This month: Glissade Coffee Opens in NW Aurora; Alexan Montview Plaza Progress; East High Con-Law Fourth in Nation; Northfield Drones; Suncor Update; Denver Discovery Classrooms; and Costco Opens in Green Valley Ranch.
CSU Spurs Growth at The National Western Complex
The CSU Spur campus is located at the National Western Center and hopes to attract some of the 10,000 students who visit the National Western Stock Show every year. This year on Jan. 6, the day before the stock show begins, CSU will officially open its third and final new building named Hydro (the Greek word for “water”).
New Weather Tower Erected at The Urban Farm
Thanks to the persistence of Channel 7 meteorologist Mike Nelson, Central Park has a new weather station that will help provide more accurate forecasts and track various climate trends.
Magic Mushrooms…Potentially a Magic Cure?
Charles says he spent 5-10 hours a week Googling possible alternative treatments and quickly discovered numerous articles about the benefits of psilocybin—a naturally occurring compound found in some mushrooms that is known for its hallucinogenic properties. Increasingly, it is also being touted as a possible treatment for a variety of physical and mental health maladies including cluster headaches, migraines, PTSD, chronic pain, and treatment-resistant depression.
Denver Zoo Penguins Explore Their New Home
Seventeen penguins have a new home at the Denver Zoo. The African Penguin has been part of the zoo’s menagerie since the opening of Bird World in 1975. But with the now-defunct enclosure slated for demolition next year, the colony needed a new place to call home.
Taking Action to Save Wildlife
The Denver Zoo has always had a mission of educating people about wildlife and the threats that various species face, but now officials want to take that mission a step further and transform the institution into a global leader for zoo-based conservation.
Artificial Intelligence in Science Fiction (and, soon enough, in your home)
“Can they become like us? Can an Artificial Intelligence [AI] learn to love?” These are the kinds of questions that interest John M. Campbell, Central Park resident and science fiction author.
Zoo’s State-of-the-Art Hospital Opens to the Public
The world-class Denver Zoo now has a world-class, state-of-the-art animal hospital to treat the animals that live within its walls. And the visiting public now has a front row seat to watch as veterinarians conduct examinations, treatments, and surgeries.
Do Twins Share a Soul?
I have a clone. He’s an identical twin brother, really. But as monozygotic twins derived from one fertilized egg, we share the exact same genome. Since birth, we have been engaged in an inadvertent experiment to test whether nature (genetics) or nurture (culture) is more important in an individual’s development.
Hubble Still Unveiling Mysteries of the Universe
“How many planets are there with people like us looking up and wondering whether there are other planets with people like them?” asks Chuck Stout, curator for the Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum.