Professor Jill Litt looks over an eggplant at a community garden next to Regis University in Denver

Can gardening prevent cancer? CU study seeks to find out

Sept. 19, 2017

Ask someone who gardens what they love most about it, and the answer often is: it makes them feel better. A new trial is exploring the measurable health benefits of community gardening.Read more »
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Augmented reality app animates local park sculptures

Sept. 18, 2017

A new augmented reality app designed by CU Boulder scientists brings sculptures to life at Lafayette's Geometry Point and at home. Watch the video.Read more »
A man with tattoos

Gang expert goes behind bars to study who joins, who leaves and why

Sept. 18, 2017

David Pyrooz has interviewed hundreds of gang members, searching for insight into how some manage to avoid or escape what he calls "the snare" of gang life, while others succumb to it.Read more »
St. Anthony uranium mine in New Mexico

Engineering technique could help clean up lingering radioactive waste

Sept. 14, 2017

CU Boulder engineers are testing a new technique to clean up western Colorado sites contaminated by uranium mining.Read more »
Rendering of Cassini diving into Saturn's rings

CU Boulder scientists ready for Cassini mission grand finale

Sept. 13, 2017

After a highly successful mission, the Cassini spacecraft will give up Saturn's last secrets to CU Boulder scientists before disintegrating in the planet's dense atmosphere Sept. 15.Read more »
Pink flowers in the Rocky Mountains

Researchers to create digital archive of Rocky Mountain plants

Sept. 13, 2017

CU Boulder and collaborating partners have been awarded $2.9 million from the National Science Foundation to create a digital archive of more than 1.7 million plant specimens native to the southern Rocky Mountain region.Read more »
Luis Zea and Louis Stodieck at BioServe Space Technologies

Why bacteria 'shapeshift' in space

Sept. 12, 2017

Bacteria cells treated with a common antibiotic on the International Space Station respond by shapeshifting, likely to improve their survival chances.Read more »
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Scientists are analyzing your tweets and FB posts: Is it ethical?

Sept. 11, 2017

Social computing researcher Casey Fiesler, of the College of Media, Communication and Information, has been awarded a National Science Foundation grant to study legal and ethical issues surrounding big data research.Read more »
Drones at Pawnee National Grassland

New swarming drone technology could help find lost hikers, study wildlife

Sept. 6, 2017

CU Boulder researchers have developed an advanced drone "swarming" technology that allows a single pilot to operate multiple unmanned aircraft for a variety of missions.Read more »
Michael Sachs works with CU Boulder trumpet section during 2015 Cleveland Orchestra residency

Cleveland Orchestra members return for third residency

Sept. 6, 2017

Members of the Cleveland Orchestra will work side by side with CU Boulder students and faculty Sept. 11-13 during what has become one of the College of Music's most anticipated biennial events.Read more »