earthquake town

Bringing Down the House

June 1, 2010

Earthquake-prone cities like Kathmandu in Nepal, Japan’s Tokyo and Turkey’s Istanbul, have fast-growing populations that could suffer devastating damage when a large earthquake hits.


Scientist's Probe Outside the Box

March 1, 2010

Traditional cancer research often rewards tried-and-true approaches, leaving young scientists who think outside the box empty-handed. Hang “Hubert” Yin, assistant professor of chemistry and biochemistry, hopes his research may change that.

stem cell

Stem Cells Could Contribute to muscular Dystrophy Recovery

June 1, 2009

Treatment of injured, diseased or aging muscle tissues in humans, including damage wreaked by muscular dystrophy, may reach new heights, thanks to a recent discovery by a CU research team.