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Electron microscope detector achieves record resolution

A group led by applied and engineering physics professor David Muller has achieved a record for electron microscopy resolution, using a device developed at Cornell by professor Sol Gruner. 

Online collection captures Sri Lankan village life

Cornell University Library has launched a new digital collection depicting the evolution of a remote Sri Lankan village.

Small Animal Community Practice combines technology and care

The College of Veterinary Medicine has opened a new 10,000-square-foot Small Animal Community Practice on Campus Road.

Carnivorous plant inspires sustainable mosquito-control device

A Cornell team has been named a winner in a global competition to create radically sustainable environmental solutions inspired by the natural world.

NSF funds fruit and vegetable preservation tech startup

Startup Farther Farms received a $225,000 NSF grant to research extending the shelf life of fruits and vegetables without chemicals, preservatives, refrigeration or freezing.

NYS cherry growers could harvest sweet profits with tall greenhouses

Growers looking to mitigate weather risks, like excessive summer rain that ruins fruit, could profit by using high tunnels, according to new research from the Dyson School.

Genetics shed light on symbiosis of anglerfish and glowing bacteria

For the first time, scientists have sequenced and analyzed the genomes of bacteria that live in anglerfish bulbs from fish specimens collected in the Gulf of Mexico. 

Cornell professors contribute to winning offshore wind energy alliance

Three Cornell professors contributed to the successful proposal to lead a new $18.5 million endeavor to enhance the United States’ wind-energy economy and nix greenhouse gas emissions.

Bt eggplant improving lives in Bangladesh

Bt eggplant, or brinjal as it’s known in Bangladesh, is the first genetically engineered food crop to be successfully introduced in South Asia.

Photosynthesis more efficient than believed, study finds

A new study suggests photorespiration wastes little energy and enhances nitrate assimilation, the process that converts nitrate absorbed from the soil into protein.

Rice survives long-term floods due to newly discovered genetic mechanism

A team of Cornell and Japanese researchers has discovered a new genetic mechanism that allows certain rice plants to survive monthslong floods.

Upson Hall makeover achieves LEED platinum

The completely reconstructed Upson Hall – for 60 years an anchor on the Engineering Quad and home to the Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering – has been certified LEED Platinum.