Infectious disease containment, anxiety disorder interventions among collaborative projects funded by AB Nexus grants

Infectious disease containment, anxiety disorder interventions among collaborative projects funded by AB Nexus grants

Dec. 3, 2020

The AB Nexus Research Collaboration Grant program announced its inaugural round of grants totaling $625,000 for novel research projects integrating expertise from the CU Anschutz and CU Boulder campuses. Fall 2020 AB Nexus Grant Awards Joel Stoddard and Matt Jones: Associative Threat Learning: Measuring Mechanisms for Treating Threat-based Psychopathologies Stephanie...

COVID-19 update for the CU Boulder research community

COVID-19 update for the CU Boulder research community

Nov. 20, 2020

We continue to ask employees and researchers who are not already approved for on-campus or field work to continue remote work until instructed otherwise. Anyone performing work that has been approved should follow all CU Boulder, Boulder County and Colorado guidance.

Innovative partnership with Kiewit prepares infrastructure engineers

Innovative partnership with Kiewit prepares infrastructure engineers

Nov. 17, 2020

CU Boulder has partnered with Kiewit, one of the nation’s largest construction and engineering organizations, to launch the Kiewit Design-Build Program, designed to meet the nation's infrastructure challenges for years to come. Through the program, Kiewit makes a five-year commitment to support up to 40 students each year.

Tiny moon shadows may harbor hidden stores of ice

Tiny moon shadows may harbor hidden stores of ice

Nov. 17, 2020

Hidden pockets of water could be much more common on the surface of the moon than scientists once suspected, according to new research led by CU Boulder. In some cases, these tiny patches of ice might exist in shadows no bigger than a penny that have gone without a single ray of sunlight for billions of years.

Lab Venture Challenge showcase for innovations with high commercial potential (Nov 18 & 19)

14 researchers to pitch their innovations for funding at Lab Venture Challenge (Nov. 18 & 19)

Nov. 17, 2020

Through the Lab Venture Challenge, Venture Partners at CU Boulder funds the university's top innovations addressing a commercial need, with a clear path to a compelling market and strong scientific support. This showcase is a can't-miss event to see breakthrough innovations.

Bristol Myers Squibb acquires MyoKardia, co-founded by CU Boulder faculty, for $13.1 billion in cash

Bristol Myers Squibb acquires MyoKardia, co-founded by CU Boulder faculty, for $13.1 billion in cash

Nov. 17, 2020

MyoKardia, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company discovering and developing targeted therapies for the treatment of serious cardiovascular diseases, was co-founded by Leslie Leinwand, Distinguished Professor of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology at CU Boulder's BioFrontiers Institute.

Pufferfish-inspired robot could improve drone safety

Pufferfish-inspired robot could improve drone safety

Nov. 17, 2020

PufferBot, the hovering quadcopter drone created by graduate student Hooman Hedayati and his colleagues at the ATLAS Institute, comes complete with a plastic shield that can expand in size at a moment’s notice—forming a robotic airbag that could prevent dangerous collisions between people and machines.

New CubeSat will observe the remnants of massive supernovas

New CubeSat will observe the remnants of massive supernovas

Nov. 17, 2020

Scientists at CU Boulder are developing a satellite about the size of a toaster oven to explore one of the cosmos’ most fundamental mysteries: How did radiation from stars punch its way out of the first galaxies to fundamentally alter the make-up of the universe as it we know it today?

Now hiring: The new quantum workforce

Now hiring: The new quantum workforce

Nov. 17, 2020

Scientists believe we are living in the Second Quantum Revolution, a period of rapid advances in technology based on discoveries in quantum science. Companies from IBM and Google to small startups are eager to create and perfect these new technologies—and that requires training a new kind of workforce.

New electron microscope at CU Boulder enables groundbreaking research across disciplines—and from a distance

New electron microscope at CU Boulder enables groundbreaking research across disciplines—and from a distance

Nov. 9, 2020

Capable of achieving spatial resolutions of 70 pm—smaller than the size of an atom—the Thermo Scientific Titan Themis S/TEM, located in the newly-launched CU Facility for Electron Microscopy of Materials (CU FEMM), is now the highest-resolution electron microscope in Colorado.

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