Topics & Research
Google Street View Cars Are Eyes on the Ground for Urban Methane Leaks
A set of Google Street View mapping cars, specially equipped with cutting-edge methane analyzers, are allowing Colorado State University researchers to “see” invisible methane leaks from natural gas lines beneath our streets.
‘Spectacular-Looking’ Endangered Frog Species Discovered in Ecuador’s Cloud Forests
It’s not every day someone gets to say, “I’ve discovered a new species.” It’s a claim that Colorado State University biologist Chris Funk can happily make.
How CSU Chemists Are Helping Us Not Get Food Poisoning
Food poisoning: Many of us have had it, and we won’t soon forget it. Colorado State University chemists are trying to make it so we can avoid it in the first place.
Keeping Cannabis Workers Safe, Healthy and Happy
The legalization of recreational cannabis in Colorado launched a booming statewide business – and like any industry, it’s the workers who’ve made it possible.
To Super-Cool Hydrogen Atoms, CSU Physicist Turns to Lasers
In the basement of the Colorado State University physics wing, it is not unusual to encounter labs filled with lasers. But not all of them are focusing their beams on the goal of creating super-cooled hydrogen – and unlocking some of the biggest theoretical questions about antimatter and quantum mechanics.
A Traffic Cop for the Cell Surface: Illuminating a Basic Biological Process
On the surfaces of our trillions of cells is a complex crowd of molecules moving around, talking to each other, occasionally segregating themselves, and triggering basic functions ranging from pain sensation to insulin release.
SoGES Director Diana Wall Receives Top Honor from Ecological Society of America
Colorado State University Distinguished Professor Diana Wall was recognized March 1 by the Ecological Society of America, which announced that she will receive its highest honor, the 2017 Eminent Ecologist Award, at the society’s annual meeting in August.
Chemist Jamie Neilson Named Sloan Research Fellow and Cottrell Scholar
Colorado State University Assistant Professor Jamie Neilson is using chemistry to create new, innovative materials to change the way we harvest and use energy. He is also leading the charge to integrate this work into a new sustainability-focused educational program on campus.
Early Career Investigator Award Goes to Psychology Faculty Member Daniel Graham
The Society of Behavioral Medicine has announced that its 2017 Early Career Investigator Award will be given to Dan Graham, Colorado State University assistant professor of applied social and health psychology.