From breakthrough to business: two entrepreneurs find their home as Activate Fellows at Cornell's Praxis Center

Two Cornell graduates, CEOs of Praxis clients REEgen and Soctera, benefit from the vibrant innovation ecosystem at Cornell and Activate’s immersive fellowship program for science entrepreneurs.

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Onshore algae farms could feed the world sustainably

Growing algae onshore could close a projected gap in society’s future nutritional demands while also improving environmental sustainability.

Algorithms predict sports teams’ moves with 80% accuracy

The algorithms are unique in that they take a holistic approach to action anticipation, combining visual data – where an athlete is located on the court – with information like an athlete’s specific role on the team.

Cleaning technique boosts electronic, photonic prospects of aluminum nitride

A group of researchers led by Cornell is unlocking the full potential of aluminum nitride – an important material for the advancement of electronics and photonics – thanks to the development of a surface cleaning technique that enables high-quality production.

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Mummified bird gets second life in multisensory exhibition

A mummified bird – and the research into its historical context and extraordinary afterlife – will be on display in an exhibition that runs Oct. 7-9, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., in Upson Hall’s Lounge 116.

Active Learning Initiative, at 10, elevates teaching and belonging

The Active Learning Initiative celebrates 10 years at Cornell and its impact: increased student success, engagement, and a sense of belonging.

Cornell startups get $3M from NYS to impede disease outbreak

Halomine and Inso Biosciences – both from Cornell incubators – have received $3 million in New York state grants to help thwart disease outbreaks and expand the state’s life science industries.

Cross-campus initiative to accelerate innovations in engineering, medicine

Weill Cornell Medicine and Cornell Engineering are launching an initiative, led by Emmanuel Giannelis, to form cross-disciplinary partnerships.

Scientists depict Dragonfly landing site on Saturn moon Titan

When NASA’s 990-pound Dragonfly rotorcraft reaches the Selk crater on Saturn’s moon Titan in 2034, Cornell’s Léa Bonnefoy '15 will have helped it to make a smooth landing.