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.
DMNS Space Odyssey Relaunches
The original Space Odyssey, opened in 2003, has been expanded and updated to include the new tools used by science and aerospace professionals.
Rep. Crow: Seeking a Science-Driven Return to Normalcy
How might we slowly and safely get to our new normal as a nation? “Front Porch” asked this question of Rep. Jason Crow.
Schools Are Closed for 3 Weeks. Now COVID-19 really has our attention.
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.
Drones: Fun & Technology to Solve Problems
“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.”
New Hospital Coming—Watch Zoo Vets at Work
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.
Official Weather Station Moves Back to Stapleton
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.
“Women have been understudied for years. It’s actually worse than you think.”
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.
Rounding Up the Truth on Roundup
“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.”
Taking It to the Extreme
Have you ever wondered what it feels like to soar through the air in a wingsuit, climb a towering rock wall, or race the backcountry slopes? Whether you are an avid risk taker or prefer to play it safe, the newest traveling exhibition at The Denver Museum of Nature and Science has something for all types.