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.

Larry Gold

Boulder is a Rush for Renowned Biologist Gold

Biologist Larry Gold has taught and worked at CU Boulder since 1970. He’s regarded internationally for his DNA and RNA research.