Quantcast

Latest University of Colorado Stories

2013-11-04 14:17:10

Parents and students surveyed responded positively Two new studies show that parents and students have highly positive views of school-based health centers (SBHCs) and suggest that they can serve as the `medical home' for an often low-income, at-risk population. "These centers are focused on increasing access to care for underserved students, especially adolescents," said study author Sean O'Leary, MD, MPH, an investigator at the Children's Outcomes Research Program, affiliated with the...

2013-10-27 23:00:49

A study lead by scientists at University of Colorado Cancer Center and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston has uncovered a new sub-type of lung cancer. AURORA, Colo. (PRWEB) October 27, 2013 A study lead by scientists at University of Colorado Cancer Center and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston has uncovered a new sub-type of lung cancer. The study revealed a gene fusion - a forced merger of two normally separate genes – that spurs the cells to divide rapidly causing non-small...

Breakthrough In Photonics Could Allow For Faster Electronics
2013-10-01 12:17:44

University of Colorado at Boulder A pair of breakthroughs in the field of silicon photonics by researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Micron Technology Inc. could allow for the trajectory of exponential improvement in microprocessors that began nearly half a century ago—known as Moore's Law—to continue well into the future, allowing for increasingly faster electronics, from supercomputers to laptops to smartphones. The...

2013-09-16 23:01:17

CU Toxicology works to build a better drug test. Aurora, Colorado (PRWEB) September 16, 2013 The low-slung brick building at the far east end of the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus doesn’t offer any hint about the work going on within: a unique private-public collaboration intent on bringing revenue measured in the millions—even billions—back to the university. The building houses the iC42 laboratory, with three mass spectrometers churning out results that lab...

2013-09-11 23:01:44

Nanoly Bioscience of Boulder and the University of Colorado recently entered into an option agreement that will enable the startup company to develop a technique for protecting vaccines during delivery to rural and less-developed areas of the world. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) September 11, 2013 Nanoly Bioscience of Boulder and the University of Colorado recently entered into an option agreement that will enable the startup company to develop a technique for protecting vaccines during delivery to...

2013-09-10 23:02:58

A University of Colorado Cancer Center study published today in the journal Cancer shows that the current criteria used to match lung cancers with the drug crizotinib may miss some patients who could benefit from the drug. Aurora, Colo. (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 A University of Colorado Cancer Center study published today in the journal Cancer shows that the current criteria used to match lung cancers with the drug crizotinib may miss some patients who could benefit from the drug. The...

Black Carbon Suspect In Mid-1800s Alps Glacier Retreat
2013-09-03 08:17:32

University of Colorado at Boulder Scientists have uncovered strong evidence that soot, or black carbon, sent into the air by a rapidly industrializing Europe, likely caused the abrupt retreat of mountain glaciers in the European Alps. The research, published Sept. 2 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, may help resolve a longstanding scientific debate about why the Alps glaciers retreated beginning in the 1860s, decades before global temperatures started rising again....

2013-08-14 23:01:38

Student-athletes at University of Colorado Boulder are honing their athletic performance with help from the experts at CU’s Anschutz Health and Wellness Center (AHWC). Athletes from CU’s football team and men’s and women’s basketball teams are participating in leading-edge testing and monitoring allowing them to get the most of their training and perform to their best ability while avoiding injury. AURORA, Colo. (PRWEB) August 14, 2013 Student-athletes at University of Colorado...

2013-08-08 23:26:02

FileTek, Inc., a leading provider of large-scale data management, Big Data storage virtualization, and active archive solutions, today announced that the University of Colorado Boulder Libraries selected a StorHouse® ForeverNAS™ system to store, manage, and protect their digital media assets. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) August 08, 2013 FileTek, Inc., a leading provider of large-scale data management, Big Data storage virtualization, and active archive solutions, today announced that the...


Latest University of Colorado Reference Libraries

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...

More Articles (1 articles) »
Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
Related