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University Of Colorado Boulder Students Developing Robotic Gardening Technology
2014-07-07 03:25:08

By Bob Granath, NASA For more than a half-century, NASA has made the stuff of science fiction into reality. Researchers are continuing that tradition by designing robots to work in a deep-space habitat, tending gardens and growing food for astronaut explorers. It sounds like a concept from Star Wars, but a team of graduate students from the University of Colorado Boulder is now developing the innovative technology to make it possible. As astronauts explore beyond Earth, they will need...

2014-07-02 23:00:57

The next episode of “Extreme Weight Loss” Season Four explores guilt and personal forgiveness, focusing on a man from St. Louis, Mo. who felt responsible for his siblings’ deaths. Unable to deal with the guilt, David became an excessive eater, eventually reaching 413 pounds. This episode documents his yearlong physical and emotional transformation. AURORA, CO (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 The next episode of “Extreme Weight Loss” Season Four explores guilt and personal forgiveness,...

2014-06-24 23:18:33

The hit series “Extreme Weight Loss,” produced by Eyeworks USA, has been picked up for a fifth season by the ABC Television Network, and that’s good news for the University of Colorado’s Anschutz Health and Wellness Center (AHWC) in Aurora, Colorado. Aurora, Colo. (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 The hit series “Extreme Weight Loss,” produced by Eyeworks USA, has been picked up for a fifth season by the ABC Television Network, and that’s good news for the University of Colorado’s...

2014-06-19 23:01:06

The next episode of “Extreme Weight Loss” Season Four may be one of the most powerful episodes -- focusing on a man abused as a child by someone he should have been able to trust. His journey to healing began at the University of Colorado Anschutz Health and Wellness Center. Aurora, Co (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 The next episode of “Extreme Weight Loss” Season Four is one of the most powerful episodes yet, focusing on a man who, as a child, was abused by someone he should have been...

2014-05-28 20:22:45

AURORA, Colo., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Colorado Anschutz Health and Wellness Center today released an infographic and videos featuring commentary from the lead authors of a groundbreaking new study in Obesity which found that drinking diet beverages helps people lose weight. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140528/92041 Video -...

2014-05-07 12:34:28

CU Boulder Alumnus Encourages Entrepreneurial Thinking BOULDER, Colo., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rally (NYSE: RALY), a leading global provider of enterprise-class software and services solutions to drive business agility, today announced that Tim Miller, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will give the commencement address for the Department of Economics at the University of Colorado at Boulder on May 8. Miller is an alumnus of CU Boulder, holding an M.S. in management science and...

2014-05-01 23:13:38

ColdQuanta Wins University of Colorado Technology Transfer Award Boulder, Colorado (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 Last week, the University of Colorado Technology Transfer Office recognized ColdQuanta as Company of the Year at an awards ceremony co-hosted and sponsored by Faegre Baker Daniels LLC. “ColdQuanta is commercializing some of the most innovative technology to come out of CU,” said Ted Weverka, a University of Colorado licensing manager. “The company has had consistent growth, with...

2014-04-15 23:01:28

The Rocky Mountain Lighting Academy (RMLA) will offer a one-of-a-kind immersive educational opportunity for lighting professionals this summer at the University of Colorado Boulder. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 The Rocky Mountain Lighting Academy (RMLA) will offer a one-of-a-kind immersive educational opportunity for lighting professionals this summer at the University of Colorado Boulder. The RMLA’s Summer Lighting Course is scheduled for June 23-27 on the CU-Boulder campus. The...

Runny Nose? Researchers Dig For Clues
2014-04-11 05:28:12

Dan Meyers, University of Colorado Denver Scientists at the University of Colorado School of Medicine have shed light on one of the most common of ailments – the runny nose. Your respiratory tract is under constant attack and the nose is the first line of defense. Often, especially as the weather warms, the assault comes from allergens, which cause the body to fight off a perceived threat. Infections, too, are a problem. But millions of people get a runny nose and have difficulty...

2014-04-09 23:01:41

Tremendous growth in enrollments and a changing economic, technological and reputational landscape have prompted the College of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Colorado Boulder to set two ambitious new goals for the year 2020. Improvements in the college’s “Best Graduate Schools” rankings, released in mid-March by U.S. News & World Report, indicate good progress in the right direction. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Tremendous growth in enrollments and a...


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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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