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Scientists construct first-ever synthetic DNA-like polymer

May 11, 2021

These synthesized helical covalent polymers represent a huge advance for this critical and understudied field, researchers say.

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After a century, one constant is embracing change

Jan. 15, 2021

CU Boulder Emeritus Professor of Chemistry Bert Tolbert celebrates his 100th birthday.

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Expert explains why face coverings are so important – even outside

Aug. 31, 2020

CU Boulder Today chatted with Jose-Luis Jimenez, chemistry professor and CIRES fellow, about why it’s so important to wear a face covering—even when you’re outdoors.

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CU Boulder undergraduate researchers named Goldwater Scholars

April 15, 2020

Niamh Brown and Santos Navarro join 42 previous CU Boulder recipients of the Goldwater Scholars award

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Key coronavirus testing technology has CU Boulder tie

April 6, 2020

Alumnus worked in lab of Distinguished Professor Marvin Caruthers assisting in the development of pioneering technology

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CU Boulder chemist named Mercator Fellow

Sept. 10, 2019

A CU Boulder chemist is one of this year’s Mercator fellowship recipients for her work with electrochemical synthesis