Science & Technology
CU anthropologist: Ancient settlements share mathematical similarities to modern cities

CU anthropologist: Ancient settlements share mathematical similarities to modern cities

Visitors to the ancient city of Teotihuacan—with its pyramidal structures arranged in careful geometric patterns, its temples, and its massive central thoroughfare, dubbed Street of the Dead—in Mexico…

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Mountain climber Luis Benitez faces some high hurdles to growing state’s outdoor industry

Mountain climber Luis Benitez faces some high hurdles to growing state’s outdoor industry

Editor’s note: This story first appeared in the Colorado Statesman: Luis Benitez has encountered all…

Hullinghorst hopeful latest draft of local-control bill will fly

Hullinghorst hopeful latest draft of local-control bill will fly

Colorado House Majority Leader Dickey Lee Hullinghorst on Friday confirmed the administration of Gov. John…

State cites fewer closures of the Interstate 70 corridor but longer durations

State cites fewer closures of the Interstate 70 corridor but longer durations

State highway officials say that despite all the negative publicity this past ski season there…

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Development & Real Estate

EPA co-hosts New Partners for Smart Growth Conference in Denver

EPA co-hosts New Partners for Smart Growth Conference in Denver

Denver has put itself in the urban planning-spotlight in recent years with its bike share program, its light-rail system, and a host of other transit-oriented development projects, and…

Detroit Future City: Lessons for the West from a city that learned the hard way

Detroit Future City: Lessons for the West from a city that learned the hard way

A great experiment is under way in the American Midwest. It didn’t happen by design – in fact, much of what’s happened in Detroit is due to a…

A Colorado county aims to capitalize on real estate’s walkability trend

A Colorado county aims to capitalize on real estate’s walkability trend

The trend toward walkable neighborhoods seems to be gaining strength, according to a new report from the National Association of Realtors released October 31. Sixty percent of respondents…

Health

Playing ‘Russian roulette’ with the flu

Playing ‘Russian roulette’ with the flu

Influenza killed five children in Colorado last year, and sent 1,530 others to the hospital. And, overall, fewer than 50 percent…