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2014-09-15 23:11:36

A collaborative study between researchers at the University of Colorado Cancer Center and the National Cancer Institute (NCI) published today in the journal Clinical Cancer Research takes an important step toward answering the question: which altered genes are most to blame for bladder cancer? AURORA, Colo. (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 The story of cancer care seems so simple: find the mutated gene that causes cancer and turn it off or fix it. But rarely does a single gene cause cancer....

2014-09-08 23:12:05

The second annual Community Wealth Building Conference for Metro Denver will take place on the Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora, Colorado on Saturday, September 27, 2014. Denver, CO (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 This year’s theme is “Creating a Cooperative Economy,” and will focus on strategies and initiatives that build community-based wealth, create good jobs, and grow a more just and sustainable economy, particularly in lower income and disenfranchised communities. The day-long...

2014-09-04 23:01:31

Tweets sent during last year’s massive flooding on Colorado’s Front Range were able to detail the scope of damage to the area’s infrastructure, according to a recent study by the University of Colorado Boulder. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 Tweets sent during last year’s massive flooding on Colorado’s Front Range were able to detail the scope of damage to the area’s infrastructure, according to a study by the University of Colorado Boulder. The findings can help...

2014-08-28 23:14:14

The next episode of “Extreme Weight Loss” Season Four introduces Rod, a fun-loving drama coach from Tallahassee, Fla. who longs to audition for roles on Broadway, but his 448-pound frame has made achieving that dream impossible. This episode documents his year-long physical and emotional journey. Aurora, Colo. (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 The next episode of “Extreme Weight Loss” Season Four introduces a fun-loving man from Tallahassee, Fla. He’s a drama coach who longs to audition...

2014-08-26 23:13:56

The Jonathan Merage Foundation committed to a $130,000 investment to the University of Colorado Boulder’s College of Engineering and Applied Science for the procurement of a tracker vehicle and a new lightning detection instrument to be integrated into a small, unmanned aircraft. This system is being designed to measure electric field changes associated with lightning strikes. Englewood, CO (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 This investment is a continuation of support from the Jonathan Merage...

2014-08-20 16:21:14

Summer camps offered hands-on learning in cybersecurity, clean energy technology, biomedical engineering, rocketry and robotics AURORA, Colo. and COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) partnered again with local high schools and universities to co-host summer camps in July and Aug. featuring hands-on learning opportunities in cybersecurity, clean energy technologies, biomedical engineering, rocketry and robotics....

2014-08-13 23:00:55

The next episode of “Extreme Weight Loss” Season Four introduces a man from Oklahoma City who put on weight as he battled depression after serving in the military and a Las Vegas woman who’s been overweight and bullied since childhood. Only one of the two will complete the full year-long transformational journey. Aurora, Colo. (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 The next episode of “Extreme Weight Loss” Season Four introduces a man from Oklahoma City who put on weight as he battled...

2014-08-07 23:11:01

The next episode of “Extreme Weight Loss” Season Four introduces a woman from Owensboro, Ky. who, at just 4’5” tall, has faced a lifelong struggle with her height…and her weight. Sara is the first “little person” featured on the show and believes that being nearly 150 pounds overweight is holding her back from her true potential. AURORA, Colo. (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 The next episode of “Extreme Weight Loss” Season Four introduces a woman from Owensboro, Ky. who, at just...

2014-07-31 23:02:21

A program for anyone looking to experience weight loss “boot camp” is coming to the University of Colorado Anschutz Health and Wellness Center (AHWC) as a one-week destination weight loss boot camp and transformation program. “Extreme Weight Loss: Destination Boot Camp,” a collaboration between AHWC and Eyeworks USA, is an evidenced-based program inspired by the unscripted series “Extreme Weight Loss,” produced for ABC by Eyeworks USA. AURORA, Colo. (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 A...

green schoolyards
2014-07-23 02:00:14

Elizabeth Lock, University of Colorado at Boulder Playing in schoolyards that feature natural habitats and trees and not just asphalt and recreation equipment reduces children's stress and inattention, according to a University of Colorado Boulder study. Working on class assignments or gardening in such settings also provide stress-reducing benefits for youth, according to a paper published in the journal Health & Place. The study is one of the first of its kind to focus on the...


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James Shelton Voss
2012-10-27 14:01:58

James Shelton Voss is a retired NASA astronaut as well as a retired United States Army Colonel. Voss now serves as the Vice President of Engineering at SpaceDev. On March 3, 1949, Voss was born in Cordova, Alabama but later moved to Opelika, Alabama to live and be raised by his grandparents. He went on to join the wrestling team at Opelika High School and after graduating, he went on to join the wrestling at Auburn University. There, he also was elected as Chapter President of the Theta Xi...

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malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'