CU Boulder researcher explores brain‘s link to back pain

CU Boulder researcher explores brain‘s link to back pain

The University of Colorado Chronic Back Pain Study Who is qualified? Adults 21 to 70 who have suffered chronic back pain over the past three months How to volunteer: Go to: For the many who suffer some measure of nagging back pain, it might come as a surprise that a lot of that discomfort could well be explained by what is happening in their brains. A large-scale study is underway […]

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Winds carry oil, gas pollutants into Boulder County, CU researchers say

Winds carry oil, gas pollutants into Boulder County, CU researchers say

Winds carry air pollutants into Boulder County from oil and natural gas development, likely in Weld County, according to local researchers. More than a year ago, University of Colorado researchers embarked on a project to track Boulder‘s air quality that is sponsored by Boulder County Public Health and in partnership with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. Since then, a system of instruments in a nondescript white shed […]

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Boulder researchers see stronger, wetter hurricanes in a warmer climate

Boulder researchers see stronger, wetter hurricanes in a warmer climate

With the start of a new hurricane season looming on Friday, a new study out of Boulder‘s National Center for Atmospheric Research predicts that hurricanes at the end of this century could be slower moving, stronger and wetter. Researchers led by NCAR project scientist Ethan Gutmann, in , leveraged a large, new data set created by running NCAR‘s Weather Research and Forecasting model to compare high-resolution computer simulations of 22 […]

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