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Why Pi matters

March 18, 2015

Why Pi matters

The New Yorker: Every March 14th, mathematicians like me are prodded out of our burrows like... read more

Saturn’s Titan moon may hold the key to extraterrestrial life

March 2, 2015

Saturn’s Titan moon may hold the key to extraterrestrial life

Morning Ticker: A team of chemical engineers and astronomers from Cornell University believes life... read more

How to get everything you want...without trying

March 1, 2015

How to get everything you want...without trying

ipick: So let's explore the nature of coincidence--what it is, where it comes from, and most... read more

How sahara dust sustains the Amazon Rainforest, in 3-D

February 25, 2015

How sahara dust sustains the Amazon Rainforest, in 3-D

Climate Central: The Amazon rainforest exists in part due to an atmospheric pipeline of dust from... read more

Cornell launches prototype challenge for engineering students

February 23, 2015

Cornell launches prototype challenge for engineering students

Campus Technology: Dubbed the "Pitch Your Prototype Challenge," the competition is a partnership... read more

A clear and audacious goal: Opposing view

February 23, 2015

A clear and audacious goal: Opposing view

USA Today: NASA is necessarily risk-averse. The space agency carefully scripts the activities of... read more

Can smartphones help Kenyan cattle herders?

February 23, 2015

Can smartphones help Kenyan cattle herders?

Red Orbit: Researchers from Cornell University have been equipping pastoral herders with... read more

Research on earthquake engineering, resilient infrastructure

February 12, 2015

Research on earthquake engineering, resilient infrastructure

Scoop: Civil and natural resources engineers at the University of Canterbury are developing new... read more

Cornell And ANSYS helping to train next generation of engineers

February 10, 2015

Cornell And ANSYS helping to train next generation of engineers

PRNewswire: Cornell University's College of Engineering and ANSYS are training future engineers... read more

Coincidence or higher power? 3 experts weigh in

February 4, 2015

Coincidence or higher power? 3 experts weigh in

Huffington Post: From mathematical theory to embracing God and coincidence, these insights can move... read more

Upperclass students connect undergrads to research

February 3, 2015

Upperclass students connect undergrads to research

The deadline for applying to the Cornell Undergraduate Research Board is Friday, Feb. 6. The... read more

Engineers devise genetic 'on' switch made exclusively of RNA

February 2, 2015

Engineers devise genetic 'on' switch made exclusively of RNA

Science Daily: All life processes depend on genes turning on and off. Cornell University scientists... read more

Innovations: 5 amazing ways 3D-printed food will change the way we eat

February 1, 2015

Innovations: 5 amazing ways 3D-printed food will change the way we eat

MSN: Journey to the frontier of food and you'll find a 3D printer, spewing out chocolate. While... read more

Science takes a step towards diabetes pill

January 31, 2015

Science takes a step towards diabetes pill

MSN: A probiotic pill developed at Cornell University sent glucose levels plummeting by as much as... read more

Manohar named Weiss fellow

January 30, 2015

Manohar named Weiss fellow

Rajit Manohar named Stephen H. Weiss Presidential Fellows for inspiring teaching of undergraduates,... read more

Generators that relieve power grid worsen ozone pollution

January 28, 2015

Generators that relieve power grid worsen ozone pollution

Phys.org: Cornell engineers have found that firing up diesel backup generators in non-emergency... read more

Calmar laser introduces new fiber-based femtosecond lasers ideal for multiphoton imaging

January 27, 2015

Calmar laser introduces new fiber-based femtosecond lasers ideal for multiphoton imaging

BioSpace: Calmar Laser, Inc. (Palo Alto, CA) today announced plans to introduce two new models of... read more

Atmospheric warming heats the bottom of ice sheets also

January 24, 2015

Atmospheric warming heats the bottom of ice sheets also

Science 2.2: A team of scientists have shown that meltwater from the surface of an ice cap in... read more

New computation method helps identify functional DNA

January 21, 2015

New computation method helps identify functional DNA

Phys.org: Striving to unravel and comprehend DNA's biological significance, Cornell scientists have... read more

Afraid of AI? here's why you shouldn't be

January 21, 2015

Afraid of AI? here's why you shouldn't be

Business Insider: Earlier in January, an organization called the Future of Life Institute issued an... read more