Biomedical engineers inspire 9th graders with neuroscience

“Help Cure Alzheimer’s Disease!,” a workshop hosted by students from the Meinig School of Biomedical Engineering, provided an opportunity for high-school girls to contribute directly to Alzheimer’s research.

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Quantum computing pioneer to share insights in Bethe lectures

In the Spring 2022 Hans Bethe Lecture, physicist John Martinis will explain the basic concepts behind quantum computing, show recent data from a “quantum supremacy” experiment and explain future uses of quantum algorithms.

Genetics affects functions of gut microbiome

New research from Cornell scientists is exploring how human genetics impacts functions of the gut microbiome, and is expanding awareness of the role human genetics plays in shaping the microbiome.

Cornell joins NY-led group to propose hydrogen energy hub

In making hydrogen a viable, clean-energy alternative to carbon-based fuels, Cornell and two research-startups have joined a consortium that aims to propose a Northeast research hub.

CHESS celebrates expansion and $8.5M funding for subfacility

The Cornell High Energy Synchrotron Source celebrated the groundbreaking for its new $32.6 million High Magnetic Field beamline – the facility’s latest milestone.

Nanoclusters self-organize into centimeter-scale hierarchical assemblies

A Cornell-led project has created synthetic nanoclusters that can mimic hierarchical self-assembly all the way from the nanometer to the centimeter scale, spanning seven orders of magnitude.

Light, oxygen turn waste plastics into useful benzoic acid

Researchers have discovered a new path for polystyrene, a type of plastic that makes up a third of landfill waste worldwide, that includes being upcycled into benzoic acid - a chemical with wide commercial demand.

Commercialization Fellows learn to bring research to market

The newest cohort of Ph.D. candidates in Cornell Engineering's Commercialization Fellowship will spend the remainder of the year learning the skills and tools to bring their technologies to market. 

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Cross-college researchers unravel mummy bird mystery

Master’s student Carol Anne Barsody is working with an array of interdisciplinary collaborators to explore the origins of a mummified bird and create a multisensory exhibition that rethinks the way ancient artifacts are presented in museums.