Total and Spectral Solar Irradiance Sensor (TSIS-1) instrument suite

CU Boulder solar instruments, experiments headed for space

Dec. 8, 2017

A solar instrument package designed to help monitor the planet's climate is now set for launch Dec. 12 aboard a SpaceX rocket from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.Read more »
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Why are there so few female philosophers? New study offers clues

Dec. 7, 2017

Women make up only 30 percent of students in advanced philosophy classes and 17–24 percent of philosophy faculty nationwide. Outdated stereotypes appear to be driving the trend.Read more »
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Lab for Playful Computation reimagining computer science for kids

Dec. 7, 2017

ATLAS Institute researchers have developed a suite of novel tools that enable middle-school students to quickly create networks, connect devices, invent apps and design wearable technology.Read more »
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NOAA satellites reveal new information on ISIS oil production

Dec. 7, 2017

A new satellite technique developed by NOAA allows for rapid assessments of oil production anywhere in the world, notably Iraq and Syria.Read more »
Inter-American Commission on Human Rights

Colorado Law partners with international human rights organization, launches new master's degree

Dec. 7, 2017

The University of Colorado Law School and the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights announced today a partnership establishing an advanced program of study in international human rights.Read more »
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When celebrities die, 'grief policing' abounds, social media gets toxic

Dec. 6, 2017

Researchers analyzed more than 7,000 Facebook comments, finding that people are surprisingly mean to each other online, even in times of tragedy, but some technological fixes could help.Read more »
Shalini Menon

Blind researcher brings magic touch to book project

Dec. 5, 2017

Shalini Menon is helping the campus Build a Better Book Project make tactile materials more accessible for visually impaired children.Read more »
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A robotic small intestine? Researchers are making one

Dec. 4, 2017

A new robotic small intestine under development at CU Boulder has broad-reaching implications for the treatment of gastrointestinal ailments and improved medical training.Read more »
Sepulveda lab

The hard science of soft substances

Dec. 4, 2017

INSTAAR researcher Julio Sepúlveda uses lipids to decode ancient ecosystems.Read more »
Ralph Jimenez of JILA

Lasers could lead to better understanding of neurodegenerative conditions

Dec. 1, 2017

Researchers are studying the progression of neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's by using a new technique to measure neurons firing deep inside animal brains.Read more »