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Experts to highlight bioenergy innovations at Sun Grant conference

The event will feature a bevy of speakers and will showcase the latest innovations in bioenergy research, March 10-13 in Washington, D.C. (March 2, 2009)

Modeling the Internet from the top down, but keeping sight of small details

Three Cornell researchers with expertise in very different fields are collaborating on a $1.5 million NSF grant to create computer models of large networks that don't throw out small details. (Feb. 25, 2009)

Glowing 'Cornell dots' can show surgeons where tumors are

Brightly glowing nanoparticles known as 'Cornell dots' are a safe, effective way to 'light up' cancerous tumors so surgeons can find and remove them. (Feb. 18, 2009)

Weill Cornell, Ithaca researchers use cotton candy to create new blood-flow routes

Using a cotton candy machine, a team of physicians and scientists from Weill Cornell Medical Center and the Ithaca campus may have developed a way to create engineered tissue. (Feb. 17, 2009)

At AAAS, Cornell physicists stress need to maintain U.S. prominence in accelerator science

Cornell physicists Maury Tigner and Ernest Fontes spoke on the future of accelerator-based science at the 2009 annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. (Feb. 17, 2009)

New student team aims to create biomachines that destroy pollutants, cancer cells

The Cornell International Genetically Engineered Machines student project team, formed this year, uses biological, not mechanical, components to make machines. (Feb. 17, 2009)

Improved test screens fungal pests for biofuel sources

Cornell researchers have improved a method that can now rapidly screen hundreds of fungal species to find ones that can most efficiently produce biofuels from such nonfood sources as cornstalks. (Feb. 11, 2009)

Role of protein in tumor growth is highlighted by researcher using 3-D model

By observing the behavior of cancer cells grown in both two and three dimensions, a Cornell researcher has shown that a previously underestimated protein could be a key factor in allowing cancer to grow and spread. (Feb. 10, 2009)

Researchers 'unzip' molecules to measure interactions keeping DNA packed in cells

By 'unzipping' single DNA molecules, a Cornell research team has gained new insight into how genes are packed and expressed within cells. (Jan. 27, 2009)