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Dec
04
2018

Inhalable 'bots' offer potential treatment for cystic fibrosis

Inhalable “microbots” under development at Colorado School of Mines could be used to help treat cystic fibrosis, a chronic and progressive genetic disease that causes severe damage to the lungs and other organs. David Marr, professor of chemical and News
Aug
20
2018

Mines launches 5 new degree programs with 2018-19 term

Colorado School of Mines welcomed back students for the first day of classes today and officially launched five new degree programs. Click on the links below to learn more about all the new degree offerings for the 2018-2019 academic year.  News
Jul
17
2018

Drug-delivering microbots could help treat lacunar strokes

Strokes are the fifth leading cause of death in the United States, and a team of researchers at Colorado School of Mines is working on a new treatment for blockages that occur in vessels too small to be accessed by traditional catheters.   And not News
Jun
21
2018

Mines researchers to study link between the Pill, blood clots

Birth control pills are the most popular form of contraception in the U.S., used by an estimated 9.7 million women nationwide.  But nearly 60 years after “The Pill” first came on the market, scientists still don’t understand exactly why oral News
Jun
07
2018

Mines joins Denver health care innovation hub Catalyst HTI

Expanding its presence in the health-tech sector and the city of Denver, Colorado School of Mines will join Catalyst HTI, a first-of-its-kind health care innovation hub opening this summer that will bring together startups, established health care News
Apr
13
2018

Mines to offer master's, PhD in quantitative biosciences

A new graduate degree program at Colorado School of Mines will prepare the next generation of scientists and engineers for innovation at the intersection of health and biology with Mines’ core strengths in science and engineering. The Integrative News
Jan
03
2018

Boyle part of team awarded $8M for algal biofuel research

A Colorado School of Mines professor is part of a team that has been awarded $8 million over five years by the U.S Department of Energy to engineer a particular strain of alga to produce renewable biofuel. Nanette Boyle, assistant professor of News
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

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