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Model of a biofilm at cellular level

Clean in a flash: Researchers developing method to remove biofilms

Researchers working together across the University of Colorado system are developing a technique that would quickly and easily remove antibiotic-resistant bacteria in dentistry and other potential applications. Read more
Physics lab equipment

19 engineers earn NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

The National Science Foundation has awarded prestigious Graduate Research Fellowships to CU Boulder students, paving the way for them to continue their innovative and impactful research on campus. The awards, announced on April 9, recognize outstanding graduate students from across the country in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields. The 2,050 nationwide winners were selected from thousands of applicants across the country. Read more
Tim Visos-Ely holds a giant check after winning the New Venture Challenge

CU Engineering team Stride Tech wins New Venture Challenge

When his grandma took a devastating fall using a walker, Timothy Visos-Ely channeled his love and concern into a brilliant idea: digitally enhanced walkers that would help seniors correct user errors before they result in dangerous mishaps. The Stride Tech team won the 2019 New Venture Challenge (NVC) and walked out of the Boulder Theater with $100,000 toward their invention and the opportunity to hobnob with venture capitalists, business leaders and more. Stride Tech was one of two undergraduate teams in the NVC finals, CU Boulder’s premier entrepreneurial startup competition, after emerging as the winner of the hardware track. Read more