Kristi Anseth, right, and team member discuss research

Personalized biomaterials tailor made to fix what ails you

Nov. 26, 2018

There's no one in the world quite like you. CU Boulder researchers are working to develop novel biomaterials perfectly tailored to each person's needs.

testing Nike 4% shoe on treadmill

What makes the world's fastest shoe so fast? New study provides insight

Nov. 20, 2018

New biomechanics research uncovers how Nike's Vaporfly 4% shoe helps athletes topple world records and eye the two-hour marathon.

Blood bags

$7 million grant to support research into preserving blood and tissue without the ice

Nov. 20, 2018

Researchers are exploring a new form of biostasis that could entirely eliminate the need for cooling, potentially revolutionizing combat medicine, organ donation, vaccines and more.

Graphic showing brain and skeleton

The more pain you expect, the more you feel, new study shows

Nov. 14, 2018

A new brain imaging study has revealed the more pain people expect, the stronger their brain responds to pain, which may explain why chronic pain persists long after damaged tissue has healed.

Students in class

How ideas go viral in academia

Nov. 6, 2018

New research shows that the spread of ideas through academia may depend on where they come from as much as their quality.

neurons with amyloid plaques

Physician scientists shed light on origins of ALS, neuromuscular disease

Nov. 1, 2018

Toxic protein assemblies, or "amyloids," long considered to be key drivers in many neuromuscular diseases, also play a beneficial role in the development of healthy muscle tissue.


Your showerhead slime is alive

Nov. 1, 2018

A CIRES-led citizen-science study reveals lung-disease causing strains of bacteria are especially common in certain environments.

Dog pain story

New gene therapy eases chronic pain in dogs; human trials underway

Oct. 29, 2018

Neuroscientist Linda Watkins has developed an opioid-free, long-lasting shot for management of chronic pain. It's been tested in more than 40 dogs with impressive results and no adverse effects.

Prairie voles

What bonds are made of: Neuroscientist awarded $1.5 million to study attachment, grief

Oct. 2, 2018

Zoe Donaldson is studying prairie voles, which tend to be monogamous, in research that could inform new treatments for autism and a condition called complicated grief.

Corrie Detweiler in lab

Battling superbugs: New compounds could make old antibiotics new

Sept. 24, 2018

CU Boulder researchers have discovered three compounds that could someday be given alongside antibiotics to reinvigorate them, making them effective against drug-resistant bugs again.