CU: Pufferfish-inspired robot could improve drone safety in near future

CU: Pufferfish-inspired robot could improve drone safety in near future

BOULDER -- A team of engineers at the University of Colorado Boulder has designed a robot that’s inspired by inflatable pufferfish -- and it could make flying drones safer in the not-so-distant... Read More

Friday October 23, 2020 0 comments Tags: Boulder, CU Boulder, PufferBot, Atlas Institute, Hooman Hedayati, Daniel Leithinger, Daniel Szafir, Ryo Suzuki

CU: New technology diagnoses sickle cell blood disease in record time

CU: New technology diagnoses sickle cell blood disease in record time

BOULDER -- Researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder and the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus have developed a new way to diagnose diseases of the blood like sickle cell disease... Read More

Friday October 16, 2020 0 comments Tags: Boulder, CU Boulder, Angelo D'Alessandro, Xiaoyun Ding, Michael Stowell, Kerri Ball

New $20 million CU center to bring AI into classroom

New $20 million CU center to bring AI into classroom

BOULDER -- Take a seat in the classroom of tomorrow, where intelligent computers work side-by-side with groups of students to support their engagement in meaningful and productive learning... Read More

Wednesday August 26, 2020 0 comments Tags: Boulder, CU Boulder, artificial intelligence, Terri Fiez

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