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.

Stranded on Mars: The science behind The Martian

The Martian (2015) was beautiful, funny, and featured Matt Damon’s butt. But does the science check out? Kristina Vrouwenvelder investigates for our Science of SciFi series.

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.