CU Boulder to lead multi-year Pac-12 research initiative to study student-athlete concussions

CU Boulder to lead multi-year Pac-12 research initiative to study student-athlete concussions

BOULDER -- The Pac-12 Conference announced the University of Colorado Boulder has been selected to lead its Student-Athlete Health and Well-Being Concussion Coordinating Unit (PCCU), a... Read More

Friday November 17, 2017 0 comments Tags: Boulder, CU Boulder, Matthew McQueen, Theresa Hernandez, Dawn Comstock

CU’s Xiaobo Yin among scientist inventors named 2017 Moore Foundation Inventor Fellows

CU’s Xiaobo Yin among scientist inventors named 2017 Moore Foundation Inventor Fellows

PALO ALTO -- Xiaobo Yin , an associate professor of mechanical engineering at CU Boulder, has been named a 2017 Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation Inventor Fellow. Yin was recognized for his... Read More

Tuesday November 7, 2017 0 comments Tags: Xiaobo Yin, CU Boulder, Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation

CU Boulder team selected to build satellite to study ‘evaporating’ planets

CU Boulder team selected to build satellite to study ‘evaporating’ planets

BOULDER -- A team led by the University of Colorado Boulder has been selected to build a tiny orbiting satellite to study the evaporating atmospheres of gigantic hot Jupiters -- distant gaseous... Read More

Wednesday November 1, 2017 0 comments Tags: Boulder, CU Boulder, Kevin France, Blue Canyon Technologies, CUTE, LASP, NASA

CU breaks ground on new $82.5M aerospace engineering building

CU breaks ground on new $82.5M aerospace engineering building

BOULDER -- The University of Colorado Boulder broke ground on a new $82.5 million aerospace engineering building complete with an indoor flight environment for unmanned aircraft that will ensure... Read More

Friday October 27, 2017 0 comments Tags: Boulder, CU Boulder, Ann & H.J. Smead, Philip DiStefano, Jay Lindell, Bobby Braun, Kathryn Tobey, Michael Byram

CU: Raton Basin earthquakes linked to oil and gas fluid injections

CU: Raton Basin earthquakes linked to oil and gas fluid injections

BOULDER -- A rash of earthquakes in southern Colorado and northern New Mexico recorded between 2008 and 2010 was likely due to fluids pumped deep underground during oil and gas wastewater... Read More

Friday October 27, 2017 0 comments Tags: Boulder, CU Boulder, Jenny Nakai, wastewater injection, fracking

$5.5M twin study to probe impact of marijuana legalization on use, behavior, mental health

$5.5M twin study to probe impact of marijuana legalization on use, behavior, mental health

BOULDER -- Does legalizing recreational marijuana in a state lead its residents to use it, or other substances, more? How does legalization impact careers, family life and mental health? Are some... Read More

Wednesday October 25, 2017 0 comments Tags: Boulder, CU Boulder, John Hewitt, Christian Hopfer, CU Institute for Behavioral Genetics, Anschutz Medical Campus, marijuana

CU Boulder study: Light-activated nanoparticles can supercharge antibiotics

CU Boulder study: Light-activated nanoparticles can supercharge antibiotics

BOULDER -- Light-activated nanoparticles, also known as quantum dots, can provide a crucial boost in effectiveness for antibiotic treatments used to combat drug-resistant superbugs such as E .... Read More

Thursday October 5, 2017 0 comments Tags: Boulder, CU Boulder, Prashant Nagpal, Anushree Chatterjee

CU Boulder scientists ready for Cassini mission to Saturn Sept. 15 grand finale

CU Boulder scientists ready for Cassini mission to Saturn Sept. 15 grand finale

BOULDER -- University of Colorado Boulder Professor Larry Esposito has been eying the fabulous rings of Saturn for much of his career, beginning as a team scientist on NASAs Pioneer 11 mission... Read More

Thursday September 14, 2017 0 comments Tags: Boulder, CU Boulder, Larry Esposito, Cassini spacecraft, LASP