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Engineer to model sunshine deflection for cooling planet

Thanks to $1 million in new grants, Cornell scientists will model adding reflective aerosols into the stratosphere, which may deflect enough sunbeams to reduce Earth’s temperature and limit climate change.

Researchers 3D-print biomedical parts with supersonic speed

A Cornell-led collaboration developed a 3D printing technique that creates cellular metallic materials by smashing together powder particles at supersonic speed.

Climatologist Warren Knapp, acid rain expert, dies at 82

Warren Knapp, 82, professor emeritus of meteorology and climate in the Earth and atmospheric sciences, and the second director of Cornell’s Northeast Regional Climate Center, died Oct. 3 in Ithaca.

Clay subsoil at Earth’s driest place may signal life on Mars

Earth’s most arid desert may hold a key to finding microbial life on Mars, in new research published Nov. 5 in Nature Scientific Reports.

Teaming up: Coronavirus research at Cornell

Cornell researchers are working collaboratively at the forefront of their fields to re-examine and adapt their innovations to develop the tests, treatments and knowledge necessary to end the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Watt Webb, biological imaging techniques pioneer, dies

Applied physicist Watt W. Webb, the S.B. Eckert Professor of Engineering Emeritus and a pioneer in methods for imaging living biological systems, died Oct. 29. He was 93.

CHESS receives $32.6M from NSF for new X-ray beamline

The National Science Foundation has awarded the Cornell High Energy Synchrotron Source $32.6 million to build a High Magnetic Field beamline, which will allow researchers to conduct precision X-ray studies of materials in persistent magnetic fields.

Engineering startups harness Cornell’s entrepreneurial energy

Students and faculty in the College of Engineering are leveraging the university’s robust entrepreneurial ecosystem to launch a variety of tech startups.

University’s thriving business incubators, accelerators take off

Cornell’s network of business incubators and accelerators have developed into a growing and robust entrepreneurial engine nurtured with resources, training and mentorship that help faculty, research staff and graduate students launch marketable ideas and technologies.

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