Student startup gets a hand from funding, preps for industry trials

OrthoFit, a student startup company focused on smart wearables and software to prevent workplace injuries, is using a recent round of funding to complete prototype smart gloves to be tested in industry settings this fall.

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NanoScale Facility to celebrate 40 years of nanotech, focus on future

The Cornell NanoScale Science and Technology Facility is celebrating its 40-year anniversary Thursday, Sept. 14, with a full day of presentations and panel discussions on campus.

Cornell played large scientific role on Cassini mission

NASA is calling the Cassini mission’s last hurrah the Grand Finale. After cruising seven years to Saturn and spending 13 years strolling its neighborhood, on Sept. 15 the spacecraft ends its mission by plunging into the ringed planet’s atmosphere, breaking into fiery shards.

Farewell to Cassini community celebration is Sept. 15

To honor Cornell’s research role in the Cassini spacecraft’s achievements, the Department of Astronomy will hold a community farewell celebration Sept. 15.

Geologists to deploy seismometers along Alaskan Peninsula

Cornell is leading the largest single deployment of seismometers along the Alaskan Peninsula – a $4.5 million endeavor to solve long-standing mysteries about the region.

Top neuroscientists to speak at Cornell Neurotech symposium

The second annual Cornell Neurotech Mong Family Foundation Symposium on Sept. 22 will feature three neuroscientists who will discuss their research exploring the brain.

How best to say, ‘Keep out!’ 10,000 years into the future

How do you warn generations far in the future about buried nuclear waste? A faculty member critiques two approaches.

Research: Climate impacts of land use are underestimated

A new Cornell-led study shows that deforestation and subsequent use of lands for agriculture or pasture, especially in tropical regions, contribute more to climate change than previously thought.

Cornell projects to cultivate digital agriculture landscape

A slate of six projects totaling more than $1 million has been announced to generate innovative research in the combined fields of agriculture, computation and engineering.