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.

Moscow

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

DNA

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.

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Research studying grassland resilience to climate change receives USDA grant support

June 22, 2023

CU Boulder Ecology and Evolutionary Biology scientist Katharine Suding is leading ongoing research in partnership with City of Boulder Open Space.

mayan artifact

Ghosts, global warming and hunter-gatherers

June 15, 2023

A recently published paper co-authored by CU Boulder’s Fernando Villanea offers new insights into what happened to the populations of Central Mexico a millennium ago.

viruses

CU Boulder’s Aaron Whiteley named a Pew Scholar

June 13, 2023

The biochemistry assistant professor is investigating how inflammatory proteins called NLRs establish the first line of defense against viral infection in bacteria and humans.

awards

Three CU Boulder profs win Boettcher Foundation awards

June 12, 2023

The awards are part of $1.88 million in 2023 biomedical research grant funding for Colorado researchers.

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Scholar turns righteous anger into climate action

June 8, 2023

How PhD student Brigid Mark joined the fight for environmental justice after spending four years battling a pipeline that she says taints clean water, worsens climate change and erodes native treaty rights.

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