John Crimaldi

What the Nose Knows

New international network explores how odors lead to actions.

CU Boulder researchers

New CU Boulder COVID-19 test

Cheaper, faster test trades uncomfortable nose swab for spit-in-a-tube simplicity in effort to detect virus before it spreads

Professor Corrie Detweiler looking at bacteria

Kryptonite for superbugs?

With antibiotic-resistant “superbugs” infecting 2 million people per year, and a dearth of new medications in the pipeline to treat them, CU Boulder researchers are taking a novel approach to addressing the looming public health crisis.

Robert Garcea in the lab

A shot in the arm

New shelf-stable vaccines could bolster lifesaving immunization deliveries worldwide.

Gut microbiota

Could a dose of good bacteria prevent PTSD?

Mounting evidence shows healthy resident bacteria can play a pivotal role in supporting physical health.

Brain graphic

‘Brain signature’ discovery could yield faster diagnosis for fibromyalgia patients

More than 5 million people suffer from fibromyalgia, a syndrome characterized by chronic muscle discomfort, sleep problems, pain hypersensitivity and sometimes mood disorders.

Mark Borden and team members in the lab

Microbubble Technology

Technology could save lives on battlefield, home front.

Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Joshua Soderstrom flies an MH-60S Seahawk helicopter

Gut Check

Understanding how stressors affect our gut microbes could lead to better performance—by the military and you.

Staphylococcus Aureus

Squashing Superbugs

Antibiotic-resistant bacteria like E. Coli and Staphylococcus kill at least 23,000 people and cause over two million infections in the U.S. annually.

Carrots and beets

Planted Evidence

Two faculty members write the book on solving crimes using plants.