small molecule regulation of crispr-cas9

Small Molecule Regulation of CRISPR-Cas9 Using RNA Aptamers

June 24, 2020

Researchers at CU Boulder, led by Biochemistry Professor Robert Batey, have developed compositions and methods for temporal regulation of single guide RNAs (sgRNAs) that comprise a small molecule-binding aptamer in the sgRNA, which enables small-molecule-dependent gene editing in bacteria.

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Adjustable R-value Insulation Systems

June 23, 2020

Researchers at CU Boulder, led by Architectural Engineering Professor Moncef Krarti, have discovered how to take benefits of a several-steps strategy instead of just having a 2-step control mechanism by using tilting insulators inside the exterior wall.

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Radiating Power Converter

May 20, 2020

Dr. Garret Moddel, professor of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering (ECEE) at CU Boulder, has invented a method to harvest energy from an ambient temperature source.

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Re-healable, Fully Recyclable and Malleable Electronic Skin

May 20, 2020

This technology, developed by Associate Professor Jianliang Xiao and Professor Wei Zhang, is may one day lead to improvements in human health, robotics, prosthetics and beyond.

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Microwave Thermometer For Internal Body Temperature

April 15, 2020

This development shows a path towards a portable, wearable thermometer that can continuously measure for sub-surface body temperature with a resolution of a fraction of a degree Kelvin.

Advanced Early Detection of Musculoskeletal Disease

Advanced Early Detection of Musculoskeletal Disease

April 15, 2020

Researchers at the CU Boulder and Emory University have developed a stretched exponential model that can more accurately detect subtle compositional changes leading to early soft tissue degeneration detection.

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Acousto Thermal Shift Assay for Rapid and Cost-Efficient Diagnosis of COVID-19

April 13, 2020

The technology could be applied to fast diagnosis in hospitals or point of care applications for many infectious diseases including the diagnosis of COVID-19 or SARS-CoV-2 virus.

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Metabolic Assay for Predicting Biological Aging

March 18, 2020

Based in clinically important measures indicative of future morbidity and mortality risk, this technology—developed in the lab of Dr. Douglas Seals—predicts a person's biological age through a simple simple blood test.

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Immunization for Cocaine Addiction and Relapse

March 18, 2020

Research teams led by Dr. Chris Lowry of CU Boulder and Dr. Thomas Keck of Rowan University are investigating the translational potential of a novel immunotherapy for its potential to reduce relapse-like and addictive behavior associated with cocaine use.


A blood pressure monitoring technology to be located on the user's ear

Feb. 11, 2020

CU Boulder Assistant Professor Tam Vu and his team have developed a device called eBP to measure blood pressure from inside the user’s ear, aiming to minimize the measurement’s impact on users’ normal activities while maximizing its comfort level.