As many as one in five Americans suffer from chronic pain, an often intractable problem that costs the country more than $600 billion in treatments and lost work-time and has helped fuel a deadly opioid epidemic.
A University of Colorado Boulder study, published this week in the journal Neuron, shows for the first time that tau aggregates gobble up RNA, or ribonucleic acid, inside cells and interfere with an integral mechanism called splicing, by which cells ultimately produce needed proteins.
A modest new house in Fraser, Colorado—considered the coldest town in the lower-48—is no ordinary home. With it, a team of Buffs will compete this week in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon for the first time since 2007.
This weekend, Shayna Hume will blast off on an adventurous journey: The avid space buff, a graduate student in the Ann and H.J. Smead Department of Aerospace Engineering Sciences at CU Boulder, is heading to Mars (or at least as close to Mars as you can get on Earth).
On Feb. 14, 2021, the Emirates Mars Mission (EMM), the first mission to Mars led by an Arab nation, released its inaugural image of the red planet in incredible detail. The photo, taken by the mission’s Hope (“Al Amal” in Arabic) probe, showed the red planet at dawn as sunlight moved across the…
At 10:25 a.m. Thursday, CU Boulder senior Olivia Parsons became the first participant to receive vaccination in a national study aimed at answering a critical question in the fight against COVID-19: Does the Moderna shot prevent people from spreading the virus?
An international team of scientists, including a University of Colorado Boulder researcher, has taken the most detailed look yet at the supermassive black hole at the center of a galaxy called Messier 87.
A few “super carriers” with off-the-charts viral loads are likely responsible for the bulk of COVID-19 transmissions, while about half of infected people aren’t contagious at all at the time of diagnosis, suggests a new CU Boulder analysis of more than 72,000 test samples.