Antarctic Ice Sheet

Less ozone means more snow for Antarctica

Dec. 10, 2018

Ozone layer depletion has increased snowfall over Antarctica in recent decades, partially mitigating the ongoing loss of the continent’s ice sheet mass.

Boulder front range

How weather and climate shape Earth's life-sustaining surface

Dec. 6, 2018

New research shines a light on how rainfall shapes ridgetops, valley floors and the critical zone of Earth's surface.

pale-flecked garden sunskink

Forest fragmentation disrupts parasite infection in Australian lizards

Nov. 29, 2018

Deforestation and habitat fragmentation can decrease transmission of a parasitic nematode in a particular species of Australian lizard, new research shows.

wind farm in Texas

Coordinated development could help wind farms be better neighbors

Nov. 26, 2018

New research highlights a previously underexplored consequence: a wake effect from upwind wind farms that can reduce the energy production of their downwind neighbors.

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.

arteries

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.

Bowman-1

Alpine ecosystems struggle to recover from air pollution

Sept. 4, 2018

Degraded alpine ecosystems showed limited recovery years after long-term inputs of human-caused nitrogen air pollution.

E. coli

How to stop an antibiotic-resistant superbug

Sept. 3, 2018

A new genetic therapy could give scientists a crucial leg up in the ongoing battle against deadly superbugs.

Shape shifting material

Shape-shifting material can morph, reverse itself using heat, light

Aug. 24, 2018

A square peg in a round hole? No problem. New material developed by CU Boulder engineers can transform into complex, pre-programmed shapes via light and temperature stimuli, and back again.

Oroville Dam

Rain-on-snow flood risk to increase in many U.S. mountain regions

Aug. 6, 2018

Flooding caused by rain falling on snowpack could more than double by the end of this century in some areas of the western U.S. and Canada due to climate change.

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