barn swallow

Barn swallows may indeed have evolved alongside barns, humans

Nov. 1, 2018

As humans evolved and expanded, so too did barn swallows, new research suggests.

Artist's concept of Kepler

NASA retires Kepler space telescope

Oct. 30, 2018

Kepler, which is operated by CU Boulder's Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP), discovered more than 2,600 planets during its nine years in space.

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.


Tales from the crypt: Microbial life thrives in graveyards

Oct. 29, 2018

While synonymous with death, tombstones host microbial life in profusion, new CU Boulder research finds.

An array of radiative cooling modules on the CU Boulder campus.

Engineers scale up a low-cost, energy-saving cooling system

Oct. 26, 2018

CU Boulder engineers have successfully scaled up an innovative water-cooling system capable of providing continuous day-and-night radiative cooling for structures.


North American climate research center comes to CU Boulder

Oct. 23, 2018

The U.S. Geological Survey has selected a CU Boulder team to host the North Central Climate Adaptation Science Center for the next five years.

Colorado capitol building

Democrats have an edge in Colorado midterm elections, new survey finds

Oct. 22, 2018

New survey results by CU Boulder political scientists give gubernatorial candidate and Democrat Jared Polis a 12-point lead over his Republican opponent Walker Stapleton.


3D bioprinting technique could create artificial blood vessels, organ tissue

Oct. 22, 2018

A new 3D printing technique allows for localized control of an object's firmness, opening up new biomedical avenues that could one day include artificial arteries and organ tissue.

School of Education Pathways 2 Teaching student presentations at the UMC on May 1, 2018. (Photo by Glenn Asakawa/University of Colorado)

Guaranteed admission now offered to high schoolers who study education

Oct. 18, 2018

Colorado high school students interested in becoming teachers and community leaders can earn guaranteed admissions to CU Boulder’s School of Education for the 2018–19 academic year.

Dimitri Nakassis and the pylos tablet

Beyond Boulder: Bronze Age bookkeeping tablets reveal complex society

Oct. 17, 2018

Using advanced digital imaging technology, professor and archaeologist Dimitri Nakassis is pioneering new techniques to study ancient Greece.