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Broad Energy and Environment

Broad Energy and Environment Study Led by CU Boulder Ends with...

A massive research and education effort on energy and environmental issues led by CU Boulder engineering faculty is ending after a five-year run with...
photonic integrated circuit chip

CU Boulder Professor Wins Prestigious NSF Quantum Program

The CU Boulder College of Engineering and Applied Science is leading a new multi-university and multi-disciplinary project from the National Science Foundation aimed at...
Greenhouse technology

Greenhouse Technology Could Be the Future of Food

CU Boulder engineers have received a $2.45 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to develop a scalable, cost-effective greenhouse material that...
supermassive black hole

Researchers Catch Supermassive Black Hole Burping … Twice

A team led by CU Boulder researchers has caught a supermassive black hole in a distant galaxy snacking on gas and then “burping”—not once,...
noise pollutionvideo

Noise Pollution Causes Chronic Stress in Birds, Hindering Reproduction

Birds exposed to constant noise from oil and gas operations show physiological signs of chronic stress and—in some cases—have chicks whose growth is stunted,...
robotvideo

Next-Gen Flexible Robots Move and Heal like Us

In the basement of the Engineering Center at CU Boulder, a group of researchers is working to create the next generation of robots. But instead...
ecological hypothesis

A Classic Darwinian Ecological Hypothesis Holds up—with a Twist

A long-held hypothesis about the factors that govern species ranges largely holds true, but may be the result of a previously underappreciated ecological mechanism,...
robotic small intestine

A Robotic Small Intestine? Researchers Are Making One

The day is coming when doctors-in-training can perfect certain medical practices on a robotic small intestine and test medical treatments on a human-made device...
neurodegenerative diseases

Lasers Could Lead to Better Understanding of Neurodegenerative Conditions

Boulder researchers are embarking on a new project to study the progression of neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's by using a new technique to measure...
genetic screeningvideo

Rapid, Cost-Effective Genetic Screening Within Reach

CU Boulder researchers are developing new techniques for faster, more cost-effective single-molecule DNA sequencing that could have transformative impacts on genetic screening, paving the...
Arthritis

Arthritis, Autoimmune Disease Discovery Could Lead to New Treatments

More than 23.5 million Americans suffer from autoimmune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis, scleroderma and lupus, in which an overzealous immune response leads to pain,...
running shoesvideo

New Shoe Makes Running 4 Percent Easier, 2-Hour Marathon Possible, Study...

Eleven days after Boulder-born Shalane Flanagan won the New York City Marathon in new state-of-the-art racing flats known as “4%s,” University of Colorado Boulder...
influenza A virus

Flu Researchers Discover New Mechanism for Battling Influenza

Just as flu season swings into full gear, researchers from the CU Boulder and University of Texas at Austin have uncovered a previously unknown...
wireless communication

FCC Grants NYU Wireless Early ‘Program Experimental License’ for Cutting-edge Work...

This year many mobile carriers are launching early services for 5G — the next generation of wireless that promises speeds 10 to 100 times...
acoustic sensorvideo

Tiny Electronic Device Can Monitor Heart, Recognize Speech

Researchers from the University of Colorado Boulder and Northwestern University have developed a tiny, soft and wearable acoustic sensor that measures vibrations in the...
crystal clear

Crystal Clear Imaging: Infrared Brings to Light Nanoscale Molecular Arrangement

Detailing the molecular makeup of materials—from solar cells to organic light-emitting diodes (LEDs) and transistors, and medically important proteins—is not always a crystal-clear process. To...
Nanoscale Molecular Arrangement

Infrared Brings to Light Nanoscale Molecular Arrangement

Berkeley Lab and University of Colorado-Boulder team develop new way to reveal crystal features in functional materials.
batteryvideo

Turning Brewery Wastewater into Battery Power

CU Boulder engineers have developed an innovative bio-manufacturing process that uses a biological organism cultivated in brewery wastewater to create the carbon-based materials needed...
Atomic Layer

DARPA Researchers Develop Novel Method for Room-Temperature Atomic Layer Deposition

DARPA-supported researchers have developed a new approach for synthesizing ultrathin materials at room temperature—a breakthrough over industrial approaches that have demanded temperatures of 800...