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Research team moves one step closer to printing models of life-like 3D organs

Jan. 27, 2023

A team of University of Colorado researchers has developed a new strategy for transforming medical images, such as CT or MRI scans, into incredibly detailed 3D models on the computer. The advance marks an important step toward printing lifelike representations of human anatomy that medical professionals can squish, poke and prod in the real world.

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Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Final Competition set for Feb. 2

Jan. 25, 2023

The Graduate School hosts its sixth annual Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Final Competition on Thursday, Feb. 2, in the UMC Glenn Miller Ballroom, from 4-6:30 p.m.

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RASEI to Hold Strategic Listening Sessions Around Opportunities for Collaboration on Campus

Jan. 25, 2023

The Renewable and Sustainable Energy Institute (RASEI) will host both in-person and virtual listening sessions in January and February to discuss a new brand and vision for the organization that would foster cross-campus collaborations around sustainability and related fields


Engineering Research Support Office set to host spring webinar series

Jan. 19, 2023

Hosted by the Research Support Office with collaborators across the college and campus, the Proposing With Impact series draws together experts across the research enterprise to cover topics of special relevance to the nation’s most competitive funding programs.

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Provost names finalists for top research position, invites campus to forums

Jan. 19, 2023

CU Boulder Provost Russell Moore today announced the finalists for the position of vice chancellor for research and innovation and dean of the institutes. He also invited the campus community to participate in forums designed for students, faculty and staff to get to know the finalists and ask them questions.

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5 experts on what ChatGPT, DALL-E and other AI tools mean for artists and knowledge workers

Jan. 19, 2023

Artificial intelligence remains something of a misnomer – the smartest computer systems still don’t actually know anything – but the technology has reached an inflection point where it’s poised to affect new classes of jobs: artists and knowledge workers.


New grasshopper-like material can leap 200 times its own thickness

Jan. 19, 2023

Engineers at CU Boulder have designed a new, rubber-like film that can leap high into the air like a grasshopper—all on its own and without needing outside intervention.

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'Smart' walking stick could help visually impaired with groceries

Jan. 19, 2023

Engineers at CU Boulder are tapping into advances in artificial intelligence to develop a new kind of walking stick for people who are blind or visually impaired.

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Compromised oil wells pose risks to groundwater in Weld County

Jan. 3, 2023

When gas leaks into and contaminates a household water well near an oil and gas drilling site, there is always a question of where it came from. Is it from a failure in the drilling or was the gas migrating naturally?

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New research into urban wildfire risk

Jan. 3, 2023

Homes that survived the Marshall Fire harbored another disaster inside – here’s what we’ve learned about this insidious urban wildfire risk