An objective assessment of acute and chronic pain

Nov. 15, 2017

Dr. Tor Wagner's team at CU Boulder uses functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) coupled with machine learning to identify neurologic pain signatures, allowing for the consistent, objective measurement of acute and chronic pain.

Low-cost film cools with zero energy consumption

Nov. 12, 2017

Researchers in the labs of Drs. Ronggui Yang and Xiaobo Yin developed a thin film made out of glass microspheres, polymer and metals that uses passive radiative cooling to dissipate heat, even under direct sunlight, with zero energy consumption.

Smart bike lock lasts 10 years without recharging—and takes photos of thieves

Aug. 13, 2017

CU’s novel "smart lock" system, developed by inventor Aaron Park, triggers the sound of an alarm when compromised to deter thieves, alerts the owner, and sends tracking and photo content directly to the owner's phone.

Endoscope system designed to improve colonoscopy outcomes

Aug. 13, 2017

An endoscopically-delivered overtube developed at Dr. Mark Rentschler’s lab enables physicians to complete difficult endoscopic procedures in outpatient settings with increased success rates and reduced costs.

CU researcher treats wastewater in carbon negative, energy positive process

Aug. 12, 2017

Rather than consuming huge amounts of chemicals and energy to treat wastewater, Prof. Jason Ren's innovative process generates positive energy (hydrogen gas), chemicals (carbonate or liquid fuel), and reusable water.

Hive Tech Solutions

Hive Tech Solutions combats loss of honeybees

Aug. 11, 2017

Growers and beehive owners in the U.S. lose millions annually to beehive collapse. Hive Tech Solutions is developing an innovative system to help beekeepers, growers, state and federal agencies effectively monitor and improve the health and survival rate of honeybees—saving tens of millions of dollars in the process.