wearable stethoscope

9 News: CU researchers develop wearable stethoscope

Nov. 22, 2016

KUSA - Researchers at University of Colorado Boulder have developed a device that could change how doctors treat patients. It’s a soft, wearable sensor that measures vibrations in the body. Think of it as a wearable stethoscope, that’s what it’s been called by researchers. It’s official name is an epidermal...

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Several faculty members honored with 2016 CAREER Awards

Nov. 18, 2016

Imagine charging your cell phone or electric car wirelessly, or imaging a human body at the protein level, helping to cure diseases such as cancer or malaria. These are a few of the research areas for which six CU Boulder researchers received the 2016 National Science Foundation's (NSF) prestigious Faculty...

Egypt

Again top in state for sending, receiving students internationally

Nov. 18, 2016

“Many people do not know the coasts of Egypt have some of the best scuba diving in the world," said Erin Neale, a CU Boulder student who studied in Egypt. "Many people do not know the Egyptian beaches are some of the more gorgeous landscapes in the world; where the...

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Reinvigorated Technology Transfer Office translates campus innovations into impact

Nov. 14, 2016

With a renewed focus on the CU Boulder campus and a host of new initiatives aimed at streamlining the path from science to commercialization, the Technology Transfer Office (TTO) is poised to provide even greater support for faculty in translating their innovations into external impact. The TTO connects campus researchers...

2016 AeroSpace Ventures Day Reception

Careers, collaborations and cutting-edge research highlight 2016 AeroSpace Ventures Day

Nov. 9, 2016

CU Boulder faculty researchers, staff, and students discussed innovation, collaboration and career opportunities with thought leaders and executives from Colorado’s aerospace industry on campus Thursday, October 27 at the 4th Annual AeroSpace Ventures Day. Held at the Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP) in CU Boulder’s Research Park, the...

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Offering new degrees in elementary education, leadership and community engagement

Nov. 9, 2016

Beginning in the 2017 school year, entering freshmen at the University of Colorado Boulder will have two new degree options for pursuing transformative careers in education and leadership — a bachelor’s degree in elementary education and a bachelor’s degree in leadership and community engagement, both conferred by the School of...

Bio Frontiers Building

$1.1 million grant funds CU Boulder research into next-generation vaccines

Nov. 7, 2016

The Jennie Smoly Caruthers Biotechnology Building (JSCBB) at CU Boulder. Photo: Patrick Campbell / University of Colorado Boulder The University of Colorado Boulder has received a $1.1 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to develop next-generation vaccines that require no refrigeration and defend against infectious diseases with...

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CU Boulder to lead $15.3 million initiative for sustainable water and sanitation for development

Nov. 3, 2016

Photo: Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering / University of Colorado Boulder The University of Colorado Boulder has been selected by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to lead a $15.3 million effort to better understand how to improve the sustainability of water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) interventions...

Student team finalists in NASA's CubeQuest Challenge

Aerospace student team aims for deep space

Nov. 3, 2016

A CU Boulder student team has been named a finalist in NASA’s CubeQuest Challenge small satellite design and launch competition. The team received the news in a conference call with NASA, according to Alec Forsman, an aerospace graduate student and the team’s project manager. “I was nervous. We had a...

A three-dimensional structure of membrane contact sites (red) between endoplasmic reticulum tubules (green) and mitochondria (purple) in a yeast cell (right) or an endosome (yellow) in an animal cell (left) are seen. Tomography by Matthew West.

Putting the squeeze on mitochondria: The final cut

Oct. 31, 2016

A three-dimensional structure of membrane contact sites (red) between endoplasmic reticulum tubules (green) and mitochondria (purple) in a yeast cell (right) or an endosome (yellow) in an animal cell (left) are seen. Tomography by Matthew West. A new CU Boulder study shows for the first time the final stages of...

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