Ilana Brito wins Packard Foundation fellowship

Ilana Brito, assistant professor in the Nancy E. and Peter C. Meinig School of Biomedical Engineering, has won a Packard Fellowship for Science and Engineering, which supports early-career researchers.

Octopus inspires 3-D texture morphing project

Inspired by the color- and texture-morphing ability of octopuses, researchers have developed a way to transform with precision a 2-D stretchable sheet into a 3-D surface.

Group uses organoid to explain immune cells’ rapid response

A team led by researchers from Cornell's Ithaca and New York City campuses has used a tool it developed to explain an immune system process. The work could benefit cancer research.

Student delegates to attend Clinton Global Initiative conference

Fourteen Cornell student delegates were selected to participate in the Clinton Global Initiative University conference Oct. 13-15 in Boston.

Students across colleges work together on hospitality hackathon

A group of 115 Cornell students spent Sept. 29-Oct. 1 coming up with ideas focused on the luxury hotel industry during a hospitality hackathon.

Organized chaos spells creativity at Brooklyn school science event

A Brooklyn elementary school was transformed into a high-tech laboratory during a Cornell-led science discovery day Oct. 4.

Engineers take laser pulses into new dimensions

A group led by physics professor Frank Wise has proposed a method for locking different modes of laser light together to create short pulses with a variety of spatiotemporal profiles.

Cornell celebrates Voyager missions with panel, exhibit

"40 Years of Cosmic Discovery: Celebrating the Voyager Missions and Humanity’s Message to Space" begins with a panel at 8 p.m. Oct. 19 in Cornell’s Bailey Hall.

Four on faculty receive NIH high-risk, high-reward awards

Assistant professors Ilana Brito, Iwijn de Vlaminck and Michael Sheehan have all been awarded National Institutes of Health Director's New Innovator Awards, worth $1.5 million to help fund five years of research.