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New nanotechnology office at Weill Cornell to help <br /> 'marry nanofabrication with life sciences'

Bringing Cornell's nanotechnology capabilities closer to medical researchers, Cornell NanoScale Science and Technology Facility has opened a satellite office at Weill Cornell Medical College. (Sept. 26, 2008)

Mars rover Opportunity sets out on its greatest journey yet

The Mars rover Opportunity has a new target. It will attempt to drive 11 kilometers to explore the crater that the Mars Exploration Rover team has unofficially dubbed 'Endeavour.' (Sept. 24, 2008)

From mice to men, evidence of evolutionary selection is found in 544 genes in analysis going back 80 million years

By comparing the genomes of humans and five other mammals, Cornell researchers have identified 544 genes that have been shaped by positive selection over millions of years of evolution. (Sept. 15, 2008)

CNF, cancer institute to host cancer research workshop

Experts in cancer biology and nanotechnology will discuss problems in the clinical and basic science of cancer, and will showcase nanotechnology advances that have led to breakthroughs in research and treatment. (Sept. 15, 2008)

Symposium on nanomedicine to introduce new nanotech facility office at WCMC

The opening of the office will be marked by a nanomedicine symposium, Sept. 24 from 2 to 5:30 p.m. at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City. (Sept. 11, 2008)

Class sustainability project tackles a greener Hollister Hall

A group of engineering management master's students dedicated their fall 2007 master of engineering project to a case study for increasing energy efficiency in Cornell buildings. (Sept. 11, 2008)

World's first synthetic tree is no giant redwood, but may lead to technologies for heat transfer, soil remediation

The 'tree' simulates the process of transpiration, the cohesive capillary action that allows real trees to wick moisture upward to their highest branches. (Sept. 10, 2008)

NASA fellowships honor late CU astronomer Carl Sagan

The Carl Sagan Postdoctoral Fellowships in Exoplanet Exploration were created to inspire the next generation of explorers seeking to learn more about planets, and possibly life, around other stars. (Sept. 5, 2008)

Particle accelerator will benefit society, physicist Yuval Grossman says

The Large Hadron Collider in Switzerland could provide new clues about the nature of mass and the origin of the universe, say Cornell physicists involved in the massive international endeavor. (Sept. 4, 2008)