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Groundwater is safe in potential N.Y. fracking area

July 29, 2014

Groundwater is safe in potential N.Y. fracking area

Two Cornell hydrologists have examined drinking water in a potential hydraulic fracturing area in... read more

Singh named the 2014 Young Innovator

July 29, 2014

Singh named the 2014 Young Innovator

Cornell Engineering’s Ankur Singh is among 13 outstanding U.S. scientists recently recognized as... read more

Cruising high seas, engineers detect fake GPS signals

July 28, 2014

Cruising high seas, engineers detect fake GPS signals

For four days in late June, Cornell researchers tested the newest version of their GPS ‘spoofing’... read more

Cornell Cup winner gives back

July 26, 2014

Cornell Cup winner gives back

The Sun Chronicle: Bishop Feehan High School's focus on creating a culture of giving with students... read more

New class of materials could power memory devices

July 24, 2014

New class of materials could power memory devices

A new phase of matter known as topological insulators, until recently known only for esoteric... read more

Researchers answer 'provocative question' on breast cancer

July 22, 2014

Researchers answer 'provocative question' on breast cancer

Researchers at Cornell and Weill Cornell Medical College have received a $1.34 million grant to... read more

North Atlantic right whale's prospects tied to climate

July 22, 2014

North Atlantic right whale's prospects tied to climate

A pleasant scientific surprise: The North Atlantic right whale population – once projected for... read more

Global warming culprit-nations likely to change by 2030

July 16, 2014

Global warming culprit-nations likely to change by 2030

While developed countries have long been blamed for Earth’s rising greenhouse gas emissions,... read more

Chua '14 ChemE is Tau Beta Pi Laureate

July 10, 2014

Chua '14 ChemE is Tau Beta Pi Laureate

Tau Beta Pi, the engineering honor society, has named Bingxuan Dennis Chua '14 ChemE among five... read more

Stephanie Hansen receives DOE Early Career award

July 9, 2014

Stephanie Hansen receives DOE Early Career award

ECE Visiting Prof. Stephanie Hansen has received a $2.5 million, five-year Early Career Research... read more

4-H youth sample careers, college life at conference

July 9, 2014

4-H youth sample careers, college life at conference

Hundreds of New York state high school students came to campus to explore college and specific... read more

Wastewater injection induces Oklahoma earthquakes

July 8, 2014

Wastewater injection induces Oklahoma earthquakes

The dramatic increase in earthquakes in central Oklahoma since 2009 is likely attributable to... read more

Kress-Gazit chosen for 20th Frontiers of Engineering

July 2, 2014

Kress-Gazit chosen for 20th Frontiers of Engineering

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Assistant Professor Hadas Kress-Gazit is among eighty-three of... read more

Four of 10 wells forecast to fail in northeastern Pa.

June 30, 2014

Four of 10 wells forecast to fail in northeastern Pa.

About 40 percent of the oil and gas wells in parts of the Marcellus shale region will likely leak... read more

Move over, silicon? New transistor material tested

June 27, 2014

Move over, silicon? New transistor material tested

For the ever-shrinking transistor, there may be a new game in town. Cornell researchers have... read more

CUAir scores big at autonomous flight competition

June 26, 2014

CUAir scores big at autonomous flight competition

CUAir took first in flight/mission and second place overall at the Association for Unmanned Vehicle... read more

For cancer patients, sugar-coated cells are deadly

June 25, 2014

For cancer patients, sugar-coated cells are deadly

A Cornell researcher has found that a cancer cell's sugar coating causes physical changes in the... read more

BEST program gives Ph.D.s insights into nonacademic jobs

June 25, 2014

BEST program gives Ph.D.s insights into nonacademic jobs

The Broadening Experiences in Scientific Training (BEST) program, which offers career resources... read more

Francis Moon publishes history of innovation book

June 23, 2014

Francis Moon publishes history of innovation book

Francis Moon, the Joseph C. Ford Professor of Engineering Emeritus, has published his ninth book,... read more

Microsoft fellow David Steurer seeks ultimate algorithm

June 19, 2014

Microsoft fellow David Steurer seeks ultimate algorithm

Computer scientist David Steurer has been awarded a Microsoft Research Faculty Fellowship to... read more

Cornell Tech will be 'land grant' school for NYC

June 13, 2014

Cornell Tech will be 'land grant' school for NYC

The growth of Cornell Tech over the next few years will be exciting to watch and in many ways... read more

Nozick reappointed to nuke waste board

June 13, 2014

Nozick reappointed to nuke waste board

Systems Engineering Professor Linda Nozick has been reappointed to the Nuclear Waste Technical... read more

Atkinson Center awards $1.4 million to new projects

June 10, 2014

Atkinson Center awards $1.4 million to new projects

Cornell’s Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future gives $1.4 million from their Academic Venture... read more

National panel urges 'putting human boots' on Mars

June 10, 2014

National panel urges 'putting human boots' on Mars

After 18 months of deliberation, the Committee on Human Spaceflight – co-led by a Cornell professor... read more

Geothermal heat pumps keep cell tower cool

June 9, 2014

Geothermal heat pumps keep cell tower cool

In collaboration with Verizon Wireless, Cornell engineers are testing a geothermal heat pump system... read more

Baja Racing wins Iron Team Award

June 8, 2014

Baja Racing wins Iron Team Award

The Cornell Baja Racing Team seized the Iron Team Award for the first time at the 2014 Baja SAE... read more

