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Digital agriculture initiative to tackle food security challenges

October 12, 2018

Digital agriculture initiative to tackle food security challenges

In response to the call to action for feeding an ever-growing global population, the Cornell... read more

Latest Cornell dot features a new cancer weapon: antibodies

October 10, 2018

Latest Cornell dot features a new cancer weapon: antibodies

Ultrasmall Cornell dots armed with antibodies are another weapon in the fight against cancer, says... read more

FastTrack paves path for physical science, engineering startups

October 9, 2018

FastTrack paves path for physical science, engineering startups

FastTrack Startup License, a program run by the Center for Technology Licensing at Cornell, is... read more

Portal connects Pollack to Afghan girls who code

October 9, 2018

Portal connects Pollack to Afghan girls who code

On Oct. 5, President Martha E. Pollack and other campus leaders talked to representatives of a... read more

Caltech earthquake expert to lecture Oct. 11 and 12

October 8, 2018

Caltech earthquake expert to lecture Oct. 11 and 12

Seismologist Lucile M. Jones will address global trends in risk reduction for natural disasters... read more

CCA Biennial launches with art projects across campus

October 4, 2018

CCA Biennial launches with art projects across campus

The 2018 Cornell Council for the Arts Biennial, with 18 project installations and performances on... read more

Health tech pioneer Deborah Estrin named MacArthur fellow

October 4, 2018

Health tech pioneer Deborah Estrin named MacArthur fellow

Deborah Estrin, professor of computer science at Cornell Tech and of healthcare policy and research... read more

To change a catalyst’s electrochemical properties, just ‘shuffle’

October 2, 2018

To change a catalyst’s electrochemical properties, just ‘shuffle’

The atomic makeup of a catalyst makes a big difference in its properties, according to new research... read more

Researchers energize effort for energy-smart solutions

October 2, 2018

Researchers energize effort for energy-smart solutions

A new project received a $100,000 planning grant from the NSF to create a proposal for an... read more

Arctic ice cap destabilizes at ‘unprecedented’ speed

October 1, 2018

Arctic ice cap destabilizes at ‘unprecedented’ speed

Satellite images revealing an Arctic ice cap destabilizing at “unexpected and unprecedented” speed... read more

Exposing secrets of ‘superbugs,’ bioprocesses continues with NSF grant

September 28, 2018

Exposing secrets of ‘superbugs,’ bioprocesses continues with NSF grant

A five-year, $22.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation will continue to develop... read more

Homecoming 2018: community and fun enhanced by history

September 27, 2018

Homecoming 2018: community and fun enhanced by history

On Sept. 21-22, more than 12,000 alumni, parents, faculty, staff and students members enjoyed... read more

Cornell hosts climate change events at Climate Week NYC

September 27, 2018

Cornell hosts climate change events at Climate Week NYC

Faculty and industry partners will gather Sept. 28 at the Cornell Club-New York for a discussion... read more

CIS students head to diversity conference as numbers of minorities rise

September 25, 2018

CIS students head to diversity conference as numbers of minorities rise

More than 50 Cornell undergraduates, graduate students, faculty and staff attended the ACM Richard... read more

NSF grants $1.3M to Cornell, partners to hunt eelgrass disease

September 25, 2018

NSF grants $1.3M to Cornell, partners to hunt eelgrass disease

To hunt a disease that threatens eelgrass – critical seaside meadows – the NSF has awarded... read more

Postdocs honored with achievement awards

September 24, 2018

Postdocs honored with achievement awards

Six postdocs at Cornell were honored with an inaugural Postdoc Achievement Award Sept. 17 for their... read more

From fish DNA to Mars: STEM programs inspire kids across NYS

September 20, 2018

From fish DNA to Mars: STEM programs inspire kids across NYS

Cornell helps students in kindergarten through 12th grade explore science, technology, engineering... read more

Collins receives award for ‘cultivating new generation of scholars’

