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The plan to build a massive online brain for all the world’s robots

August 27, 2014

The plan to build a massive online brain for all the world’s robots

Wired: If you walk into the computer science building at Stanford University, Mobi is standing in... read more

Zero-G fire pulses like a jellyfish on the space station

August 22, 2014

Zero-G fire pulses like a jellyfish on the space station

Smithsonian.com: Prometheus would be so proud. As part of a NASA experiment, humans have brought... read more

Scientists develop remote-control cyborg moth

August 21, 2014

Scientists develop remote-control cyborg moth

The Economic Times: Remote-controlled moths or 'biobots' may be used in future search and rescue... read more

Ready for the Stress-Phone? It monitors body functions…

August 20, 2014

Ready for the Stress-Phone? It monitors body functions…

The Washington Times:The inventor has received $3 million from the National Science Foundation to... read more

This thousand-bot swarm is the future of robotics

August 14, 2014

This thousand-bot swarm is the future of robotics

Popular Mechanics: The kilobots—a group of 1,024 tiny machines that can form into complex... read more

Cornell engineering teams show work to congressman

August 13, 2014

Cornell engineering teams show work to congressman

The Ithaca Journal: Some want to go fast. Some want to go underwater. Some want to fly. One wants... read more

The rise of 3-D printed guns

August 13, 2014

The rise of 3-D printed guns

NYTimes: Professor Hod Lipson comments on the ability of the public to 3D print guns. read more

How close is too close?

August 11, 2014

How close is too close?

The Chronicle of Higher Education: In 2007 Motorola shuttered its operations in Champaign, Ill.,... read more

Creating an ever-flexible center for tech innovation

August 10, 2014

Creating an ever-flexible center for tech innovation

The New York Times: Dan Huttenlocher does not like walls. This is not so much an aesthetic... read more

The dynamics of correlated novelties

July 31, 2014

The dynamics of correlated novelties

NPG: Professor Steven Strogatz and colleagues have just published a paper on the math & science of... read more

Silicon Ivy: How Cornell is prepping young entrepreneurs

July 30, 2014

Silicon Ivy: How Cornell is prepping young entrepreneurs

FORBES: Cornell University...ranks fourth on FORBES’ annual list of America’s most entrepreneurial... read more

Study shows how to power California with wind, water and sun

July 24, 2014

Study shows how to power California with wind, water and sun

Phys.org: Imagine a smog-free Los Angeles, where electric cars ply silent freeways, solar panels... read more

A reverse approach to cancer cell identification

July 23, 2014

A reverse approach to cancer cell identification

EMDT: A Cornell cancer research team now took a new approach to screening for these dangerous... read more

Earthquake risk rises for one-third of U.S.

July 18, 2014

Earthquake risk rises for one-third of U.S.

CBS: A new federal earthquake map dials up the shaking hazard just a bit for about one-third of the... read more

Google's latest project: mapping small gas leaks in US cities

July 16, 2014

Google's latest project: mapping small gas leaks in US cities

CSM: In a joint project, Google Street View cars sniffed out minor gas leaks in Boston, Staten... read more

Drone lighting: UAVs may be a photographer's best friend

July 14, 2014

Drone lighting: UAVs may be a photographer's best friend

Engineering.com: Lighting is crucial to the art of photography. But lights are cumbersome and... read more

CSHL receives $50 million to establish Simons Center for Quantitative Biology

July 7, 2014

CSHL receives $50 million to establish Simons Center for Quantitative Biology

CNBC: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) today announced a $50 million gift from Jim and Marilyn... read more

Organ–organ interactions could compound nanoparticle damage

July 3, 2014

Organ–organ interactions could compound nanoparticle damage

Chemistry World: A microfluidic device that recreates interactions between the gastrointestinal... read more

A selfie for your health

July 3, 2014

A selfie for your health

ABC 2 News: Researchers at Cornell have developed a device that can add testing cholesterol and... read more

Study shows how drilling wastewater causes quakes

July 3, 2014

Study shows how drilling wastewater causes quakes

NYT: A new study explains how just four wells forcing massive amounts of drilling wastewater into... read more

New concerns arise over fracking's safety

July 2, 2014

New concerns arise over fracking's safety

CBS News: It seems a large percentage of oil and gas wells tapping the Marcellus Shale region of... read more

Why computers won't be replacing you just yet

July 1, 2014

Why computers won't be replacing you just yet

The New York Times: Three computer scientists, Chenhao Tan, Lillian Lee and Bo Pang, have built an... read more

NSF-supported stampede supercomputer powers innovations in materials science

June 26, 2014

NSF-supported stampede supercomputer powers innovations in materials science

NSF: Cornell University researchers are using the Stampede supercomputer at the Texas Advanced... read more

Microfluidic device selects cancer cells based on chemotactic phenotype

June 24, 2014

Microfluidic device selects cancer cells based on chemotactic phenotype

Labmedica: A new approach has been invented for screening for aggressive cancer cells, using a... read more

Study of magma by Abers and team under Mount St. Helens underway

June 23, 2014

Study of magma by Abers and team under Mount St. Helens underway

IMUSH researchers hope findings improve forecasting of volcanoes. read more

Inside Job: A New Chip Tells Farmers When to Water

June 23, 2014

Inside Job: A New Chip Tells Farmers When to Water

Modern Farmer: Lakso and Abraham Stroock, associate professor of chemical and biomolecular... read more

Microsoft backs Cornell effort for 'theory of everything'

June 22, 2014

Microsoft backs Cornell effort for 'theory of everything'

Ithaca Journal: An assistant professor of computer science at Cornell University is hunting for a... read more

PoW! Academics KO Bitcoin mining mammoths

June 20, 2014

PoW! Academics KO Bitcoin mining mammoths

The Register: Cornell University academics Ittay Eyal and Emin Gün Sirer say their "Two Phase Proof... read more

Should you go to grad school?

June 17, 2014

Should you go to grad school?

Buzzfeed: The following piece is by Duncan Watts Ph.D. '97 TAM and is excerpted from Should I Go to... read more