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Computer graphics researchers simulate the sounds of water and other liquids

Cornell researchers are developing ways to simulate sounds in real time, synchronized with computer graphic images. (June 1, 2009)

Biomedical engineering grad students to help rural teachers communicate science

Graduate students will spend the summer and upcoming school year working with area teachers on science curricula, supported by a $3 million National Science Foundation grant to Cornell. (May 29, 2009)

Opportunity's 'drivers' report rich body of research from Mars crater as twin rover Spirit gets bogged down

The Mars rover Opportunity's two-year exploration of Victoria Crater has yielded a wealth of information about the planet's history. On the other side of the planet, Spirit is stuck in Martian soil. (May 22, 2009)

Metal sheets with DNA framework could enable future nanocircuits

Using DNA not as a genetic material but as a structural support, researchers have created thin sheets of gold nanoparticles. The work could prove useful for making thin transistors or other electronic devices. (May 19, 2009)

DNA molecules engineered to detect pathogens

Cornell researchers have created new DNA molecules that can detect pathogens and deliver drugs to cells when they form long chains called polymers. (May 19, 2009)

Cornell team shares in grant to see how graphene can replace silicon in microchips

Cornell shares in a $1.5 million grant that will study how graphene can be fabricated into large sheets suitable for use in microchips. (May 19, 2009)

CU, Ireland nanoscientists to co-host workshop in Dublin

Six faculty members and seven postdoctoral associates and graduate students at Cornell's Nanobiotechnology Center will present research advances in such areas as ultrasensitive sensors and diagnostic devices. (May 18, 2009)

Chemist Chirik receives Humboldt Foundation award

Paul Chirik, the Peter J.W. Debye Professor of Chemistry, has received the Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Research Award from the Humboldt Foundation in Bonn, Germany. (May 14, 2009)

Eight on faculty named fellows of Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics

The Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics honors members recognized by their peers as distinguished contributors to the discipline. (May 11, 2009)