September 19, 2018

Collins receives award for ‘cultivating new generation of scholars’

Lance Collins, dean of Cornell Engineering, was presented with the Edward Bouchet Legacy Award in... read more

Alum’s gift helps entrepreneurship faculty hire assistants

September 18, 2018

Alum’s gift helps entrepreneurship faculty hire assistants

Six faculty members are recipients of 2018 Louis H. Zalaznick Teaching Assistantships, receiving... read more

Cornell, Tanzanian students share knowledge in new exchange program

September 17, 2018

Cornell, Tanzanian students share knowledge in new exchange program

A new exchange program will present biomedical students from Cornell and Arusha Technical... read more

Cornell to conduct Earth Source Heat seismic survey Sept. 21-25

September 15, 2018

Cornell to conduct Earth Source Heat seismic survey Sept. 21-25

Cornell will conduct a survey of the sub-terrain on campus and in the towns of Ithaca and Dryden... read more

New lecture series features transformative life scientists

September 13, 2018

New lecture series features transformative life scientists

Cornell’s Life Sciences Lecture Series will feature talks by four speakers who are all... read more

Entrepreneurial students kick off year with Collegetown event

September 12, 2018

Entrepreneurial students kick off year with Collegetown event

More than 300 students visited the eHub in Collegetown Aug. 29 for an Entrepreneurship Kickoff... read more

Dance, multimedia performance to open 2018 CCA Biennial

September 12, 2018

Dance, multimedia performance to open 2018 CCA Biennial

The 2018 Cornell Council on the Arts Biennial kicks off Sept. 14-15 at the Schwartz Center with “A... read more

TINY cancer detection device proves effective in Uganda testing

September 11, 2018

TINY cancer detection device proves effective in Uganda testing

Engineering professor David Erickson's hand-held device for detecting a form of cancer common in... read more

Device to corral viable sperm may speed IVF process

September 10, 2018

Device to corral viable sperm may speed IVF process

For couples hoping for a baby via in vitro fertilization, chances have improved. A process that... read more

W.E. Cornell program focuses on women engineers in STEM

September 6, 2018

W.E. Cornell program focuses on women engineers in STEM

A new training program for women entrepreneurs in STEM fields called W.E. Cornell launches this... read more

Duffield receives Engineering’s highest alumni honor

September 6, 2018

Duffield receives Engineering’s highest alumni honor

Cornell’s College of Engineering presented David A. Duffield ’62, MBA ’64, with the inaugural... read more

W.E. Cornell program focuses on women in STEM

September 6, 2018

W.E. Cornell program focuses on women in STEM

A new training program for women entrepreneurs in STEM fields called W.E. Cornell launches this... read more

Satellite startup Ursa raises $5.7M, promotes female leaders

August 31, 2018

Satellite startup Ursa raises $5.7M, promotes female leaders

Geospatial intelligence startup Ursa Space Systems, a Rev: Ithaca Startup Works member, raised $5.7... read more

Physics theory used to predict crowd behavior

August 30, 2018

Physics theory used to predict crowd behavior

Researchers at Cornell have developed a highly accurate mathematical approach to predict the... read more

Alumnus David Duffield to be honored by Engineering

August 30, 2018

Alumnus David Duffield to be honored by Engineering

Engineer and entrepreneur David A. Duffield ’62, MBA ’64, will be given the inaugural Cornell... read more

In historic shift, women comprise half of engineering undergrads

August 30, 2018

In historic shift, women comprise half of engineering undergrads

The College of Engineering now enrolls equal numbers of undergraduate women and men, a historic... read more

Groundwater loss prompts more California land sinking

August 29, 2018

Groundwater loss prompts more California land sinking

Despite higher-than-normal amounts of rain in early 2017, the large agricultural and metropolitan... read more

