Student hackathons focus on food, ag, animals, health and business services

The hackathons, run by Entrepreneurship at Cornell, are open to undergraduate and graduate students from any field and major and take place from Friday evenings through Sunday afternoon.

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Clearinghouse highlights aging, climate as interlinked risks

Cornell experts have launched the Aging and Climate Change Clearinghouse to promote research, policies and activism addressing the need to protect vulnerable older adults in the face of climate challenges.

Chemistry professors win Cope Prize

The Cope Scholar Award recognizes contributions to organic chemistry.

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Cornell fills data gap for volcanic ash effects on Earth systems

To bridge the data gap between volcanologists and atmospheric scientists, Cornell researchers have depicted volcanic ash samples to learn how this tiny dust plays a big climate role.

The 2030 Project invites proposals for annual research-to-impact grants, first round awarded

The 2023 research-to-impact projects aim to accelerate collaborative approaches needed  to combat the climate crisis through practical science. 

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Metal-loving microbes savor green way to refine rare earth

Cornell scientists have replaced the harsh chemical processing of rare earth elements – used to power electric cars, wind turbines and smartphones – with a benign practice called biosorption.

Global center promises design solutions for warming world

A Cornell-led project team – with Global Hubs partners in India, the U.K, Ghana and Singapore – has received a two-year $250,000 design grant from the National Science Foundation to bring more comfortable days and nights to homes everywhere.

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Cornell AgriTech summer program draws undergrads from across US

Now in its 15th year, Cornell AgriTech’s Summer Research Scholars Program provides hands-on research experience for undergraduate students.

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Lake Source Cooling brings sustainability, precision to synchrotron

Wilson Synchrotron Laboratory has tapped into the university’s Lake Source Cooling system, which uses cold water from Cayuga Lake to remove heat from the district chilled water loop that cools most Cornell facilities.