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October 15, 2011
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New Technologies Challenge Old Ideas About Early Hominid Diets

New assessments by researchers using the latest high-tech tools to study the diets of early hominids are challenging long-held assumptions about what our ancestors ate, says a study by the University of Colorado Boulder and the University of Arkansas. By … Continue reading

January 31, 2011
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Warming North Atlantic Water Tied to Heating Arctic, According to New Study

The temperatures of North Atlantic Ocean water flowing north into the Arctic Ocean adjacent to Greenland — the warmest water in at least 2,000 years — are likely related to the amplification of global warming in the Arctic, says a … Continue reading

January 8, 2011
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Men With Macho Faces Attractive to Fertile Women, Researchers Find

When their romantic partners are not quintessentially masculine, women in their fertile phase are more likely to fantasize about masculine-looking men than are women paired with George Clooney types. But women with masculine-looking partners do not necessarily become more attracted … Continue reading

November 13, 2010
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Stem Cell Transplants in Mice Produce Lifelong Enhancement of Muscle Mass

A University of Colorado at Boulder-led study shows that specific types of stem cells transplanted into the leg muscles of mice prevented the loss of muscle function and mass that normally occurs with aging, a finding with potential uses in … Continue reading

October 16, 2010
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For Those Who Don’t Exercise or Watch Their Diets, CU ‘Nutraceutical’ Research Could Help

University of Colorado at Boulder Professor Douglas R. Seals has amassed scientific evidence indicating that exercise, weight loss, good nutrition and salt restriction can cut your chances of getting cardiovascular disease, the United States’ No. 1 killer. But Seals knows … Continue reading

October 8, 2010
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CU-Boulder-Led Hubble Astronomy Team Uncovers Evidence of Early Heated Universe

If you think global warming is bad, 11 billion years ago the entire universe underwent what might be called universal warming. The consequence of that early heating was that fierce blasts of radiation from voracious black holes stunted the growth … Continue reading

September 17, 2010
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Arctic Sea Ice Reaches Lowest 2010 Extent, Third Lowest in Satellite Record

The Arctic sea ice cover appears to have reached its minimum extent for the year, the third-lowest recorded since satellites began measuring sea ice extent in 1979, according to the University of Colorado at Boulder’s National Snow and Ice Data … Continue reading