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CU-made satellites depart on Endeavour's last run

CU-made satellites depart on Endeavour's last run

April 27, 2011

Stamp-size satellites, developed at Cornell, are hitching a ride aboard the space shuttle Endeavour. read more

DNA nanoparticles to carry drugs and gene therapy

DNA nanoparticles to carry drugs and gene therapy

April 21, 2011

Cornell researchers are using synthetic DNA to make nanoparticles that can deliver drugs and genetic therapy to the insides of cells. read more

Eva Tardos receives Van Wijngaarden Award

Eva Tardos receives Van Wijngaarden Award

April 20, 2011

Computer Science professor chosen for her 'exceptional contribution to mathematics and computer science.' read more

Two undergraduates win Udall scholarships

Two undergraduates win Udall scholarships

April 20, 2011

Karen Chi Lin '13 and Andrew Schoen '12 have received 2011 Morris K. Udall Scholarships for students with an interest in careers in environmental public policy, health care and tribal public policy. read more

'Green' air conditioning firm wins venture challenge

'Green' air conditioning firm wins venture challenge

April 20, 2011

The local 'green' air conditioning company SynAirCo Inc. earned $10,000 as the first-place winner in this year's Cornell Venture Challenge. read more

Student receives Defense Department fellowship

Student receives Defense Department fellowship

April 20, 2011

BME Ph.D. student Roanna Ruiz has received a 2011 National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship. read more

2011 CEAA Awards granted

2011 CEAA Awards granted

April 19, 2011

The Cornell Engineering Alumni Association honored students, faculty and staff at its annual awards banquet April 14. read more

Undergraduates present research at Senior Expo

Undergraduates present research at Senior Expo

April 19, 2011

Fifty Hunter R. Rawlings III Cornell Presidential Research Scholars presented their work at the annual Senior Expo in the Biotechnology Building April 14. read more

Malaria net wins contest

Malaria net wins contest

April 18, 2011

The Big Idea competition went to two juniors for a bed net that charges cell phones and helps prevent malaria. read more

James receives Guggenheim

James receives Guggenheim

April 18, 2011

Doug James has received a Guggenheim to help support his research on computer sound synthesis. read more

Four engineering students receive Xerox scholarships

Four engineering students receive Xerox scholarships

April 15, 2011

Four students have been awarded Xerox Technical Minority Scholarships ... read more

Researchers explain why bicycles balance themselves

Researchers explain why bicycles balance themselves

April 14, 2011

Scientists and engineers have been trying to explain bicycle self-stability ... read more

ExxonMobil Foundation gives to Cornell

ExxonMobil Foundation gives to Cornell

April 11, 2011

The ExxonMobil Foundation has presented Cornell with $542,150 ... read more

Two juniors named Goldwater scholars

Two juniors named Goldwater scholars

April 7, 2011

Randall Meyer '12 and Rachel Perlman '12 receive 2011 Goldwater Scholarships read more

Grad students launch record-breaking balloon

Grad students launch record-breaking balloon

April 5, 2011

A balloon launched by Cornell engineering students has nabbed world records ... read more

Researchers trace ripples in Saturn, Jupiter rings

Researchers trace ripples in Saturn, Jupiter rings

April 1, 2011

A curious corrugated pattern in Saturn's rings and similar features in Jupiter's main ring could be the residual effects of comet collisions, report astronomers at Cornell and the SETI Institute. read more