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New quantum method develops really random numbers

April 16, 2018

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology and CU Boulder have developed a method for generating numbers guaranteed to be random by quantum mechanics.Read more »
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Future electric cars could recharge wirelessly while you drive

March 27, 2018

Electric vehicles may one day be able to recharge while driving down the highway, drawing wireless power directly from plates installed in the road.Read more »
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Augmented reality enhances robot collaboration

March 23, 2018

CU researchers exploring ways to use augmented reality and robotic technologies in conjunction with each other are finding valuable applications that enhance safety and boost efficiency.Read more »
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Laser-based sensing system can detect methane leaks from miles away

March 23, 2018

A new field instrument can quantify methane leaks as tiny as one-quarter of a human exhalation from nearly a mile away.Read more »
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CANLab looks to technology collaboration to boost pain research, treatment

March 20, 2018

The future of pain assessment may be in an app, as the CU Boulder Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience Lab and Denver-based cliexa, Inc. partner to better treatment strategies for those with chronic pain.Read more »
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Life after death on the internet

March 13, 2018

As our lives go digital, Jed Brubaker of the College of Media, Communication and Information is studying what happens to all that data, including our social media presence, after we die.Read more »
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Grad student helps science sims break language barriers

March 1, 2018

Doctoral candidate Diana López translates PhET Interactive Simulations into Spanish, making them more accessible to a global audience.Read more »
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Just the two of us: Holding hands can ease pain, sync brainwaves

Feb. 28, 2018

Reach for the hand of a loved one in pain and not only will your breathing and heart rate synchronize with theirs, your brain wave patterns will couple up.Read more »
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The ups and downs of hogback ridges in Colorado

Feb. 23, 2018

A new study sheds light on the formation of Colorado's distinctive hogback ridges, many of which can be seen in Boulder's foothills.Read more »
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Browser extension helps the visually impaired interpret online images

Feb. 9, 2018

Called Caption Crawler, the new technology compiles descriptions of online images for visually impaired computer users.Read more »

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