With real-time decisions, Citi Bike breaks the cycle of empty stations

August 28, 2018

With real-time decisions, Citi Bike breaks the cycle of empty stations

Cornell research has improved bike sharing in New York City, where a crowdsourcing system that... read more

Just add sun: McGovern startup converts CO2 into fuel

August 28, 2018

Just add sun: McGovern startup converts CO2 into fuel

A greenhouse gas may soon get a public relations makeover, as Cornell startup Dimensional Energy... read more

Training ‘immuno-engineers’ is goal of NIH grant

August 22, 2018

Training ‘immuno-engineers’ is goal of NIH grant

A new Cornell program will train graduate students interested in specializing in... read more

Trace metals make a big splash with marine microorganisms

August 20, 2018

Trace metals make a big splash with marine microorganisms

A new study shows trace metals, deposited by aerosols in the atmosphere, have a hefty impact on... read more

Campaign aims to bring climate science to every US high school

August 15, 2018

Campaign aims to bring climate science to every US high school

The Paleontological Research Institution and the university’s Sea Grant program raising funds to... read more

Cryo-electron microscopy sheds new light on batteries

August 15, 2018

Cryo-electron microscopy sheds new light on batteries

A collaboration involving researchers from physics and engineering used a new cryogenic... read more

Levitsky, Putnam, Quake elected professors-at-large

August 15, 2018

Levitsky, Putnam, Quake elected professors-at-large

Political scientist Steven Levitsky, the Sundance Institute’s Keri Putnam and biomedical engineer... read more

Creating open designs for complex computer chips

August 15, 2018

Creating open designs for complex computer chips

Christopher Batten, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering, and colleagues want... read more

Creating open designs for complex computer chips

August 15, 2018

Creating open designs for complex computer chips

Christopher Batten, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering, and colleagues want... read more

High school students develop business ideas at boot camp

August 2, 2018

High school students develop business ideas at boot camp

Twelve high school students from as far away as Romania and Honduras took part in the Life Changing... read more

Artificial intelligence may put private data at risk

August 2, 2018

Artificial intelligence may put private data at risk

Machine learning models, which use data to help computers learn for themselves, are vulnerable to... read more

Cell-free DNA may be key to monitoring urinary tract infections

August 2, 2018

Cell-free DNA may be key to monitoring urinary tract infections

A new method for testing urinary tract infections yields more information than what conventional... read more

Singer group will use DOE funding to create new quantum states of matter

July 27, 2018

Singer group will use DOE funding to create new quantum states of matter

A research group led by Andrej Singer, assistant professor of materials science and engineering,... read more

DOE funding will help researchers create new quantum states of matter

July 27, 2018

DOE funding will help researchers create new quantum states of matter

A research group led by Andrej Singer, assistant professor of materials science and engineering,... read more

A kernel of promise in popcorn-powered robots

July 26, 2018

A kernel of promise in popcorn-powered robots

New research from Cornell's Collective Embodied Intelligence Lab examines how popcorn’s unique... read more

High schoolers learn to create intelligent robots

July 25, 2018

High schoolers learn to create intelligent robots

High school students explored the field of digital intelligence through the CATALYST Academy, a... read more

Awards promote life sciences research and industry partnerships in NY

July 24, 2018

Awards promote life sciences research and industry partnerships in NY

Nine projects were awarded Center for Advanced Technology grants in 2018-2019. The grants are given... read more

Scientists seek to untangle ecological effects of water management

July 20, 2018

Scientists seek to untangle ecological effects of water management

Cornell and Paleontological Research Institution scientists dug into the Colorado River's estuary... read more

Mars’ crustal evolution does not follow Earth’s formula

July 19, 2018

Mars’ crustal evolution does not follow Earth’s formula

Mars may not have an Earth-like, continental crust. Instead, a Cornell scientist poses an... read more

Electron microscope detector achieves record resolution

July 18, 2018

Electron microscope detector achieves record resolution

A group led by applied and engineering physics professor David Muller has achieved a record for... read more