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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has appointed Cornell’s Katherine McComas, Ph.D. ’00, to the New York City Panel on Climate Change on June 11.

Astronomer Lisa Kaltenegger told more than 1,300 online AAS registrants June 1 that searching for life in the universe provides insight for our own planet.

A group testing approach for COVID-19 proposed by a Cornell researcher could allow more than 90% of the country to safely return to daily life after a four-week period, a simulation showed.

A group led by Greg Fuchs has shown that quantum spin transitions can be driven solely by acoustic waves, a discovery that enables engineers to build smaller, more power-efficient acoustic sensors that can be packed more tightly on a single device.

New Cornell-led research analyzes the notion of “swing” voters and develops a more general approach to identifying “pivotal components,” which are applicable to a wide range of systems.

An analysis of high-speed raindrops hitting biological surfaces such as feathers, plant leaves and insect wings reveals how these highly water-repelling veneers reduce the water’s impact.

Lynden A. Archer, the James A. Friend Family Distinguished Professor in Engineering, has been named the Joseph Silbert Dean of Engineering for a five-year term beginning July 1.

New smart parking software developed by Cornell researchers could reduce congestion and emissions while saving drivers the time of circling to look for available spots.

A team of Cornell students found an artful way to snare the sun’s energy and optimize it for the U.S. Department of Energy’s inaugural Solar District Cup collegiate design competition.