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New grant program funds novel conservation collaborations

February 14, 2019

New grant program funds novel conservation collaborations

The Atkinson Center is partnering with The Nature Conservancy on three funded research projects,... read more

Digital ag is Cornell’s newest radical collaboration initiative

February 14, 2019

Digital ag is Cornell’s newest radical collaboration initiative

Digital agriculture at Cornell has just been seeded for robust additional growth by being added as... read more

No-touch sensor measures vital signs of small animals

February 14, 2019

No-touch sensor measures vital signs of small animals

Cornell engineers have developed a device for measuring the heartbeat and breath rate of conscious... read more

Tiny particles can switch back and forth between phases

February 14, 2019

Tiny particles can switch back and forth between phases

Cornell researchers have found that inorganic materials are able switch between discrete states... read more

Mahowald to Congress: Act now to arrest climate change

February 14, 2019

Mahowald to Congress: Act now to arrest climate change

Cornell professor Natalie Mahowald offered straightforward and hopeful testimony on Earth’s warming... read more

Built to last 90 days, Mars rover Opportunity ends mission after 15 years

February 13, 2019

Built to last 90 days, Mars rover Opportunity ends mission after 15 years

The Mars rover Opportunity, NASA’s robotic geologist fitted with an array of tools to search for... read more

Halpern elected to National Academy of Engineering

February 12, 2019

Halpern elected to National Academy of Engineering

Joseph Halpern, the Joseph C. Ford Professor of Engineering, has been elected a member of the... read more

Brain blood flow finding gives hope for Alzheimer’s therapy

February 11, 2019

Brain blood flow finding gives hope for Alzheimer’s therapy

Research on blood flow in the brain, from the lab of Chris Schaffer and Nozomi Nishimura, could... read more

Cornell creates multicollege Center for Immunology

February 11, 2019

Cornell creates multicollege Center for Immunology

Building on Cornell’s decades of fundamental and comparative research in the immunological... read more

Active Learning Initiative funds nine projects

February 6, 2019

Active Learning Initiative funds nine projects

Innovative projects to enhance undergraduate teaching and learning in nine departments have... read more

To conserve energy, AI clears up cloudy forecasts

February 4, 2019

To conserve energy, AI clears up cloudy forecasts

A machine learning model trained with years’ worth of forecast and weather data predicts the... read more

People admit they trust news stories that contradict their views – for a price

February 1, 2019

People admit they trust news stories that contradict their views – for a price

Researchers at Cornell Tech found that people are far more likely to say they believe news stories... read more

‘Deep tech’ innovations require industry partnerships

January 31, 2019

‘Deep tech’ innovations require industry partnerships

Creating new opportunities for industry partnerships and increasing engagement with the world... read more

Fight or flight: Serotonin neurons prompt brain to make the right call

January 31, 2019

Fight or flight: Serotonin neurons prompt brain to make the right call

Known for its role in relieving depression, the neurochemical serotonin may help the brain execute... read more

Good vibrations: New display shows Earth’s quakes, quivers

January 31, 2019

Good vibrations: New display shows Earth’s quakes, quivers

An LED display on the first floor of Snee Hall offers a modern way to monitor all of Earth’s quakes... read more

Study: AI may mask racial disparities in credit, lending

January 29, 2019

Study: AI may mask racial disparities in credit, lending

A method intended to evaluate racial disparities in lending decisions can yield very different... read more

Students develop augmented reality software to help those with hearing loss

January 28, 2019

Students develop augmented reality software to help those with hearing loss

Two Cornell Tech masters students have developed a prototype for augmented reality headsets to help... read more

Charting a ‘map’ for determining negative thermal expansion

January 28, 2019

Charting a ‘map’ for determining negative thermal expansion

Negative thermal expansion, or NTE, is a rare but important phenomenon, and Cornell researchers... read more

AI adjusts for gaps in citizen science data

January 25, 2019

AI adjusts for gaps in citizen science data

Citizen science databases can be inconsistent, but Cornell researchers have developed a deep... read more

Margaret Martonosi ’86 visits as A.D. White Professor-at-Large

January 17, 2019

Margaret Martonosi ’86 visits as A.D. White Professor-at-Large

Computer scientist Margaret Martonosi '86 will interact with students and faculty Jan. 22-26 as an... read more

Engineers’ plan would avert NYC’s dreaded L train shutdown

January 17, 2019

Engineers’ plan would avert NYC’s dreaded L train shutdown

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has enlisted engineering professors from Cornell and Columbia to help solve a... read more

How do you flourish in scientific publishing? Ask a librarian

January 16, 2019

How do you flourish in scientific publishing? Ask a librarian

Cornell University Library offered a workshop for graduate students and postdocs in engineering,... read more

Predicting future combos, from rap songs to pharmaceuticals

January 16, 2019

Predicting future combos, from rap songs to pharmaceuticals

Cornell researchers have developed an algorithm to predict which groups are likely to work together... read more

Students, faculty shape global effort to cool a warming world

January 14, 2019

Students, faculty shape global effort to cool a warming world

In a whirlwind of seminars, plenary sessions and corridor conversations, 17 Cornell students and... read more

Study creates roadmap for responsible geoengineering research

January 7, 2019

Study creates roadmap for responsible geoengineering research

Senior engineering lecturer Douglas MacMartin has co-authored a study that suggests a protocol for... read more

