Category: Paper Features

Scientists across the country map insects inside our homes: most use swabs, a handful use sequencers

Until recently, we didn’t know how many arthropods lived with us, or how those species were spread across the United States.

Listeria Lock Pickers: How bacteria act out our favorite heist movies

Tom Aunins interviews Dilara Batan about a recent paper on watching bacteria “pick the locks” on our cells.

Plant a Garden Under A Glacier

CU Boulder scientists replicate a decades-old vicuña poop experiment

Dengue it, another mosquito STING

In order to study dengue virus, researchers typically need a living animal model–but this can be a tall order

Clean hair, dirty air: how personal care products may be a cause of air pollution

Everyday chemical products contribute significantly more to urban air pollution than previously thought.

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.

We’re not so different, bacteria and I

On poking E. coli and what it tells us about ourselves