Patented biomedical implant could improve heart patient outcome

Jonathan Butcher, associate professor of biomedical engineering, and Chris Frendl, M.Eng. '11, have been awarded a patent for a method of "bio-hybridizing" implants such as prosthetic heart valves.

AguaClara begins construction of water plant in Nicaragua

AguaClara, an Engineering Project Team that has built 14 gravity-powered surface water treatment facilities in Honduras over the last 12 years, has begun construction of its first plant in Nicaragua.

$9M grant will create neurotech research hub at Cornell

A five-year, $9 million grant from the National Science Foundation will create the Cornell Neurotechnology NeuroNex Hub to develop new tools for neuroscience.

Mechanisms found to explain atypical femoral fractures

A research team led by Eve Donnelly, assistant professor in materials science and engineering, has published a study regarding a dangerous side effect of long-term use of bisphosphonates to treat osteoporosis.

InSitu@CHESS offers material-testing help to industry, academia

InSitu@CHESS, a program begun in 2014 by engineering professor Matt Miller, offers a way for industry and other labs to test materials using the high-energy X-rays of Cornell's synchrotron source.

Aye group discovers avenue for precision cancer treatment

What if by simply sequencing the genome of a cancer patient a doctor could determine which treatment would work best? New research from Yimon Aye's lab could make that approach a reality.

ComSciCon-Cornell aims to reach all communities

For the third year, Cornell is holding ComSciCon-Cornell, a science communication workshop organized by graduate students, for graduate students and postdocs July 14 and 22.

Two groups both win $7.5M to study AI, autonomous systems

Research teams led by professors Robert Bruce van Dover and Hadas Kress-Gazit have both been granted up to $7.5 million from the U.S. Department of Defense for autonomous systems and AI research.

Nitric oxide plays key role in forming potent greenhouse gas

Cornell chemists have uncovered a fresh role for nitric oxide that could send biochemical textbooks back for revision. They have identified a key step in the nitrification process, which contributes to global warming.