Using vibration to curb digital addiction

January 2, 2019

Using vibration to curb digital addiction

Cornell Tech researchers developed a tool that causes smartphones to vibrate when users exceed time... read more

Elegant trick improves single-cell RNA sequencing

December 19, 2018

Elegant trick improves single-cell RNA sequencing

A slight modification to an existing RNA sequencing technique, developed in the lab of assistant... read more

Summit keynote outlines peril climate change poses for indigenous peoples

December 12, 2018

Summit keynote outlines peril climate change poses for indigenous peoples

In this era of rising atmospheric temperatures, Shorna Allred discussed her concerns about... read more

Aditya Deshpande ’22 wins Cornell Concerto Competition

December 12, 2018

Aditya Deshpande ’22 wins Cornell Concerto Competition

Computer science major Aditya Deshpande ’22 won the 16th Cornell Concerto Competition, held Dec. 9... read more

Eighth annual TOGO awards celebrate community engagement

December 12, 2018

Eighth annual TOGO awards celebrate community engagement

The 2018 Cornell Town-Gown Awards recognized three student partnerships with local organizations to... read more

C.C. Chu named fellow of the National Academy of Inventors

December 12, 2018

C.C. Chu named fellow of the National Academy of Inventors

C.C. Chu, the Rebecca Q. Morgan ’60 Professor of Fiber Science & Apparel Design, has been named a... read more

Robotics Day attracts scores to Duffield atrium

December 10, 2018

Robotics Day attracts scores to Duffield atrium

Robotics Day at Duffield Hall was a day-long event this year, with two classes holding their... read more

Startup GiveGab helped raise $52 million on Giving Tuesday

December 10, 2018

Startup GiveGab helped raise $52 million on Giving Tuesday

GiveGab, a fundraising and engagement platform founded at Cornell, helped nonprofits raise $52... read more

Panel explores how AI can solve problems, enrich learning

December 10, 2018

Panel explores how AI can solve problems, enrich learning

An avalanche of digital data, combined with sophisticated algorithms to analyze it, heralds a... read more

Cancer’s metabolism subject of trailblazing study

December 7, 2018

Cancer’s metabolism subject of trailblazing study

Cancer metabolism is the subject of renewed research interest, and the lab of Abe Stroock... read more

NASA’s InSight captures first ‘sound’ of Martian wind

December 7, 2018

NASA’s InSight captures first ‘sound’ of Martian wind

The Mars InSight lander has sent back the first “sounds” ever recorded on the red planet, NASA... read more

New initiative to lead industry innovation, social impact through AI

December 6, 2018

New initiative to lead industry innovation, social impact through AI

A collaboration between Cornell and r4 Technologies will develop and apply artificial intelligence... read more

It’s alive: Fiberoptic sensors could help soft robots feel, adapt

December 4, 2018

It’s alive: Fiberoptic sensors could help soft robots feel, adapt

Robots that sense and adjust their position relative to their surroundings is the subject of the... read more

Certificate program fosters problem solving through design thinking

December 4, 2018

Certificate program fosters problem solving through design thinking

A new Design Thinking certificate program through eCornell helps learners adopt a human-centered... read more

It’s alive: Fiber-optic sensors could help soft robots feel, adapt

December 4, 2018

It’s alive: Fiber-optic sensors could help soft robots feel, adapt

Robots that sense and adjust their position relative to their surroundings is the subject of the... read more

Provost Research Innovation Award winners announced

November 29, 2018

Provost Research Innovation Award winners announced

The Office of the Provost has announced five winners of the inaugural Provost Research Excellence... read more

Students spark Ghanaian high schoolers’ interest in computer science

November 28, 2018

Students spark Ghanaian high schoolers’ interest in computer science

A team of students and faculty has organized a coding program to inspire interest in computer... read more

Mollusk collection moves to PRI, internet

November 28, 2018

Mollusk collection moves to PRI, internet

Cornell’s Malacology Collection will get new life online when it is donated to the Paleontological... read more

Grants help graduate students to do research around the world

November 28, 2018

Grants help graduate students to do research around the world

Twenty-six Cornell graduate students have won more than $42,000 in fall 2018 Research Travel... read more

Study: Smart speakers make passive listeners

November 27, 2018

Study: Smart speakers make passive listeners

People explore less when they get recommendations from voice-based platforms such as Amazon’s Alexa... read more

As InSight lands on Mars, Cornell’s Banfield gets to work

November 27, 2018

As InSight lands on Mars, Cornell’s Banfield gets to work

After cruising for 205 days over 301 million miles, NASA’s InSight spacecraft – to probe beneath... read more

A stitch in simulation saves nine

November 26, 2018

A stitch in simulation saves nine

A new digital tool developed by a team of researchers at Cornell and Stanford University can... read more

Podcast blends personal stories, accessible science

November 21, 2018

Podcast blends personal stories, accessible science

“Science Blender,” a podcast produced by doctoral students in the Smith School of Chemical and... read more

Startups win funding at 2018 Commercialization Competition

November 21, 2018

Startups win funding at 2018 Commercialization Competition

FuzeHub, a not-for-profit organization that assists small- to medium-sized manufacturing companies... read more

Rev startup gets $1.7M for global curriculum data analysis

November 21, 2018

Rev startup gets $1.7M for global curriculum data analysis

A student startup company recently received a $1.7 million National Institutes of Health grant to... read more