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Nov
21
2017

Microbial hot spring structures offer clues into geological past

Orange, tree-like cone structures up to two centimeters tall found in a California hot spring were built by a rich and diverse community of microbes, newly published research shows. These microbes, living in a California hot spring aptly named “Cone News
Aug
30
2017

Berger named Mechanical Engineering Department head

A longtime mechanical engineering professor at Colorado School of Mines has been chosen to lead the largest department on campus. John Berger, a full professor who has been a member of the Mines faculty since 1994, previously served as interim News
Jul
03
2017

Looking back on 25 years of the 'deep hot biosphere'

Two Colorado School of Mines microbiologists have coauthored an article in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences that examines the widespread impact of a paper, published a quarter-century ago, suggesting that microbial life exists up News
Jun
19
2017

Research into 'microlassos' featured on journal cover

Colorado School of Mines researchers in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering have developed magnetic “microlassos” no longer than the width of a human hair that could be used to repeatedly transport medication and other substances News
Jun
14
2017

Assistant professor wins biomedical research award

Andrew Petruska, assistant professor of mechanical engineering at Colorado School of Mines, has been selected to receive the Boettcher Foundation’s Webb-Waring Biomedical Research Award. Petruska is one of nine biomedical researchers at Colorado’s News
Feb
08
2017

A Radiochemistry Renaissance

From recycling plutonium to treating toxicity For years, Jensen has focused his research on a concept called “partition and transmutation”—a proposed technology that would essentially extract radioactive materials from nuclear waste stored in News
Dec
20
2016

Team developing biomaterial to help teeth rebuild themselves

An assistant professor of chemical and biological engineering at Colorado School of Mines is working to develop a material to fill cavities while stimulating teeth to rebuild themselves—an innovation that would change the face of dentistry.Melissa News
Dec
13
2016

Start-up seeks to bring bacteria test to market

A patented technology developed by Colorado School of Mines researchers for quick and accurate testing of bacterial infections has been licensed by a Golden-based start-up, which hopes to bring a product to market by 2018. University Professor News
Oct
31
2016

Chemistry commended for making strides in diversity

The American Chemical Society’s Committee on Professional Training commended the Chemistry Department’s efforts to build a diverse faculty, particularly by hiring and promoting female faculty members, in renewing its approval of the Chemistry News
Sep
08
2016

Faculty win NSF grant to turn bacteria into jet fuel source

Faculty in the departments of Chemistry and Chemical and Biological Engineering have been awarded $320,000 by the National Science Foundation to turn bacteria into a more sustainable source of jet fuel.  Chemistry Assistant Research Professor Fiona News

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