Buffs in Antarctica

The Buffs Who Summer in Antarctica

Dec. 1, 2018

Antarctica is one of Earth’s most forbidding places. That’s why CU researchers keep going back.

two red apples, one cut in half

The Oldest Apples in Boulder

Sept. 1, 2018

CU ecologists are tracking down the surviving trees of the Front Range’s all but vanished apple orchards — and priming a renewal.

cannabis illustration

Research on the Road

March 1, 2018

CU Boulder scientists take a creative approach to studying cannabis.

wildfire

Wildfire's Human Touch

June 1, 2017

Wildfires can happen naturally — but in the U.S., humans start most of them

beer can

From Beer, A Better Battery?

March 1, 2017

The brewers are happy to give away dirty water. The PhDs are happy to take it.

3D kidney

Origins: 3D Printing

June 1, 2016

Chuck Hull and the invention of 3D printing.

Rebecca Safran

Bird's-Eye View

March 1, 2016

A CU biologist and her students invent new ways to trace evolution in action.

Hans Green

The Instrument Shop

Dec. 1, 2015

When James Bond needs a new gizmo to carry out acts of spymaster derring-do, he heads straight for Q. CU scientists have a gadget team of their own.