University of Colorado (CU)

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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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

7:43am

Tue October 9, 2012
Science

Boulder's David Wineland Shares 2012 Nobel Prize In Physics With Serge Haroche

Physicist David J. Wineland of NIST Boulder Laboratories in Colorado
NIST

Two scientists – one French, one American - have won the 2012 Nobel Prize in physics. Serge Haroche and David Wineland will share the $1.2 million award for their work in quantum physics.

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11:43am

Thu September 20, 2012
The Two-Way

Justice Ginsburg Predicts Gay Marriage Question Headed To High Court

Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
J. Scott Applewhite AP

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg made a bit of news during an appearance at the University of Colorado, yesterday. When she was asked a question about the issue of gay marriage, she smiled and declined to answer, the AP reports. She said the issue is likely to come up before the court, so she couldn't adress it.

"I think it's most likely that we will have that issue before the court toward the end of the current term," she said.

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1:44pm

Sun September 16, 2012

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