Industry incentives create greener crypto mining

Following concern on energy-hogging cryptocurrency mining, Cornell Engineering research says that carbon capture and renewable energy may help mining operations reduce their wasteful footprint.

From methane to microbes: 2030 Project conveys first grants

Eleven 2030 Project grants were awarded to Cornell faculty for an array of fast-track climate solutions, including tools to help New York communities reduce their greenhouse gas emissions.

Student team will seek public’s views on planetary defense

Sarah Kreps, director of the Brooks School Tech Policy Institute, will direct two students as they analyze public opinion concerning planetary defense - how governments react when asteroids or comets are plunging toward earth.

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Research changes assumptions about key fuel cell material

Researchers at Cornell Engineering have revealed the nanomechanics inside a proton-conducting ceramic that has promising applications for fuel cells and hydrogen production.

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Droplet-shaped sculptures kick off Year of Water

Turning on a faucet for a drink rarely elicits deep thoughts on how the water got there. But two new Water Resources Institute “water drops” are packed with a torrent of information.

Student’s research focuses on Indigenous agriculture system

The movement involves not only re-establishing heritage foods, but also bolstering the systems that sustain them: irrigation and land access, for instance.

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Exhibit calls for textile art

An upcoming Mann Library exhibit seeks eye-catching and thought-provoking pieces from fiber and textile artists of all stripes.

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Sen. Gillibrand touts funds for climate-smart farming

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, visited Cornell Aug. 29 to champion agricultural conservation and climate-smart farming provisions in the Inflation Reduction Act and highlight related research and extension efforts in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

Energy center receives $12.6 million in renewed funding

Cornell’s Center for Alkaline-Based Energy Solutions has received renewal funding of $12.6 million for a four-year period to continue its work developing advanced fuel cell technologies in alkaline media.