New technology shares online video in high quality

FlixQ, a new video-sharing service created by Cornell computer scientists, removes artificial limits on quality and length without increasing bandwidth or storage costs.

Work with Google to boost social network productivity

Cornell researchers will collaborate with Google experts to improve group interaction in online social networks. The work will be supported by a grant of $800,000 from Google Inc. (Feb. 21, 2011)

Self-correcting robots, at-home 3-D printing are on horizon, says Lipson at AAAS

Robots that self-improve and machines that print products at home are technologies on the horizon, said Hod Lipson at the 2011 American Association for the Advancement of Science annual meeting. (Feb. 21, 2011)

Microsoft fellowship supports advertising auctions research

Computer science graduate student Renato Paes Leme has been awarded a Microsoft Research Fellowship to pursue research that may make online advertising a bit more efficient and profitable. (Feb. 16, 2011)

Fred Schneider elected to National Academy of Engineering

New students entering Cornell in the fall will read and discuss E.L. Doctorow's 'Homer and Langley,' a 2009 historical novel based on the lives of New York City's reclusive Collyer brothers. (Feb. 10, 2011)

Cornell ranked No. 5 for Web presence by research group

JumpStart assists New York state small businesses in developing and improving through university collaborations. (Feb. 7, 2011)

Education and threat of civil lawsuits could curb irresponsible online posting, says scholar

Five Cornell scientists in disciplines ranging from crop improvement to robotics will present their research at the American Association for the Advancement of Science annual meeting, Feb. 17-21. (Feb. 7, 2011)

Trustees approve tuition and fees for 2011-12

The Cornell Board of Trustees approved an across-the-board tuition increase of $1,875 for all of the university's undergraduate students for the 2011-12 academic year. (Jan. 30, 2011)

Gehrke receives award to work in Germany for eight months

Computer scientist Johannes Gehrke has an Alexander von Humboldt award to support a collaborative research project at the Max Planck Institute for Software Systems in Saarbruecken, Germany. (Jan. 12, 2011)