losing control

Alaa Ahmed's neural control of movement research featured in Sports Illustrated podcast

May 11, 2022

The yips has been described as a wiring problem in the brain. But what is a wiring problem in the brain? Host Justin Su’a talks with Professor Alaa Ahmed on how her cutting edge work focuses on the neural control of movement, or how the brain controls the body.

brain imaging

Research collaboration explores multiple methods for brain imaging

April 13, 2022

Researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder and Anschutz Medical Campus are exploring several imaging techniques aimed at creating lightweight miniature microscopes.

lunar lander

CU Boulder researching ways to improve astronaut safety during future Moon landings

March 28, 2022

Torin Clark has landed a major grant from NASA to investigate ways to help protect astronaut safety and performance during lunar landings for upcoming Artemis Moon missions.

in-silico model

Computer-simulated heart flow model could help treat pediatric heart disease patients

March 9, 2022

Research from Professor Debanjan Mukherjee and a collaborative team of biomedical engineers, physicians and researchers could enable significant advances for the 40,000 pediatric congenital heart disease patients (CHD) born each year.

Wyatt Shields

Fighting “the bends”: Shields receives Office of Naval Research Young Investigator Program Award for decompression sickness study

March 8, 2022

Professor C. Wyatt Shields IV is a recipient of a 2022 Office of Naval Research (ONR) Young Investigator Program Award for his proposal “Mapping Immune Cell Responses to High Pressures in Decompression Illness.”

Wyatt Shields

Shields earns NSF CAREER Award for biomarkers research tied to high school outreach

March 1, 2022

Assistant Professor C. Wyatt Shields IV is the recipient of a National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) award for his proposal “Shape-Encoded Electrokinetic Particles for Multiplexed Biosensing.”

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Research on manipulating endoskeletal droplets with acoustic radiation published in Nature Communications

Feb. 21, 2022

The collaborative work could boost health and drug advancements by giving researchers a better understanding of primary and secondary radiation forces in multiphase colloidal systems – such as emulsions, foams, membranes and gels.

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Ferguson elected to AIMBE College of Fellows

Feb. 18, 2022

The American Institute for Medical and Biomedical Engineering's College of Fellows is a prestigious group comprised of the most accomplished and distinguished engineering and medical school professors, researchers, innovators and entrepreneurs.

Nuclear deformation research

NSF: Engineers examine the mechanical forces that influence cell development

Jan. 20, 2022

Engineers at the University of Colorado Boulder and Purdue University, funded in part by the U.S. National Science Foundation, explored how mechanical forces guide the early cell development of organisms.

fire ants

Video: Emergent behavior in fire ants

Jan. 6, 2022

Studying emergent behavior has long fascinated engineers, and researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder have uncovered a distinct behavior in colonies of fire ants cooperating in flood situations.

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