ON CUE Podcast: New Biomedical Engineering Degree Program

May 28, 2020

Announcer And now, from the University of Colorado in Boulder the College of Engineering and Applied Science presents On CUE. Josh Rhoten: Welcome to this edition of OnCue, I am Josh Rhoten. Rhoten: Biomedical Engineering is a multidisciplinary field that lies at the interface of medicine, biology and engineering with...

Wil Srubar portrait

‘Nature’s antifreeze’ provides formula for more durable concrete

May 27, 2020

CU Boulder researchers have discovered that a synthetic molecule based on natural antifreeze proteins minimizes freeze-thaw damage and increases the strength and durability of concrete, improving the longevity of new infrastructure and decreasing carbon emissions over its lifetime.

A comparison illustration of traditional adoptive macrophage transfer versus a backpack-aided adoptive macrophage transfer. Includes illustration of "loss of M1 phenotypes" and "Preservation of M1 phenotypes," respectively

Resistance isn’t futile: ‘Backpack’ particles keep white blood cells in the fight against cancer

May 27, 2020

Innovative 'backpack' particles help macrophages resist assimilation by tumors.

A snake perched on a branch

Research into mechanics of snakeskin could shape soft robotics technology

May 26, 2020

Professor Yifu Ding is starting a new research project that explores how soft robots of the future could include new materials inspired by snakeskin.

Stew Woodward leaning over the LH2 Panel writing fuel loading times.

Forever Buff helped troubleshoot Apollo 11 as the world watched

May 21, 2020

It was less than three hours until Apollo 11 was set to leave planet Earth, and Stew Woodward had found a leak in the line supplying liquid hydrogen fuel to the massive Saturn V rocket. The first manned mission to the moon was in jeopardy...

Demetrius Ross

“The sky isn’t the limit” - NASA intern Demetrius M. Ross

May 21, 2020

CU Boulder aerospace junior Demetrius M. Ross is preparing for an internship with NASA. A BOLD peer mentor and National Society of Black Engineers board member, Ross is a leader, ready to succeed.

Jacob Segil with prosthetic in a hallway.

Prosthetics that can feel, now closer to reality

May 21, 2020

CU Boulder biomedical engineer Jacob Segil is working to bring back that sense of touch for amputees, including veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

The Kissler brothers on a hike

CU siblings share the science on pandemics with COVID-19 podcast

May 20, 2020

Two brothers who are alumni of the College of Engineering and Applied Science bring their expertise to a popular COVID-19 podcast.

Student Aristotle Bougas holds his comic books and care package items

Comic book care packages help connect students across time and space

May 19, 2020

Chris Koehler raided the bargain bin at Time Warp Comics in Boulder to create care packages with assorted comics, stickers, a personal note and other goodies for more than 100 students.

Solar flare on the sun

Interdisciplinary research takes new approach to solar flare prediction

May 18, 2020

A new interdisciplinary project from the National Science Foundation aims to improve our understanding of solar flares and our ability to predict them.