SUE, the largest and most complete Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton ever found, has arrived at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science for a two-month visit. Designed to appeal to dinosaur lovers of all ages, the exhibition features large-screen animations of SUE’s swampy habitat, a re-creation of the archaeological dig where SUE was found, touchable bronze casts of SUE’s bones, and more than 20 fossils of dinosaurs discovered in Colorado.
In the midst of the biggest spike of Covid-19 cases since the pandemic began, the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines arrived in Colorado bringing with them much hope and optimism that life will return to normal. Health officials have begun an education and outreach campaign to address any hesitancy people have about getting the vaccine and remind Coloradans that masks and social distancing will have to continue into the summer.
The original Space Odyssey, opened in 2003, has been expanded and updated to include the new tools used by science and aerospace professionals.
How might we slowly and safely get to our new normal as a nation? “Front Porch” asked this question of Rep. Jason Crow.
The everyday life of DPS families changed overnight with the announcement of a 3-week school closing. Understanding the importance and medical necessity of the decision may help parents cope.
“The average person would be surprised to learn the depth and the breadth of the use of drone technology. Most people think a drone is just a toy you get for Christmas, but actually it’s used by the military, animal conservation, real estate, the movie industry, you name it.”
With the completion of the Denver Zoo’s new Helen and Arthur E. Johnson Animal Hospital later this year, the veterinary team will be able to provide state of the art care to the more than 3,000 animals that call the zoo home.
Stapleton will once again be home to an official weather observation station. When the Stapleton airport closed in 1995, the National Weather Service moved Denver’s official weather observation station to Denver International Airport (DIA) twenty miles east of the city.
Though some differences emerge when viewed by race and ethnicity, heart disease remains within the top two causes of death for Hispanic, Black, Native American, and Asian women in the U.S. And surprisingly, until relatively recently, most studies of cardiovascular health centered on men.
“When you take the kids to the park and you’re seeing these yellow flags and pesticides are being sprayed and you’re walking with your stroller…it’s really frustrating,” says Reynolds, who says the issue has been on her mind “for many years.”