Closeup of Lila Finch's lantern

Graduate project illuminates science for youth

Graduate student Lila Finch’s luminous sculpture lends artistic form to scientific function.

Tiny stethoscope on an arm

The tiniest of stethoscopes

It may be tiny, but it’s mighty. A soft, wearable acoustic sensor that weighs less than a paper clip has been developed by CU Boulder and Northwestern University.

Dan Szafir with robot

The Robot Whisperer

Robots could someday be found making beds at understaffed nursing homes, helping homeowners with DIY projects or handling mundane chores on the International Space Station.