Topics & Research
Bacterial Biofilms, Begone
By some estimates, bacterial strains resistant to antibiotics – so-called superbugs – will cause more deaths than cancer by 2050.
In Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment, CSU Science Rises to Top
What’s being billed as a new era in physics starts with two shovelfuls of dirt – one in Illinois, the other in South Dakota.
Nishimura, Santangelo Named 2017 Boettcher Investigators
Two Colorado State University biomedical researchers, Erin Osborne Nishimura and Kelly Santangelo, have received Webb-Waring Biomedical Research Awards from the Boettcher Foundation.
CSU Initiates Programs to Study, Help Drug Use Nationwide
Addictions, also known as substance use disorders, don’t come only in the guise of alcohol or illegal drug misuse.
How Math Education Can Catch up to the 21st Century
In 1939, the fictional professor J. Abner Pediwell published a curious book called “The Saber-Tooth Curriculum.”
Solving Scientific Problems in a Lab with No Microscopes
If data is the language of science, then those who can parse and analyze tomes of that language are essential to scientific discovery.
Creating Smart, Resilient, Secure Systems Is Goal of New CSU Center
Colorado State University is home to a new National Science Foundation research center focused on innovative ways to protect large, networked systems from cyber attacks.
The Extraordinary Return of Sea Otters to Glacier Bay
Human beings have a long history of persecuting apex predators such as wolves, tigers and leopards. The loss of these predators – animals at the top of the food chain – has resulted in ecological, economic and social impacts around the globe.
‘Exquisite Resolution:’ Microscopes Illuminate Hidden, Intracellular Worlds
Like the plastic tips on shoelaces, telomeres are bits of genetic material that cap the chromosomes inside our cells. Damage to these protective caps is linked to disease, and scientists like Chris Nelson are on a quest to know why.