Two from Cornell named HHMI Freeman Hrabowski Scholars

Two Cornell faculty members have been named Freeman Hrabowski Scholars by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, in recognition of their potential to become leaders in their research fields and to create diverse and inclusive lab environments.

Commercialization Fellows assess innovations’ potential

Mehrnaz Sabet, Mokshin Suri and Ruben Trujillo make up the latest cohort of the Cornell Engineering Commercialization Fellowship, a program that helps researchers evaluate their technology through a business lens.

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Three graduate students chosen for DOE program

The fellowship provides world-class training and access to state-of-the-art facilities and resources at DOE national laboratories.

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Drug industry’s carbon impact could be cut by half

In a first-of-its-kind analysis, Cornell researchers and partners at the Clinton Health Access Initiative found that pharmaceutical producers could reduce their environmental impact by roughly half by optimizing manufacturing processes and supply chain networks and by switching to renewable energy sources. 

Ultrafast laser enhances material’s magnetism at high temperatures

Using a precisely tuned, ultrafast laser, a Cornell researcher showed that the atomic structure of yttrium titanate could be changed to stabilize its magnetism at temperatures three times higher than was previously possible.

AFRL Regional Hub Network – Mid-Atlantic celebrates grand opening, awards $450,000 to three project teams

The event included a ribbon-cutting ceremony, remarks from AFRL Chief Technology Officer Dr. Timothy Bunning, and presentations from researchers who received funding during the Fall 2022 funding cycle.

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Study presents new clues about the rise of Earth’s continents

New research from Cornell and the Smithsonian Institution deepens the geological understanding of Earth’s continents by testing and ultimately eliminating a popular hypothesis about why continental and oceanic crusts have contrasting compositions.

Neutron star’s X-rays reveal ‘photon metamorphosis’

Quantum electrodynamics can explain the puzzling first observations of polarized X-rays emitted by a neutron star with a powerful magnetic field, according to a Cornell astrophysicist.

AI ed-tech, smart contraceptive among innovation awardees

Cornell Engineering has announced the winners of its seventh annual Engineering Innovation Competition, which recognizes innovative product concepts and prototypes from students.

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