Michael Gooseff in the field

Warming at the poles will have global consequences

Dec. 5, 2019

A major new study from an international team of researchers, including Michael Gooseff of civil, environmental and architectural engineering, reveals how rapidly the Arctic is warming.

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Analysis: Robotics researchers have a duty to prevent autonomous weapons

Dec. 4, 2019

Our ever-growing appetite for intelligent, autonomous machines poses a host of ethical challenges, Assistant Professor Christoffer Heckman writes in The Conversation.

Segil and Pao

Podcast: Jacob Segil and Lucy Pao - innovators in the college

Nov. 18, 2019

On this edition of On CUE, we're looking at two research projects at the college that could be transformational at both the individual and global levels. Jacob Segil breaks down his inventive prosthetics capable of "feeling" and Lucy Pao gives us an inside look at how she and her team aim to drastically reduce the cost of wind energy.

Karl Linden and a student in the lab.

Linden Lab engineering a world of safer water

Nov. 15, 2019

No matter where you are in the world, Professor Karl Linden wants you to be able to turn on a tap and receive clean drinking water. It’s a basic, but vital, necessity that’s still missing from large swathes of the U.S. and low- and middle-income countries.

A smartphone displaying the team's mobile app

Artificial intelligence could soon transform psychiatry, researchers say

Nov. 12, 2019

Computer science PhD student Chelsea Chandler helped to develop a speech-based mobile app that can categorize a patient’s mental health status as well as or better than a human can.


Podcast: Veteran's Day Special with Lieutenant Colonel Brodie Hoyer

Nov. 11, 2019

In this Veteran's Day special, Lieutenant Colonel Brodie Hoyer steps out of the lab and into the On CUE recording booth. We cover everything from military activity on campus, his experiences both studying and teaching engineering at West Point and the research he is currently conducting in the Advanced Medical...

Portrait of Leila in the lab

Saleh talks about life in the Bryant Group, future career as teacher and researcher

Nov. 6, 2019

Fifth-year chemical and biological PhD candidate Leila Saleh works at the crossroads of immunology and engineering in the Bryant Research Group. During her time at CU Boulder, she has worked with Professor Stephanie Bryant, Kristi Anseth and Jenifer Cha in various capacities – giving her a great chance to see how all three balance research and teaching, and shaping her post-graduation plans.

Blood in an artery

Machine learning technology may help doctors identify and treat infections in newborns faster

Nov. 6, 2019

New research adapting facial recognition technology may help identify and treat pathogens in minutes rather than days.

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Flagrant fouls: What Reddit's basketball fans can tell us about online discourse

Nov. 4, 2019

Computer science researchers from CU Boulder have taken a deeper look at sports rivalries and insults to better understand how sports junkies interact with each other online.

The team in a laboratory.

Mold in Space: NASA grant to study space station fungus

Nov. 1, 2019

Principal Investigator Luis Zea working in the lab. The International Space Station has a problem with fungus and mold – and the University of Colorado Boulder is sending new research to space to find solutions. It is living and growing in secret aboard the station, hidden behind panels and inside...