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Nano-sized McGraw Tower features 161 steps, chimes

Ed Camacho of the Cornell NanoScale Science and Technology Facility has created what is thought to be the world’s smallest rendition of Cornell’s iconic McGraw Tower – complete with its 161 interior steps, two sets of stairs and 21 bells. Read more

Shaoyi Jiang

Shaoyi Jiang: protective materials that mimic water

Shaoyi Jiang, Ph.D. ’93, is the Robert S. Langer ’70 Family and Friends Professor in the Meinig School of Biomedical Engineering. His research focuses on the molecular understanding, design and development of functional zwitterionic materials for biomedical and engineering applications. Read more

Shaoyi Jiang: protective materials that mimic water

Shaoyi Jiang, Ph.D. ’93, the Robert S. Langer ’70 Family and Friends Professor in the Meinig School of Biomedical Engineering, discusses his research on functional zwitterionic materials for biomedical and engineering applications. Read more

Nanoscale defects could boost energy storage materials

A Cornell-led collaboration used X-ray nanoimaging to gain an unprecedented view into solid-state electrolytes, revealing previously undetected crystal defects and dislocations that may now be leveraged to create superior energy storage materials. Read more