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Graduate Student Snapshot: Doug Peters

Doug Peters is using his scientific skills in an ancient art: brewing.

A leader in genetic engineering is coming to Boulder

Biologists went bananas for CRISPR–now one of the developers of the system is visiting Boulder.

Battling the Flu: A protein’s new role in preventing influenza infection

As we brace ourselves for this winter’s flu, researchers at CU Boulder have discovered a new way that our cells fight off flu infection.

Ten-Hundred Word Challenge: Part 6

Graduate students Kelsie Anson, Graycen Wheeler, and Adrian Ramirez try and explain their research using ONLY the ten hundred most common English words! It’s the Ten-Hundred Word Challenge: Biochemical edition!

Graduate Student Snapshot: Zac Holmes

Graduate student Zac Holmes and his fiancé raise bees–including a queen called Hillabee Clinton.

Ten-Hundred Word Challenge: Part 5

Can graduate students Gretchen Geibel and Aroob Abdelhamid describe their research using ONLY the 1000 must common English words?

The System Sucks: Why Academic Publishing (As It Stands) Is Bad For Reproducible Science

How is the academic publishing system exacerbating the replication crisis in science? What can we do to fix it?