It’s safe to say that 2020, rife with the disruptions, challenges and uncertainties that a global pandemic brings, has been a pivotal year. With SARS-CoV-2 vaccines rolling out, and the promise of a healthier and brighter 2021, science has vaulted in preeminence worldwide.
The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus was at the center of research and patient care, including as a site for the Moderna vaccine clinical trials. It was a year bursting with news about how the entire CU Anschutz community rallied to make a difference in the crisis.
Several non-COVID stories also broke through our top 10, so be sure to check out how our campus makes a global impact in a breadth of ways.
Here’s a look back at the most-read stories posted in the CU Anschutz Newsroom in 2020.
Investigators say humanity’s oldest sculptures may be linked to climate change, diet
Public health expert Glen Mays provides steps for preparedness at work and home
Hand washing, social distancing and keeping grandparents safe
Will warm weather stop the virus? How long does it live on surfaces?
At the six-month anniversary of their son’s passing, CU Anschutz police officer and his wife warn: ‘Follow the precautions ... In death, Cody’s saving a lot of lives’
Rheumatoid arthritis treatment may reduce dangerous lung inflammation
Correcting this hypothesis is important for understanding how our ears amplify and process sound
Looking for physiological reasons to explain reductions in irritability and hyperactivity
Team of CU Anschutz researchers, climbers themselves, grab hold of effort to help company get people back on walls