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‘Strange metal’ superconductors just got stranger

Research co-authored by assistant professor of physics Brad Ramshaw sheds new light onto the unusual properties of the high-temperature superconductor strontium lanthanum copper oxide. 

Cell-free DNA may be key to monitoring urinary tract infections

A new method for testing urinary tract infections yields more information than what conventional methods can offer, according to new research.

Exoplanet detectives create catalog of ‘light-fingerprints’

Researchers have created a reference catalog using calibrated spectra and geometric albedos of 19 of the most diverse bodies in our solar system.  

DOE funding will help researchers create new quantum states of matter

A research group led by Andrej Singer, assistant professor of materials science and engineering, has won a grant from the Department of Energy for research aimed at creating new quantum states of matter.

Accelerator project gets push from National Academy of Sciences

A National Academy of Sciences committee has endorsed the idea of building an electron-ion collider in the U.S. The project would be helped by research done at CBETA, Cornell's energy recovery linear accelerator.

A kernel of promise in popcorn-powered robots

New research from Cornell's Collective Embodied Intelligence Lab examines how popcorn’s unique qualities can power inexpensive robotic devices that grip, expand or change rigidity.

Garbage to gold: getting good results from bad data

Using an algorithm developed by Cornell physicist Veit Elser, a group led by colleague Sol Gruner has determined the protein structure of a microcrystal using discarded data from another group. 

High schoolers learn to create intelligent robots

High school students explored the field of digital intelligence through the CATALYST Academy, a weeklong workshop aimed at inspiring minority students to pursue careers in engineering.

Guinness World Record for micro view into hidden worlds

Guinness World Records has officially recognized a Cornell collaboration’s achievement: an electron microscope resolution of 0.39 ångströms.