An illustration of a head with clocks behind it

Spinal injuries throw body clocks off-schedule, new study shows

Dec. 3, 2018

Tissue damage can throw circadian clocks throughout the body off track, influencing body temperature, hormone rhythms and a host of other bodily functions.

Chuck Plunkett

National Press Club honors CU Boulder's Chuck Plunkett for 'clarion call to save local journalism'

Nov. 29, 2018

After publishing a special section decrying massive layoffs at The Denver Post and criticizing its owners, former editorial page editor turned CU News Corps Director Chuck Plunkett will be honored for igniting a national dialogue.

CMCI's Leysia Palen and team work to improve crisis communications

Tweet storm: Using social media to improve crisis communication

Nov. 26, 2018

CU Boulder researchers in the College of Media, Communication and Information analyze social media crisis informatics to help improve emergency communications before major weather events.

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.