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Geomorphologist Arthur Bloom dies at 88

Professor Emeritus Arthur Bloom, who taught at Cornell for 36 years and wrote what is considered the final comprehensive textbook on geomorphology, died May 31 in Ithaca at the age of 88.

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Changing the identity of cellular enzyme spawns new pathway

Using a technique it devised, a research group led by professor Matt DeLisa has shown the ability to take membrane proteins out of the membrane and turn them into water-soluble biocatalysts.

Hayes, Kinzler recognized by World Economic Forum

Alexander Hayes, assistant professor of astronomy, and Katherine Kinzler, associate professor of psychology and human development, were named Young Scientists 2017 by the World Economic Forum.

Rising seas could result in 2 billion refugees by 2100

In the year 2100, more than 2 billion people - those who live on islands or along coasts - could become climate change refugees due to rising sea levels, according to Cornell researchers.

WCM hackathon focuses on 3-D printing innovation

The Clinical and Translational Science Center, in collaboration with the medical student group Tech-in-Medicine, hosted its first hackathon, the 3-D Printing Innovation Challenge, over the course of several days in May.

Cornell CubeSat wins ride into space with NASA in 2019

Cornell's Cislunar Explorers team has won the final phase of NASA's CubeSat competition and thus has earned a spot on a 2019 flight, in hope of completing its mission of a lunar orbit.

Student inventors to view their tech through business lens

Six engineering doctoral students are stepping out from behind the lab bench to closely examine the market potential for their research technologies.

Clifford Earle, emeritus professor of math, dies at 81

Clifford Earle, emeritus professor of mathematics and former department chair, who taught at the university for more than 39 years before retiring in 2004, died on June 12 at age 81.

Baskin, Chang win Beckman Young Investigator award

Assistant professors Jeremy Baskin of the College of Arts and Sciences and Pamela Chang of the College of Veterinary Medicine have been named Beckman Young Investigators by the Beckman Foundation.