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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.

chris lowry

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.

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Accurate navigation in challenging environments

Feb. 11, 2020

CU Boulder inventors Rong Yang and Yu (Jade) Morton developed a technology that uses the multi-frequency signals for a GNSS receiver (such as GPS) to improve performance of multi-frequency receivers in environments where signals on one or more frequency band experiences amplitude fading or phase fluctuation.

marvin caruthers

Novel DNA analogue

Feb. 11, 2020

CU Boulder researchers in Dr. Marvin Caruthers' lab have synthesized a novel DNA analogue using modified phosphoramidite chemistry.

brian robb and michael marshak in lab

High performance low cost flow batteries for grid level energy storage

Jan. 15, 2020

A low-cost, high-performance battery chemistry developed by CU Boulder researchers could one day lead to scalable grid-level storage for wind and solar energy that could help electrical utilities reduce their dependency on fossil fuels.

Cryopreservation of test tube on liquid nitrogen

Novel methods for organ and tissue cryopreservation

Jan. 15, 2020

Researchers James Cypser and Thomas E. Johnson from CU Boulder's Institute for Behavioral Genetics have identified compounds that protect organs and tissues from cold damage.

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Microbial electrolytic process for carbon capture, energy production and waste treatment

Jan. 15, 2020

This method not only addresses the reduction of fossil fuel consumption in wastewater treatment, but also utilizes the wastewater as both a carbon sink and energy source for active CO2 mitigation from sources such as flue gas.

brendan hefferman

Stimulated emission depletion (STED) microscope with improved resolution

Dec. 17, 2019

Together with a team of innovators, Dr. Juliet Gopinath developed a fiber-based STED microscope that achieves super resolution while maintaining a compact footprint.

Earable wheel

Earable™: The world’s first and most advanced in-ear sleep improvement system

Dec. 17, 2019

From the lab of CU Boulder professor Dr. Tam Vu comes Earable™—a small, in-ear worn device to help quantify and improve a user’s sleep.