard named Megalania prisca in Australia roughly 50,000 thousand years ago. . Credit: Peter Trusler, Monash University The first... Read more
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Colorado Daily
Na'an Stop returns to Boulder after nonstop tourThe guys in the band Na'an Stop live together. They create together. They tour
Na'an Stop returns to Boulder after nonstop tour
Colorado Daily / Posted 10 days ago
The guys in the band Na'an Stop live together. They create together. They tour together. And then they return from touring together and live together some more (one or two girlfriends live with them, too, it seems). They must really, really be... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
Na'an Stop returns to Boulder after nonstop tourThe guys in the band Na'an Stop live together. They create together. They tour
Na'an Stop returns to Boulder after nonstop tour
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted 10 days ago
The guys in the band Na'an Stop live together. They create together. They tour together. And then they return from touring together and live together some more (one or two girlfriends live with them, too, it seems). They must really, really be... Read more
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Op-Ed News
US electricity could be powered mostly by the sun and wind by 2030: Rapid, affordable energy transformation possibleThe United States could slash greenhouse gas emissions from power production by
US electricity could be powered mostly by the sun and wind by 2030: Rapid, affordable energy transformation possible
Op-Ed News / Posted 10 days ago
The United States could slash greenhouse gas emissions from power production by up to 78 percent below 1990 levels within 15 years while meeting increased demand, according to a new study by NOAA and University of Colorado Boulder researchers. [Again... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
23 things to do in Boulder County today, Jan. 28, 2016Rolling Stone contributing editor Steve Knopper delves deeply into Michael Jack
23 things to do in Boulder County today, Jan. 28, 2016
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted 10 days ago
Rolling Stone contributing editor Steve Knopper delves deeply into Michael Jackson's music and talent in "MJ: The Genius of Michael Jackson." From the artist's early days with the Jackson 5, to his stratospheric success as a solo artist, to "Beat It"... Read more
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Denver Post
Challenger space shuttle tragedy left lasting imprint on ColoradoThirty years later, he remembers where he was that day with painful clarity: On
Challenger space shuttle tragedy left lasting imprint on Colorado
Denver Post / Posted 11 days ago
Thirty years later, he remembers where he was that day with painful clarity: On the roof of the launch control center, with the families of the seven crew members aboard the Space Shuttle Challenger. Jim Voss, then a supporting player who would... Read more
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Vail Daily
Good news for skiers, and good news for riversAn assumption could be made that Coloradans are more attuned to their weather s
Good news for skiers, and good news for rivers
Vail Daily / Posted 11 days ago
An assumption could be made that Coloradans are more attuned to their weather surroundings than are most other people in the country. That’s why the words “El Nino” inspire such a sense of hope and anticipation when uttered to the wishful ears of... Read more
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Op-Ed News
US electricity could be powered mostlyThe United States could slash greenhouse gas emissions from power production by
US electricity could be powered mostly
Op-Ed News / Posted 11 days ago
The United States could slash greenhouse gas emissions from power production by up to 78 percent below 1990 levels within 15 years while meeting increased demand, according to a new study by NOAA and University of Colorado Boulder researchers. [Again... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
14 things to do in Boulder County today, Jan. 27, 2016Enjoy the music of the big band era at a concert featuring the Denver Municipal
14 things to do in Boulder County today, Jan. 27, 2016
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted 11 days ago
Enjoy the music of the big band era at a concert featuring the Denver Municipal Band which was founded in Denver in the 1860s and is the oldest professional concert band in the continental United States. The repertory includes classics such as "In... Read more
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Science Daily
US electricity could be powered mostly by the sun and wind by 2030: Rapid, affordable energy transformation possibleThe study used a sophisticated mathematical model to evaluate future cost, dema
US electricity could be powered mostly by the sun and wind by 2030: Rapid, affordable energy transformation possible
Science Daily / Posted 11 days ago
The study used a sophisticated mathematical model to evaluate future cost, demand, generation and transmission scenarios. It found that with improvements in transmission infrastructure, weather-driven renewable resources could supply most of the... Read more
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The Scientist
Telomerase OverdriveEPIGENETIC ACTIVATION: A single base-pair mutation (lower allele) leads to epig
Telomerase Overdrive
The Scientist / Posted 13 days ago
EPIGENETIC ACTIVATION: A single base-pair mutation (lower allele) leads to epigenetic changes that promote expression of a telomerase gene.COURTESY OF JOSH STERN EDITOR'S CHOICE IN GENETICS & GENOMICS The paper J.L. Stern et al., “Mutation of the... Read more
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The Mercury News
Mars rover, expected to last 90 days, marks 12 years on the red planet NASA scientists Keith Martin, foreground, and Hung Vo prepare for a test run
Mars rover, expected to last 90 days, marks 12 years on the red planet
The Mercury News / Posted 13 days ago
NASA scientists Keith Martin, foreground, and Hung Vo prepare for a test run with a full-scale copy, minus some equipment, of Spirit and Opportunity in a parking lot behind the... Read more
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PhysOrg
Rapid, affordable energy transformation possible, study saysA high-resolution map based on NOAA weather data showing one measure of wind en
Rapid, affordable energy transformation possible, study says
PhysOrg / Posted 13 days ago
A high-resolution map based on NOAA weather data showing one measure of wind energy potential across the United States in 2012. Credit: Chris Clack/CIRES The United States could slash greenhouse gas emissions from power production by up to 78 percent... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Why Female Professors Get Lower RatingsPhoto by LA Johnson NPR Picture your favorite college professor. Here are some
