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A miniaturized sensor that can measure chemistry on a chip

Cornell researchers have laid the groundwork for a chemical sensor on a chip that could be used in small portable devices to analyze samples in a lab, monitor air and water quality in the field and perhaps even detect explosives.

Brito went to Fiji to study mobile genes in human microbiome

Research involving a new Cornell professor proposes that human behavior helps provide selective pressures that shape mobile gene pools, which are important for colonizing specific human populations.

Scientists propose novel carbon-capture electrochemical cell

Engineering professor Lynden Archer and graduate student Wajdi Al Sadat have devised an electrochemical cell that captures and converts carbon dioxide while generating electrical power.