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Porous material holds promise for prosthetics, robots

A new lightweight and stretchable material with the consistency of memory foam has potential for use in prosthetic body parts, artificial organs and soft robotics.

Physicists turn toward heat to study electron spin

Cornell physicists offer a solution to control the intrinsic spin of electrons: Using heat, instead of light, to measure magnetic systems at short length and time scales.

Cornell dots research collaboration leads to $10M cancer center

Cornell University, in partnership with Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, is opening a new $10 million MSKCC-Cornell Center for Translation of Cancer Nanomedicines. The center is based on development of nanoparticles called C dots.