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Bonassar Group helps develop new cell therapy

Development and testing by engineering professor Larry Bonassar and his group helped a New England biomedical firm land an $87 million contract to distribute their product in Japan.

Create something at mannUfactory makerspace, opening Feb. 1

The mannUfactory, Cornell University Library’s makerspace, opens Feb. 1 in 112 Mann Library.

Cornell artists win global soil painting competition

A soil painting created by Cornellians won first prize in the university category of a global soil painting competition.

Lynden Archer to lead Cornell Energy Systems Institute

Lynden Archer, professor of chemical and biolomolecular engineering, is the new director of the Cornell Energy Systems Institute.

Engineers create new architecture for vaporizable electronics

Engineers have demonstrated a new method to remotely vaporize electronics, giving devices and data the ability to vanish.

The frozen winter of our web content

A 2012 Scientific American article, “The Winters of Our Discontent,” by professor Chuck Greene has enjoyed a wintry revival.

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Across the universe, fast radio bursts ‘shout and twist’

Astronomers have found that the Cornell-discovered fast radio burst FRB 121102 – from 3 billion light years away – passes through magnetized plasma, causing the cosmic blasts to “shout and twist.”

Saturn's moon Titan sports Earth-like features

In two new papers, Cornell researchers find several insights into the topography of Saturn's moon, Titan. 

Physicists take first step toward cell-sized robots

A group led by physics professors Paul McEuen and Itai Cohen has made nanometer-scale machines from graphene and glass, which could be used for sensing, interfacing with electronics and more.