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Blockbuster science: Storm-chasing drone appears in ‘Twisters’

July 17, 2024

For years, 鶹ѰBoulder engineers have helped to fly drones into the tumult of supercell thunderstorms across the United States' Tornado Alley. Now, their work will make an appearance in the summer blockbuster "Twisters."

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The hidden degree powering the internet

July 2, 2024

In an era of increased tech market turbulence, the network engineering field—the backbone of the internet—can’t fill jobs fast enough.

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Separating gases is hard but might get easier, researchers find

July 1, 2024

In a newly published study, 鶹ѰBoulder chemist Wei Zhang details a new porous material that is less expensive and more sustainable.

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How to suss cheating hummingbirds? Look at their feet

June 28, 2024

Robert Colwell, a 鶹ѰBoulder researcher, has analyzed 50 years of data to show the relationship between certain birds’ unorthodox behavior and their traits.

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Crushing creativity? That’s one way to think different

June 26, 2024

Creator and scholar Steven Frost says a much-hated Apple ad is standing in for a larger conversation about how tech companies build and deploy artificial intelligence.

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Quantum Scholars program draws new sponsors from industry, alumni

June 24, 2024

Up to 40 undergraduates will receive a $2,500 fellowship for participating in Quantum Scholars this year, thanks to generous support from new industry and alumni partners.

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鶹ѰBoulder wins $20M to lead National Quantum Nanofab facility

June 20, 2024

A new facility will give researchers from Colorado and across the country a space to think up and design devices that tap into the world of atoms and even smaller things—potentially leading to new sensors, ultra-fast computer chips and more.

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What ChatGPT deals with media outlets mean for the future of news

June 11, 2024

When it comes to OpenAI’s deals with national media providers, CMCI’s faculty experts have questions—expecting more agreements like this in the future.

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Charge a laptop in a minute or an electric vehicle in 10? Supercapacitors can help

May 30, 2024

Researchers in Ankur Gupta’s lab discovered how ions move within a complex network of minuscule pores. The breakthrough could lead to the development of more efficient energy storage devices, such as supercapacitors, enabling fast charging of electric vehicles and more.

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Gov. Jared Polis signs quantum industry bill on campus

May 30, 2024

At a ceremony May 28 on the 鶹ѰBoulder campus, Colorado Gov. Jared Polis ushered in a new bill to support the state’s rapidly growing quantum industry.