CU team deploys multiple drones in tornado study

CU team deploys multiple drones in tornado study

July 11, 2019

Project TORUS is a two-year partnership between CU Boulder, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (which is leading the work), Texas Tech University, the University of Oklahoma and the National Severe Storms Laboratory.

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CU Boulder spinout OnKure Therapeutics enrolls first cancer patient in clinical trial

July 3, 2019

A new drug therapy for cancer treatment, spun out of research performed in a CU Boulder biochemistry lab, may provide better results for patients with solid cancers and hematologic cancers, such as leukemia and lymphoma.

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Sixteen CU Boulder and CSU startups engage in customer discovery at inaugural Research-to-Market program

June 24, 2019

The inaugural Research-to-Market (R2M) program—hosted by Venture Partners at CU Boulder—guided researchers-turned-startup founders through the iterative process of finding a product-market fit and refining a value proposition for their respective technologies.

Faculty Fellow Donaldson featured in the Coloradan

Faculty Fellow Donaldson featured in the Coloradan

June 21, 2019

“From a neurobiological perspective, what do you need to form a bond, maintain a bond and overcome a loss?” asks Zoe Donaldson, a CU Boulder assistant professor of behavioral neuroscience and one of the 2018 RIO Faculty Fellows.

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Applications now open: Lab Venture Challenge to fund commercially-promising campus innovations

June 17, 2019

The Lab Venture Challenge (LVC), hosted annually by Venture Partners at CU Boulder awards grants to campus researchers whose technologies demonstrate high commercial potential.

These nano-bugs eat CO2 and make eco-friendly fuel

These nano-bugs eat CO2 and make eco-friendly fuel

June 17, 2019

By using light-activated quantum dots to fire particular enzymes within microbial cells, CU Boulder researchers were able to create “living factories” that eat harmful CO2 and convert it into useful products such as biodegradable plastic, gasoline, ammonia and biodiesel.

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NSIDC data sets selected to guide global climate change assessment

June 12, 2019

The World Meteorological Organization (WMO)—the parent organization of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)—has just released a catalogue of benchmark data sets, including four from CU Boulder's National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC), to promote as trusted sources, simplify user access and support global policy makers.

Scientists offer designer ‘big atoms’ on demand

Scientists offer designer ‘big atoms’ on demand

June 7, 2019

In the not-so-distant future, researchers may be able to build atoms to your specifications with the click of a button. It’s still the stuff of science fiction, but a team at CU Boulder reports that it is getting closer when it comes to controlling and assembling particles called “big atoms."

Wednesday, June 5: National Colloquium presented by NASA Associate Administrator for Science Mission Directorate

Wednesday, June 5: National Colloquium presented by NASA's Associate Administrator for the Science Mission Directorate

May 29, 2019

Dr. Thomas H. Zurbuchen will discuss the process of writing successful NASA mission proposals and provide a brief update on how the mission review process may evolve in the near future. Researchers thinking about being a PI or joining a proposal team are invited to attend on Wednesday, June 5 at 2 p.m. in the Old Main Chapel at the CU Boulder Heritage Center.

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New Venture Challenge alum Pana raises $10 million to scale for corporate travel market

May 20, 2019

Corporate travel has a been a market in need of some desperate transformation. Pana, a CU Boulder spinoff company, hopes to facilitate this change with a $10 million Series A round led by Silicon Valley VC firm Bessemer Venture Partners.