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Yeast gene rapidly evolves to attack viruses, researchers say

Yeast gene rapidly evolves to attack viruses, researchers say

Humans have used Saccharomyces cerevisiae yeast in baking, brewing and winemaking for millennia. New research from the University of Idaho and the University...
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Research on small cellular changes may lead to big cancer solutions
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Research on small cellular changes may lead to big cancer solutions

Many scientists have spent their entire research careers looking for cellular similarities that may lead to a single cure for many cancers –– the rare chance...
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Biomedical research lands CU-Boulder’s Palmer coveted award for $3.7 million NIH grant to fuel ‘high-risk, high-reward science’

Only 10 researchers nationwide were awarded NIH Pioneer Awards in 2014. The Pioneer Award challenges investigators to develop groundbreaking approaches that...
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Axel to receive 2014 Charlie Butcher Award; free lecture open to public

On Oct. 7, the BioFrontiers Institute will honor a professor dedicated to the science of smell. Richard Axel, M.D., a professor at Columbia University, has...
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Bioscience collaborations across the CU system receive boost

This year’s Butcher Seed Grant Award winners offer an exciting look into the biomedical research going on in Colorado, covering everything from studying...
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CU-Boulder awarded DARPA cooperative agreement to assess mechanisms of drugs and chemical agents

William Old, assistant research professor, chemistry and biochemistry department, and mass spectrometry and proteomics lab director, BioFrontiers. (Photo...
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Creating Futures exceeds $1.5 billion goal

Propelling CU campaign to success were more than 158,000 donors who made more than 403,000 gifts to the university CU 2006 to 2013.
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CU’s Nobel Laureates: ‘Our pride and joy’

Only 846 individuals have been honored with the Nobel Prize in its 112-year history, and the University of Colorado is proud to claim five of them.
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CU-Boulder biology students ready to wow at world competition

When this year’s iGEM team at the University of Colorado Boulder began meeting, they wanted to take what they knew about biology and use it to build something...
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New CU-Boulder-led study: ‘Microbial clock’ may help determine time of death

An intriguing study led by the University of Colorado Boulder may provide a powerful new tool for forensic scientists attempting to determine the time of death...
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BioFrontiers researchers uncover new target for cancer research

Telomeres sit at the ends of chromosomes to protect their genetic data. Image Credit: Jane Ades, NHGRI In a new paper released Oct. 24 in Nature , Tom Cech and...
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BioFrontiers scientist redefines computer science education

If you were alive during the late 1990s you might have noticed a little era called the dot-com bubble. It was a time when Internet-based companies like Amazon...