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Study could inform debate over arthritis treatment regulation

The debate over how one of the most popular osteoarthritis treatments should be federally regulated could change, thanks to Cornell research that provides a better understanding of the science behind hyaluronic acid injections.

Flemings’ $10M gift to establish molecular engineering lab

A $10 million gift from the Fleming family will establish the Samuel C. Fleming Molecular Engineering Laboratories, a new state-of-the-art lab spanning the entire north wing of Olin Hall.

Commercialization fellows set sights on tech solutions

Five doctoral students in engineering will spend a fully funded semester examining the business prospects for a diverse array of Cornell technologies as the newest class of commercialization fellows. 

Alumnus inducted into Canadian Aviation Hall of Fame

Cornell graduate David Charles Fairbanks ’50 was posthumously inducted into Canada’s Aviation Hall of Fame.


Winter could pose solar farm ‘ramping’ snag for power grid

While solar farms help summer electricity demand, Cornell engineers caution that upstate winters could prompt “ramping” – bursts of sudden increases or decreases in electricity demand.

Cornell to host national Science Olympiad

About 2,000 middle and high school students will show their science and engineering acumen at the 35th annual Science Olympiad National Tournament, May 31-June 1 at Cornell.

Graduate student Nicole Chu creates framework for personal air quality sensors

Since last August, graduate student Nicole Chu has been fabricating the foundation of a wearable air quality monitoring device, by using tools at the Cornell NanoScale Science and Technology Facility.

Engineered bacteria could be missing link in energy storage

Engineered microbes could be part of a solution for storing energy from sustainable sources, according to new research. 

From Earth’s deep mantle, scientists discover a new way volcanoes form

Far below Bermuda’s pink sand beaches and turquoise tides, Cornell geoscientists have found the first direct evidence that material from deep within Earth’s transition zone can percolate to form volcanoes.