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Antibiotics hide within soil mineral layers

February 22, 2016 A Cornell study revealed the molecular mechanism of how antibiotics from human and farm animal waste become trapped in soils, findings with the potential to explain the behavior and... read more

Why your search engine resisted the best technology for so long

February 17, 2016

Huffington Post: Answers by Thorsten Joachims, Professor at Cornell University working on Machine Learning from Human Behavior. read more

Intelligent robots threaten millions of jobs

February 14, 2016

MSN: Advances in artificial intelligence will soon lead to robots that are capable of nearly everything humans do, threatening tens of millions of jobs in the coming 30 years, experts warned Saturday. read more

House Republicans reject tougher rules on lithium batteries as air cargo

February 11, 2016

WSJ: Republicans on the House Transportation Committee, despite escalating global concerns over the dangers of transporting lithium batteries by air, rejected provisions intended to give Congress... read more

NSF CAREER Award, 2016-2021

NSF CAREER Award, 2016-2021

February 4, 2016

Professor Ankur Singh receives a 5-yr, 500,000 award from the Division of Materials Research, Biomaterials Program, NSF read more