CU: Light-splitting film for greenhouses could improve photosynthetic efficiency, hike crop yields

CU: Light-splitting film for greenhouses could improve photosynthetic efficiency, hike crop yields

BOULDER -- University of Colorado 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... Read More

Thursday January 18, 2018 0 comments Tags: Boulder, CU Boulder, Ronggui Yang

CU researchers create next-gen soft robots

CU researchers create next-gen soft robots

BOULDER -- In the basement of the Engineering Center at the University of Colorado Boulder, a group of researchers is creating the next generation of robots. Instead of the metallic... Read More

Friday January 5, 2018 0 comments Tags: Boulder, CU Boulder, soft robotics, Christoph Keplinger, Eric Acome, Nicholas Kellaris, Bobby Braun, Shane Mitchell

CU: Major space mystery solved using data from student-built satellite

CU: Major space mystery solved using data from student-built satellite

BOULDER -- A 60-year-old mystery regarding the source of some energetic and potentially damaging particles in Earths radiation belts is now solved using data from a shoebox-sized satellite built... Read More

Thursday December 14, 2017 0 comments Tags: Boulder, CU Boulder, Xinlin Li, LASP, Daniel Baker, Scott Palo

CU research sees global shift in wind power

CU research sees global shift in wind power

BOULDER -- New CU Boulder research suggests wind resources in the next century may decrease in many regions in the Northern Hemisphere and could sharply increase in several hotspot regions down... Read More

Tuesday December 12, 2017 0 comments Tags: Boulder, CU Boulder, Kris Karnauskas, Julie Lundquist, Lei Zhang

CU-designed solar package to be delivered to space station on Dec. 12

CU-designed solar package to be delivered to space station on Dec. 12

BOULDER -- A solar instrument package designed and built by the University of Colorado Boulder to help monitor Earths climate is now set for launch Dec. 12 aboard a SpaceX rocket from NASAs... Read More

Friday December 8, 2017 0 comments Tags: Boulder, CU Boulder, NASA, International Space Station, Peter Pilewskie, LASP, Stefanie Countryman, BioServe Space Technologies

Robotic small intestine developed at CU Boulder could improve treatment, medical training options

Robotic small intestine developed at CU Boulder could improve treatment, medical training options

BOULDER -- A new robotic small intestine under development at the University of Colorado Boulder has broad reaching implications for the treatment of gastrointestinal ailments and improved... Read More

Monday December 4, 2017 0 comments Tags: Boulder, CU Boulder, Mark Rentschler

CU: Single-molecule DNA sequencing advances could enable faster, cheaper genetic screening

CU: Single-molecule DNA sequencing advances could enable faster, cheaper genetic screening

BOULDER -- University of Colorado Boulder researchers are developing new techniques for faster, more cost-effective single-molecule DNA sequencing that could have transformative impacts on... Read More

Thursday November 30, 2017 0 comments Tags: Boulder, CU Boulder, Prashant Nagpal, DNA sequencing

CU researchers discover potent new compound for inhibiting arthritis, other autoimmune diseases

CU researchers discover potent new compound for inhibiting arthritis, other autoimmune diseases

BOULDER -- University of Colorado Boulder researchers have discovered a potent, drug-like compound that could someday revolutionize treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and other autoimmune diseases... Read More

Tuesday November 21, 2017 0 comments Tags: Boulder, CU Boulder, Hang Hubert Yin, CU BioFrontiers Institute