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Students win NASA challenge with 3D-printer smart sensor

A team of Cornell students has won a grant through NASA’s University Student Research Challenge for a proposed sensor that can help 3D printers build better, more reliable products. The challenge seeks new aeronautics concepts that are relevant to NASA Aeronautics Mission Research Directorate. Selected student teams are awarded with up to $80,000 for advancing project ideas such as advancing the design, developing technology or capabilities in support of aviation, by demonstrating a novel concept, or enabling advancement of aeronautics-related technologies. An interdisciplinary team led by... Read more

Food supply chain app wins digital ag hackathon

An app that would maximize profit and minimize food spoilage and loss across the agriculture supply chain was named the grand prize winner in the third annual Cornell Institute for Digital Agriculture Hackathon. Read more

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Modeling gives data-driven picture of COVID-19 risks

Cornell researchers found no evidence of students transmitting COVID-19 to employees or the broader community during the fall semester, but students who traveled were eight times more likely to test positive within two weeks of their return. Read more