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Cross-college researchers unravel mummy bird mystery

Master’s student Carol Anne Barsody is working with an array of interdisciplinary collaborators to explore the origins of a mummified bird and create a multisensory exhibition that rethinks the way ancient artifacts are presented in museums. Read more

Deserts ‘breathe’ water vapor, study shows

A Cornell-designed probe shows how water vapor penetrates powders and grains – a finding that could have wide-ranging applications in pharmaceutical research, agriculture and food processing, and planetary exploration. Read more

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Active Learning Initiative awards 5 new grants

The Active Learning Initiative has announced its Phase IV grants. The winning proposals, from Classics, Government, History, the Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, and the Meinig School of Biomedical Engineering, included collaborations that extend across Cornell. Read more