"Bugs, Beasties and Bodies – Bioscience at its Best"

Colorado State Fair Exhibit Features New Research and Products

Sponsored by the University of Colorado, Office of the President,

and the Governor’s Office of Energy Management and Conservation

The CU Business Advancement Center, the College of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Colorado at Boulder, and the Colorado Alliance for Bioengineering coordinated a multi-organizational effort to showcase Colorado research and new technologies in a special exhibit room at the Colorado State Fair. The "Bugs, Beasties and Bodies – Bioscience at its Best" display attracted an estimated 10,000 visitors to the Natural Resources Building on the fairgrounds in Pueblo during the 17-day fair, Saturday, August 18 through Labor Day, September 3.

 

Exhibits featured technologies in medicine, energy, fuel, and agriculture from the Governor’s Office of Energy Management and Conservation, University of Colorado at Boulder, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Colorado State University, Colorado School of Mines, Department of Energy, and BioLogixs, Inc.

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Exhibit descriptions, photos and question/answer cards:

 

"These Little Piggies" – Governor’s Office of Energy Management and Conservation

"New Frontiers in Biotechnology: Space" - BioServe Space Technology Center

"Play Doctor with the ‘Smart Stethoscope" - Children’s Hospital, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center and University of Colorado at Boulder

"Healthy Hearts" - University of Colorado at Boulder and cardiologists at The Children’s Hospital

"Visible Human" - Center for Human Simulation (CHS)

"Do Power Lines Cause Cancer?" - University of Colorado at Boulder & CH2MHill

"21st Century Academic Health Sciences Center" - University of Colorado Health Sciences Center

"Bioprocessing for Industry" - Colorado Bioprocessing Center at Colorado State University

"Transgenic Crops" - Center for Life Sciences and Department of Soil and Crop Sciences at Colorado State University

"Smart Feet" - Colorado School of Mines

"Growing Your Fuel" - DOE Bioethanol Pilot Plant at National Renewable Energy Laboratory

 

Related Links for information on biotechnology, bioenergy, biofuels, heart health and genetically modified plants.

 

 

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