Ronggui Yang and Xiaobo Yin in greenhouse

Greenhouse technology could be the future of food

Jan. 17, 2018

Engineers are developing a scalable, cost-effective greenhouse material that splits sunlight into photosynthetically efficient light and repurposes inefficient infrared light to aid in water purification.Read more »
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Decadal survey lays out key Earth science priorities

Jan. 5, 2018

CU Boulder researchers contributed to a new report that prioritizes Earth science research to reduce climate uncertainty, improve weather forecasts and more.Read more »
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Next-gen flexible robots move and heal like us

Jan. 4, 2018

Engineers have developed a new class of soft, electrically activated devices capable of mimicking the expansion and contraction of natural muscles, a major advance in the field of robotics.Read more »
hibiscus

A classic Darwinian ecological hypothesis holds up—with a twist

Dec. 27, 2017

New research shows that a long-held hypothesis about the factors that govern species ranges largely holds true, but may be the result of a previously underappreciated ecological mechanism.Read more »
Prashant Nagpal

Rapid, cost-effective genetic screening within reach

Nov. 29, 2017

Researchers are developing new techniques for faster, lower cost single-molecule DNA sequencing that could have transformative impacts on genetic screening.Read more »
xiaobo yin

Engineering professor named 2017 Moore Inventor Fellow

Nov. 7, 2017

Xiaobo Yin has been named a 2017 Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation Moore Inventor Fellow, awarded for inventions in scientific research, environmental conservation and patient care.Read more »
Postdoctoral researcher Daniela Vergara

Mapping the genetics of cannabis

Oct. 13, 2017

Daniela Vergara studies the genetic diversity of multiple cannabis varieties in an attempt to shed light on largely unexplored biological questions.Read more »
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Colorado business filings remain strong in Q3 2017

Oct. 13, 2017

New Colorado business filings continued to post year-over-year growth in the third quarter, raising future employment expectations for the end of the year, according to a Leeds School report.Read more »
NIST Boulder

NIST adds nearly $2 billion in economic contributions to Maryland and Colorado

The National Institute of Standards and Technology added nearly $2 billion in combined economic contributions across Maryland and Colorado in fiscal year 2016, a Leeds School study has found.Read more »
Researcher works in the lab

Light-activated nanoparticles can supercharge current antibiotics

Oct. 4, 2017

Light-activated nanoparticles, also known as quantum dots, can provide a crucial boost in effectiveness for antibiotic treatments used to combat drug-resistant superbugs such as E. coli and Salmonella.Read more »

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