Cornell partners with Incodema3D for START-UP NY

June 4, 2014

Cornell partners with Incodema3D for START-UP NY

Ithaca-based Incodema3D is among the first companies approved for START-UP NY tax benefits and... read more

Making a covert channel on the Internet

June 3, 2014

Making a covert channel on the Internet

By modifying timing on the picosecond level, Cornell researchers send undetectable high-bandwidth... read more

'Critical zone' study expands with $1.4M NSF award

June 3, 2014

'Critical zone' study expands with $1.4M NSF award

The study of what earth scientists call the “critical zone” – the area where rock, water soil,... read more

Two student teams win ECE innovation awards

June 3, 2014

Two student teams win ECE innovation awards

Teams Pulso and Saund were the spring semester's ECE Innovation Award winners. read more

Greg Fuchs receives DOE early career award

June 2, 2014

Greg Fuchs receives DOE early career award

Greg Fuchs, assistant professor of applied and engineering physics, has received a Department of... read more

Engineering students qualify for NCAA finals

June 1, 2014

Engineering students qualify for NCAA finals

Stephen Mozia '15 and Rachel Sorna '14 qualified for the NCAA track and field finals over the... read more

Nanoscale short course offered June 3-6

May 28, 2014

Nanoscale short course offered June 3-6

The Cornell NanoScale Science and Technology Facility will offer a comprehensive, three-day course... read more

Top seniors honored as 2014 Merrill scholars

May 27, 2014

Top seniors honored as 2014 Merrill scholars

On May 21, the Cornell Merrill Presidential Scholars Program honored 33 outstanding graduating... read more

Cornell Tech grads solve problems large and small

May 27, 2014

Cornell Tech grads solve problems large and small

Six exploratory startup projects were showcased May 16 during Cornell Tech's third Open Studio. read more

Students relish waning hours of Graduation Weekend

May 25, 2014

Students relish waning hours of Graduation Weekend

On a blissfully perfect, cloudless Sunday, Cornell University graduated its 146th class May 25.... read more

New device isolates most aggressive cancer cells

May 22, 2014

New device isolates most aggressive cancer cells

A Cornell cancer research team has invented a microfluidic device that isolates only the most... read more

Panelists discuss paths to success for women in academia

May 22, 2014

Panelists discuss paths to success for women in academia

Panelists offered advice on pathways to success during the May 20 Empowering Women in Science and... read more

Physicist Richard L. Liboff dies at 82

May 22, 2014

Physicist Richard L. Liboff dies at 82

Richard L. Liboff, Cornell professor emeritus of electrical and computer engineering, died March 9... read more

Actor Ed Helms to help celebrate Cornell graduation

May 20, 2014

Actor Ed Helms to help celebrate Cornell graduation

Cornell's 146th Graduation Weekend highlights include the Senior Convocation Address by actor Ed... read more

Undergrad-built aircraft to defend world title June 18

May 20, 2014

Undergrad-built aircraft to defend world title June 18

Cornell Unmanned Air Systems, an undergraduate project team that designs, builds and programs... read more

Engaged Learning + Research Faculty Fellows named

May 15, 2014

Engaged Learning + Research Faculty Fellows named

Eleven faculty members from nine Cornell departments have been named Engaged Learning + Research... read more

X-rays, computer simulations reveal crystal growth

May 14, 2014

X-rays, computer simulations reveal crystal growth

Cornell scientists used a very tiny, extremely bright X-ray beam to make high-speed movies of how... read more

CCMR symposium to explore nanoscale spin

May 14, 2014

CCMR symposium to explore nanoscale spin

Recent advances in measuring and controlling nanoscale spin systems is the theme of this year’s... read more

Control methane now, greenhouse gas expert warns

May 13, 2014

Control methane now, greenhouse gas expert warns

As the shale gas boom continues, the atmosphere receives more methane, adding to Earth’s greenhouse... read more

First cohort of International Faculty Fellows chosen

May 8, 2014

First cohort of International Faculty Fellows chosen

Faculty members Andrea Bachner, Victoria Beard, Saurabh Mehta and Daniel Selva will start... read more

New battery test center adds zip to New York economy

May 7, 2014

New battery test center adds zip to New York economy

Replacing the gasoline economy with better batteries may be accelerated thanks to unique battery... read more

Lehman Fund makes seven awards for China study

May 6, 2014

Lehman Fund makes seven awards for China study

The Jeffrey S. Lehman Fund for Scholarly Exchange with China has made grants to Cornell faculty... read more

Impressive finishes for steel bridge, concrete canoe teams

May 6, 2014

Impressive finishes for steel bridge, concrete canoe teams

Both Cornell teams showed major improvement over last year, with the canoe team's second place... read more

Student-developed water monitor gets EPA support

May 5, 2014

Student-developed water monitor gets EPA support

A proposal to develop a portable, affordable turbidimeter, a tool for measuring water quality, has... read more

Student projects that feed poor, instill pride earn awards

May 2, 2014

Student projects that feed poor, instill pride earn awards

Three student projects address social needs or problems in the Ithaca community were awarded Robin... read more

Student magazine reports on undergrad research

May 1, 2014

Student magazine reports on undergrad research

At the 13th annual release party April 30 for The Research Paper, a student-run magazine that... read more