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Mon May 13, 2013

As Suicides Outnumber Homicides, Will Safer Firearms Help?

Activists lined the steps at the Colorado Capitol with shoes in April to symbolize the more than 500 people killed each year in Colorado with guns, the majority of them in suicides
Credit Rose Richards / Colorado Public News


Fri May 3, 2013

Technology For Life: Hydraulic Foot Prosthetic Makes Walking Easier

The hydraulic ankle in this new prosthetic foot gives Bob a degree of motion in his ankle, something he says he's never had in another prosthetic.
Jackie Fortier KUNC


Thu May 2, 2013

Technology For Life: How Students With Disabilities Are Attending College At Record Rates

Esha holds up a keyboard for low vision students.
Jackie Fortier KUNC


Thu April 18, 2013
Shots - Health News

Bacteria On Dog Lovers' Skin Reveal Their Affection

Originally published on Fri April 19, 2013 11:43 am

Should we say Germ-an shepherd? Mango Doucleff, of Washington, shows off the bacteria living on her tongue, which also flourish on her owner's skin.
Michaeleen Doucleff NPR

Well, it looks like there really is such as thing as a dog person.

Humans who share their homes with canines also share the similar bacterial houseguests on their skin, ecologists reported Tuesday in the journal eLIFE.

In fact, two dog owners who don't even know each other have about as many of the skin bacteria in common as a married couple living together.

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Sat April 13, 2013

LASP Receives $36 Million Grant To Measure Space Weather

The ultraviolet imaging spectrograph, built at the University of Colorado will be placed on a satellite to measure densities and temperatures in Earth’s thermosphere and ionosphere.