zinc on period table of elements

The right zinc levels are key to human health, researchers find

July 24, 2023

Using innovative fluorescent sensors and computational modeling, CU Boulder biochemistry researcher Amy Palmer tracked naturally cycling cells to better understand an essential micronutrient.


Third annual summit aims to boost staff engagement, community

July 18, 2023

Event is scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 10, virtually and Friday, Aug. 11, in person.

the thinker

Prof set to lead the American Philosophical Association

July 18, 2023

Bob Pasnau, CU Boulder professor of philosophy, outlines some of his goals upon becoming the APA’s Central Division president while also making a case for the value of studying philosophy in college.

Stars and mountains

CU Boulder, Fort Lewis College support Native American astrophysics students

July 13, 2023

Julie Comerford, associate professor of astrophysics, initiated the NSF-funded research program opening pathways to students often underrepresented in physical sciences.


Are sunflowers Colorado’s best hedge against climate change?

July 11, 2023

In the state’s dry, nutrient-deficient soil, CU Boulder researchers and others aim to learn if the crop can survive and even thrive in a hotter, drier future.

blue and red light

New material shows potential for better solar cells, more effective medical imaging

July 6, 2023

CU Boulder chemistry researcher Joel Eaves and his co-investigators demonstrated how designing interfaces between organic and inorganic materials can convert low-energy light to high-energy.

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The power of speaking up

July 5, 2023

CU Arts & Sciences grad Krouse wins prestigious Edgar Award for true-crime memoir about CU’s early 2000s sexual-assault scandal.

brain neurons

Chemist to study molecular inner workings of Alzheimer’s disease

July 5, 2023

Maciej Walczak, CU Boulder associate professor of chemistry, won a $2 million NIH grant to investigate how certain sugars modify a brain protein associated with neurodegeneration.


What’s next for Putin’s Russia?

June 29, 2023

An agreement between the Wagner mercenary group and the Russian government averts a civil war for now, but the future is less clear, according to CU Boulder Russia expert and political science professor


CU Boulder’s Marvin Caruthers wins inaugural Merkin Prize in Biomedical Technology for developing technology that efficiently synthesizes DNA

June 28, 2023

The $400,000 award recognizes the far-reaching medical impact of Caruthers’ development, in the early 1980s, of an efficient and fast method to synthesize nucleic acids.