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Do all networks obey the scale-free law? Maybe not

March 4, 2019

As Benjamin Franklin once joked, death and taxes are universal. Scale-free networks may not be, at least according to a new study from CU Boulder. The research challenges a popular two-decade-old theory that networks of all kinds, from Facebook and Twitter to the interactions of genes in yeast cells, follow...

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Dispatch: South Australia to Colorado

Feb. 27, 2019

Postdocs considering an international move should plan early and allow plenty of time to adjust, says Atma Ivancevic. Moving to a laboratory in another state or another country is an academic tradition. Scientists move for master’s and PhD programmes, postdoctoral experience, competitive faculty positions and short- or long-term study exchanges...

Kristin Powell

Kristin Powell Serves on Interdisciplinary Teaching, Research and Creative Work Committee

Feb. 26, 2019

Jim White, interim dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, today announced the composition of the Interdisciplinary Teaching, Research and Creative Work committee, which he chairs. The committee will explore what the campus needs to effectively embrace interdisciplinarity in both education and scholarship. “Interdisciplinarity is a theme that recurs...

Assistant Professors Edward Chuong (left) and Sandeep Sharma. Photo: CU Boulder

2 researchers awarded 2019 Sloan Research Fellowships

Feb. 19, 2019

Assistant Professors Edward Chuong (left) and Sandeep Sharma. Photo: CU Boulder CU Boulder assistant professors Edward Chuong and Sandeep Sharma have been awarded prestigious Sloan Research Fellowships for 2019, one of the highest honors for early-career researchers. The fellowships, awarded yearly by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation since 1955, mark...

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The ALSAM Foundation funds new Anschutz-Boulder collaborative research

Dec. 18, 2018

The ALSAM Foundation, a generous long-time donor to the CU Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (SSPPS), has provided $2M of funding for collaborative grants between the SSPPS and the BioFrontiers Institute . This donation supports the Therapeutic Innovation Grants Program that allows the SSPPS on the Anschutz Medical...

Human

Research here could speedup clinical trials around Type 1 diabetes

Dec. 6, 2018

Researchers at CU Boulder have developed virtual clinical trials for an artificial pancreas that could significantly improve treatments for those with Type 1 diabetes by tailoring medical devices and speeding up trials. The work was done through a four-year, $600,000 award from the National Science Foundation and was headed at...

Lindsay Diamond

Staff in Focus: Lindsay Diamond an Immunization Champion, says CDC

Dec. 4, 2018

CU Boulder's Lindsay Diamond was named by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as a 2018 recipient of the Childhood Immunization Champion Award , jointly given by the CDC Foundation and the CDC. The announcement was made in April of 2018 during National Infant Immunization Week and will be...

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Eleven researchers earn prestigious 2018 Highly Cited designation

Nov. 28, 2018

Eleven CU Boulder researchers were honored in an annual report released by the firm Clarivate Analytics, which recognizes papers that rank in the top one percent of citations for their field and the year in its Web of Science platform. The CU Boulder researchers span a wide range of disciplines...

Bioengineering

Personalized biomaterials tailor made to fix what ails you

Nov. 26, 2018

The complexities that make each of us unique could result in medications, surgeries or health care devices that treat only the symptoms but not the specific causes. At CU Boulder, engineers are inventing novel biomaterials able to decrease pain and extend life when the body gets out of kilter. And...

PHYSICIAN-SCIENTISTS AND COMPETITIVE RUNNERS JOSH WHEELER, LEFT, AND THOMAS VOGLER ON THE SUMMIT OF LONG'S PEAK IN COLORADO.

Muscle-building proteins hold clues to ALS, muscle degeneration

Oct. 31, 2018

Toxic protein assemblies, or "amyloids," long considered to be key drivers in many neuromuscular diseases, also play a beneficial role in the development of healthy muscle tissue, University of Colorado Boulder researchers have found. "Ours is the first study to show that amyloid-like structures not only exist in healthy skeletal...

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