Why Female Professors Get Lower Ratings
KPBS San Diego / Posted 13 days ago
Photo by LA Johnson NPR Picture your favorite college professor. Here are some adjectives that might come to mind: Wise. Funny. Caring. Prompt. Passionate. Organized. Tough but fair. Now, are you thinking of a man or a woman? A new study argues... Read more
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Summit Daily News
Mountain Town News: A river still free-flowing but not without changesDENVER, Colo. – In 2013, Colorado landscape photographer John Fielder took a ra
Mountain Town News: A river still free-flowing but not without changes
Summit Daily News / Posted 15 days ago
DENVER, Colo. – In 2013, Colorado landscape photographer John Fielder took a raft trip down the Yampa River, starting at Steamboat Springs, in preparation for his latest coffee-table book. An accountant by training, Fielder is that rare individual... Read more
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Greeley Tribune
University of Northern Colorado looking to sell University Apartments; enrollment for College of BusA week after receiving a $4.2 million pledge to the Monfort College of Business
University of Northern Colorado looking to sell University Apartments; enrollment for College of Bus
Greeley Tribune / Posted 16 days ago
A week after receiving a $4.2 million pledge to the Monfort College of Business from the Monfort Family Foundation, University of Northern Colorado officials announced a projected 24 percent drop in enrollment at the college for 2016. UNC trustees,... Read more
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Japan Today
Sleeping in on weekends may help reduce diabetes risk ‹ Japan TodayGetting too little sleep during the week can increase some risk factors for dia
Sleeping in on weekends may help reduce diabetes risk ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 17 days ago
Getting too little sleep during the week can increase some risk factors for diabetes, but sleeping late on weekends might help improve the picture, a small U.S. study suggests. Researchers conducted a sleep experiment with 19 healthy young men and... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
23 things to do in Boulder County today, Jan. 21, 2016The magical public art created in and around proactive, beautiful Boulder is gi
23 things to do in Boulder County today, Jan. 21, 2016
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted 17 days ago
The magical public art created in and around proactive, beautiful Boulder is given permanence in "Artscape Boulder, CO" by Gayl Gray, an appreciative photographer. Whether humorous, bright or sophisticated these works reflect remarkable talent. Find... Read more
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Daily Mail
Quantum nanoparticles 20,000 times smaller than hair kill superbugsCould quantum dots win the battle against superbugs? Researchers say nanopartic
Quantum nanoparticles 20,000 times smaller than hair kill superbugs
Daily Mail / Posted 18 days ago
Could quantum dots win the battle against superbugs? Researchers say nanoparticles 20,000 times smaller than a human hair can kill bacteria Dots resemble the tiny semiconductors used in consumer electronics Successfully killed 92 percent of... Read more
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The Washington Times
Climate debate heats up after 2015 described as warmest year on recordFederal climate scientists announced Wednesday that 2015 was the hottest year o
Climate debate heats up after 2015 described as warmest year on record
The Washington Times / Posted 18 days ago
Federal climate scientists announced Wednesday that 2015 was the hottest year on record, fueling another round in the global-warming debate as climate skeptics challenged the findings. Even as the East Coast braced for a mammoth snowstorm, the... Read more
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FOX News
5 myths and facts about vitamin CMost people know a thing or two about vitamin C, like that it’s in orange juice
5 myths and facts about vitamin C
FOX News / Posted 18 days ago
Most people know a thing or two about vitamin C, like that it’s in orange juice, or that without it you can develop scurvy (as sailors famously did). But myths about this essential nutrient are also still fairly common, and the truth is our knowledge... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
PD: Man groped woman in broad daylight at CU Boulder near Norlin QuadBOULDER, Colo. - CU Boulder police are looking for a man who groped a woman in
PD: Man groped woman in broad daylight at CU Boulder near Norlin Quad
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 18 days ago
BOULDER, Colo. - CU Boulder police are looking for a man who groped a woman in broad daylight. The female student called police last Thursday and said a man grabbed her buttocks, hugged her and tried to kiss her, without her consent, at... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
New player Masten eyes Space Coast for launches, researchA scrappy but successful startup in the space industry, Masten Space Systems, i
New player Masten eyes Space Coast for launches, research
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 19 days ago
A scrappy but successful startup in the space industry, Masten Space Systems, is making new moves toward opening an office at Cape Canaveral. Masten recently hired former NASA engineer Jason Hopkins as a business-development scout at Kennedy Space... Read more
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express
Your weekend LIE-IN could REDUCE diabetes risk – and here’s how to drift off HITTING snooze on your alarm may stave off the risk of developing type 2 diab
Your weekend LIE-IN could REDUCE diabetes risk – and here’s how to drift off
express / Posted 19 days ago
HITTING snooze on your alarm may stave off the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, researchers have found. Hitting snooze may benefit your health, say researchers Having... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
13 things to do in Boulder County today, Jan. 19, 2016From Page to Screen Penned in Boulder, Maura Weiler's bestselling debut novel,
13 things to do in Boulder County today, Jan. 19, 2016
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted 19 days ago
From Page to Screen Penned in Boulder, Maura Weiler's bestselling debut novel, "Contrition," follows Dorie McKenna, a journalist and adoptee who discovers that she has a twin sister who is a world-class painter. Dorie wants to introduce her sisters... Read more
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