University of Colorado (CU)

7:54am

Sun July 15, 2012
Health

Surfing And Cycling With Stage 4 Lung Cancer

Two years ago, Coloradan Andy Bonnett had Stage 4 lung cancer. Now tumor-free, he recently took up surfing.
Dan Armstrong

Physicians at the University of Colorado Hospital are finding startling success with medications that are made to match the genes of a particular lung cancer. The new strategy means the drugs work only on certain patients – but they can work really well.

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12:15pm

Mon July 9, 2012

6:00am

Sun July 8, 2012
Environment

Nitrogen Pollution Already Changing Rocky Mountain National Park

Researchers Isabel Ashton (left) and John Murgel (right) chart vegetation changes caused by atmospheric nitrogen pollution in Rocky Mountain National Park.
William Bowman University of Colorado

It’s hard to notice now, but according to a new study from the University of Colorado, the extra sprouting of a small plant high in the Rocky Mountains is the first indication that nitrogen pollution is altering the sensitive alpine region.

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3:39pm

Mon July 2, 2012
Business

Colorado More Optimistic Than Nation About Economy

The Leeds Business Confidence Index dropped from 62.2 in Q2 to 53.6 in Q3.
University of Colorado

For the 29th consecutive quarter Colorado businesses remain more optimistic about the economy than the rest of the nation, according to a quarterly economic confidence report released by the Leeds Business School at the University of Colorado.

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1:03pm

Mon July 2, 2012
Science

Ancient Teeth Reveal Surprisingly Crunchy Hominin Snacks

The skull of one of the two Australopithecus sediba skeletons.
Paul Sandberg University of Colorado-Boulder

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