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4:57pm

Tue October 16, 2012
Education

CU Holding a Second Meeting on Concealed Carry Gun Permits

KUNC file photo

CU will hold a second town hall meeting on Wednesday to answer questions about the Conceal Carry Act, which allows concealed carry permit holders to bring guns to campus.

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7:44am

Mon October 15, 2012
Politics

Boulder Visit Canceled, Greeley Still A Go For Biden Visit

Vice President Joe Biden at a campaign stop in Merrimack, NH, September 22, 2012
Marc Nozell Flickr- Creative Commons

Citing a scheduling conflict, Vice President Joe Biden’s visit to the Colorado Chautauqua Tuesday has been canceled. Biden is expected to still campaign Wednesday in Greeley.

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3:28pm

Fri October 12, 2012
Shots - Health Blog

Where You Live May Determine What Lives Inside Your Mouth

Scientists examined bacteria in the mouths of twins, and found that it's not as similar as they thought it would be.
Sharon Dominick iStockphoto

Lately, we've been learning more and more about the teeming masses of bacteria inside our bodies - essentially trillions of tiny organisms that make us sick and keep us healthy.

Now two scientists at the University of Colorado have dared to ask what kinds of bacteria lives inside our mouths. And they're finding some pretty surprising things in there.

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5:58pm

Tue October 9, 2012
Science

Nobel In Physics: Your Tax Dollars At Work

Originally published on Wed October 10, 2012 8:45 am

In this combination of photos, American physicist David Wineland (left) speaks at a news conference in Boulder, Colo., and French physicist Serge Haroche speaks to the media in Paris after they were named winners of the 2012 Nobel Prize in physics.
Ed Andrieski, Michel Euler AP

You wouldn't be surprised to learn that a laboratory run by the U.S. Department of Commerce is working on more precise methods to measure stuff.

However, you might not expect it to be at the cutting edge of the mind-bending world of quantum physics. But on Tuesday, David Wineland became the fourth employee at the National Institute for Standards and Technology, a federal lab, to win a Nobel since 1997. Wineland learned he will share the Nobel Prize in physics with Frenchman Serge Haroche for work that's both esoteric and practical.

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1:36pm

Tue October 9, 2012
Science

VIDEO: "Pinch Me To Make Sure This Is Really Happening," Says Boulder Nobel Winner

NIST physicist David Wineland adjusts an ultraviolet laser beam used to manipulate ions in a high-vacuum apparatus containing an "ion trap."
Geoffrey Wheeler NIST

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