A breakthrough technology uses nanoscale sensors and fiber optics to measure water status just inside a leaf’s surface, providing a tool to greatly advance our understanding of basic plant biology, and opening the door for breeding more drought-resistant crops.
A Cornell-led collaboration identified an unusual behavior of superfluid helium-3 when it undergoes a phase transition between two different superfluid states – a transition that theoretically shouldn’t happen reliably.
The School of Civil and Environmental Engineering will offer an optional smart cities undergraduate concentration, recognizing the growing ubiquity of sensors, smart devices and real-time data in related fields.
PARADIM has received a second award of $22.5 million from the National Science Foundation to fund another five years of enabling scientists, engineers and entrepreneurs nationwide to design and create new inorganic materials for use in electronics.
Cornell's Adult University invites alumni, their friends and family, and the general public to expand their minds this summer by taking live, online courses for adults and youth taught by Cornell faculty and graduate students.