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Veho Institute launches, establishes center at Cornell Tech

Cornell Engineering has launched the Veho Institute for vehicle intelligence, formally partnering Cornell with Italian universities and luxury automakers, and establishing a new academic center at Cornell Tech.

Yervant Terzian, who explored matter between stars, dies at 80

Yervant Terzian, 80, the Tisch Distinguished Professor Emeritus in the Department of Astronomy, died Nov. 25 in Ithaca.

Multiplexed C dots track cancer cells to improve patient care

Researchers are using glowing nanoparticles called C dots to detect multiple cancer markers during surgery in a way that is both precise and safe.

Looking for exoplanet life in all the right spectra

A Cornell senior has come up with a way to discern life on exoplanets loitering in other cosmic neighborhoods: a spectral field guide.

Pelosi meets Cornell students at UN climate change meeting

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi visited with Cornell students at the 25th annual United Nations’ Conference of the Parties climate change conference, Dec. 3 in Madrid, Spain.

Microcavities save organic semiconductors from going dark

Researchers are using tiny sandwich structures of mirrors, called microcavities, to trap light and force it to interact with a layer of molecules, forming a new hybrid state that mixes light and matter. This process could lead to brighter, more efficient LEDs.

Five faculty members elected AAAS fellows

Five Cornell faculty members have been elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the world’s largest general scientific society.

Cornell research drives NYSEG electric car charging pilot

A new plan being piloted by NYSEG, in collaboration with Cornell researchers, aims to encourage electric vehicle owners to delay charging in exchange for lower prices, in order to coordinate power use across the grid.

Student engineers to ply their green skills in NYC

Cornell engineering students are working with an Ithaca, New York, engineering firm to help New York City lower its carbon footprint.