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CU becomes region’s first federal data research hub

Social scientists and health researchers from across Colorado and neighboring states will soon have abundant U.S. Census and other federal statistical data available to them in a secure setting at the University of Colorado Boulder.

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Human use of fire changes over time

Humans use fire for heating, cooking, managing lands and, more recently, fueling industrial processes. Now, research from the University of Colorado has found that these various means of using fire are inversely related to one another, providing new insight into how people are changing the face of fire.

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Kidney disease linked to climate change

Global warming will likely exacerbate epidemics of chronic kidney disease seen recently in hot, rural regions of the world, according to a new assessment by an international team of researchers, including two from the University of Colorado Boulder.

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Injections of soil bacteria have health benefits in mice

Injections of the soil bacterium Mycobacterium vaccae (M. vaccae NCTC 11659) promote stress resilience and improve coping behaviors in mice, according to a new study led by the University of Colorado Boulder.

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Students get special deal on crash course in bridge

The Boulder Bridge Club will host a “Learn Bridge in a Day” event in Boulder on May 21, and the event is offering the deal to CU-Boulder students for $10. The price for others is $25.

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Raising body temperature relieves depression, study finds

Raising the body temperature of depressed volunteers to the equivalent of a mild fever improved their symptoms of major depression for as long as six weeks after a single treatment, results from a new study show.

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