NASA Selects CU-Boulder to Lead $485 Million Mars Mission

Sept. 15, 2008

In the largest research contract ever awarded to the University of Colorado at Boulder, the Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics has been selected by NASA to lead a $485 million orbiting space mission slated to launch in 2013 to probe the past climate of Mars, including its potential for harboring life over the ages.

CU And Boulder Biotech Company Team Up To Study Pythons For Clues To Heart Disease

Aug. 25, 2008

The University of Colorado at Boulder is teaming up with a Boulder biotechnology company to use pythons, which dramatically increase their heart size for a short time after swallowing prey, as models for new therapeutics to treat cardiac diseases.

CU-Boulder Professor Receives $200,000 Kimmel Scholar Award For Cancer Research

March 22, 2008

Assistant Professor Hang (Hubert) Yin of the University of Colorado at Boulder's chemistry and biochemistry department has been selected to receive a prestigious Kimmel Scholar Award from the Sidney Kimmel Foundation for Cancer Research in Baltimore, the first such award received by a CU-Boulder scientist.

CU-Boulder Program Attracts Science Majors To Teaching Careers

July 26, 2006

A growing program at the University of Colorado at Boulder is working to combat an impending crisis brought on by a shrinking pool of new K-12 science teachers. Known as the Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics-Teacher Preparation project, it involves a collaboration between the School of Education and six campus science departments.

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