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Air quality from Greeley to Ghana

CU Boulder scientists, in collaboration with scientists all over the world, are studying air quality with new technology and local help. 

CU Boulder’s “Superhuman” Lab is making programming more accessible

How do we teach young visually-impaired students how to program, when current methods rely so heavily on images?

August Science Horoscopes

Why should scientists, notorious naysayers, miss out on the fun of horoscopes? See what’s in store for your August.

Graduate Student Snapshots: Harrison Gray

On his way to a Ph. D. in geology, Gray models the evolution of landscapes by day and saves the heavy weights for his life outside of science.

Why chasing Bigfoot could actually be good for science

Scientists can, and do, leverage public interest in strange creatures to do large sequencing projects

#ThanksScience: The Power of Squeezing Rocks

How piezoelectricity has quietly influenced the world for over a century

Scientists across the country map insects inside our homes: most use swabs, a handful use sequencers

Until recently, we didn’t know how many arthropods lived with us, or how those species were spread across the United States.

Day in the Life: Grace Guryan

Hydrologist and hydrogeologist Grace Guryan talks fieldwork, water law, and conservation with Science Buffs reporter Graycen Wheeler.

July Science Horoscopes

Why should scientists, notorious naysayers, miss out on the fun of horoscopes? See what’s in store for your July.