New CU engineering research center aims to electrify transportation, expand education 

New CU engineering research center aims to electrify transportation, expand education 

BOULDER -- The University of Colorado Boulder will play a major role in a new center focused on developing infrastructure and systems that facilitate the widespread adoption of electric vehicles. ... Read More

Wednesday August 5, 2020 0 comments Tags: Boulder, CU Boulder, ASPIRE, Terri Fiez, Qin Lv

New COVID-19 test returns results in 45 minutes without painful nasal swab

New COVID-19 test returns results in 45 minutes without painful nasal swab

BOULDER -- University of Colorado Boulder researchers have developed a rapid, portable, saliva-based COVID-19 test able to return results in 45 minutes. ... Read More

Thursday July 23, 2020 0 comments Tags: Boulder, CU Boulder, COVID-19, Nicholas Meyerson, BioFrontiers Institute, Sawyer Lab, Sara Sawyer, Roy Parker

New CU $25M center to advance quantum science and engineering research

New CU $25M center to advance quantum science and engineering research

BOULDER -- The National Science Foundation announced the University of Colorado Boulder will receive a $25 million award to launch a new quantum science and engineering research center. The new... Read More

Wednesday July 22, 2020 0 comments Tags: Boulder, CU Boulder, Jun Ye, Terri Feiz

CU scientists open new window into nanoworld

CU scientists open new window into nanoworld

BOULDER -- University of Colorado Boulder researchers have used ultra-fast extreme ultraviolet lasers to measure the properties of materials more than 100 times thinner than a human red blood cell.... Read More

Friday July 17, 2020 0 comments Tags: Boulder, CU Boulder, Joshua Knobloch, Margaret Murnane, Travis Frazer

CU Boulder announces $2.5 million endowed chair in optics and photonics

CU Boulder announces $2.5 million endowed chair in optics and photonics

BOULDER -- A new $2.5 million endowed chair at JILA, a joint institute of CU Boulder and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), will open doors to... Read More

Monday June 22, 2020 0 comments Tags: Boulder, CU Boulder, Tom and Jeanne Bauer, Philip DiStefano

Advanced smart window technology improves affordability, durability 

Advanced smart window technology improves affordability, durability 

BOULDER -- Researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder have developed an improved method for controlling smart tinting on windows that could make... Read More

Monday June 8, 2020 0 comments Tags: Boulder, CU Boulder, Mike McGehee

CU: Cockroach-inspired robot among smallest, fastest ever created

CU: Cockroach-inspired robot among smallest, fastest ever created

BOULDER -- Say hello to HAMR-Jr, the little robot -- inspired by insects -- that can do incredible things. This machine, the brainchild of University of Colorado Boulder engineer Kaushik Jayaram... Read More

Thursday June 4, 2020 0 comments Tags: Boulder, CU Boulder, Kaushik Jayaram, HAMR-Jr

Scientists develop COVID-19 test that knows you're sick before you do

Scientists develop COVID-19 test that knows you're sick before you do

BOULDER -- Imagine a test that could tell you if you were infected with COVID-19 before you had a single symptom, came at an affordable price without the need to go to a doctor, and returned results... Read More

Monday April 13, 2020 0 comments Tags: Boulder, CU Boulder, COVID-19, SickStick, Nicholas Meyerson, Darwin BioSciences, Sara Sawyer, BioFrontiers Institute