Heusler Co2MnGa compound

Unlocking the secrets of spin with high-harmonic probes

Nov. 28, 2023

Reported in a new Science Advances paper, a JILA team and co-collaborators probed the spin dynamics within a special material known as a Heusler compound: a mixture of metals that behaves like a single magnetic material.

autonomous robot

Building next-generation autonomous robots to serve humanity

Nov. 21, 2023

CU Boulder faculty and students are advancing award-winning research on autonomous robots that can navigate challenging conditions.

Karen Chin

Oh, poop! What looks like a rock is filled with clues

Nov. 17, 2023

In studying dinosaur discards, CU Boulder scientist Karen Chin has gained expertise recently honored with the Bromery Award and detailed in a new children’s book.

Deep ocean

CU Boulder leads $5.9M marine carbon dioxide removal monitoring effort

Nov. 15, 2023

As part of a major federal endeavor to combat climate change, CU Boulder is advancing marine carbon dioxide removal techniques to cut harmful greenhouse gasses by providing new methods for monitoring verification and reporting.

A picture of a spotty yellow fish.

How animals get their stripes and spots

Nov. 8, 2023

New CU Boulder research helps explain how sharp patterns form on zebras, leopards, tropical fish and other creatures. Their findings could inform the development of new high-tech materials and drugs.

Hands typing on a laptop keyboard

Should AI read your college essay? It’s complicated

Nov. 8, 2023

Artificial intelligence tools should never replace human admissions officers, says CU Boulder scientist Sidney D’Mello. But new research suggests these platforms could help colleges and universities identify promising students amid mountains of applications.

Cornelius Adejoro, Seungwook Lee and Larissa Schwartz

How will AI shape the next generation?

Nov. 6, 2023

Step into the Center for the Brain, AI and Child and learn from its members how artificial intelligence will impact the next generation of children and their caretakers around the world as the technology becomes a new normal.

Scott Diddams with his students in the lab

Researchers to test Einstein’s predictions of general relativity atop Rocky Mountains

Nov. 6, 2023

Imagine being able to measure tiny changes in the flow of time caused by Earth’s gravity with atomic clocks atop one of Colorado’s iconic peaks. That could soon be a reality thanks to an NSF grant that will advance geodesy through the use of quantum sensors, some of the most precise in the world.

The majestic Flatirons above Boulder framed in fall colors.

CU Boulder logs another record-breaking year in research funding

Nov. 2, 2023

CU Boulder researchers attracted a record $684.2 million in fiscal year 2022–23 for studies that, among other things, elevate quantum science in Colorado, solve mysteries about the sun and provide even better data on sea ice, ice sheets, glaciers and more.

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Researchers strive to help models learn from ‘noisy’ data

Oct. 31, 2023

CU Boulder’s Bortz group, in applied math, has won a $1.88 million National Institutes of Health grant to study methods for learning models directly from data.