DNA molecules engineered to detect pathogens

Cornell researchers have created new DNA molecules that can detect pathogens and deliver drugs to cells when they form long chains called polymers. (May 19, 2009)

Cornell team shares in grant to see how graphene can replace silicon in microchips

Cornell shares in a $1.5 million grant that will study how graphene can be fabricated into large sheets suitable for use in microchips. (May 19, 2009)

CU, Ireland nanoscientists to co-host workshop in Dublin

Six faculty members and seven postdoctoral associates and graduate students at Cornell's Nanobiotechnology Center will present research advances in such areas as ultrasensitive sensors and diagnostic devices. (May 18, 2009)

Chemist Chirik receives Humboldt Foundation award

Paul Chirik, the Peter J.W. Debye Professor of Chemistry, has received the Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Research Award from the Humboldt Foundation in Bonn, Germany. (May 14, 2009)

Eight on faculty named fellows of Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics

The Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics honors members recognized by their peers as distinguished contributors to the discipline. (May 11, 2009)

Small Times again ranks Cornell among top 10 nanotechnology institutions

Small Times magazine's annual rankings of institutions for nanotechnology research and innovation have once again placed Cornell in the top 10 of each of six categories. (May 11, 2009)

Stimulus money will fuel energy research and add jobs

Cornell researchers have won federal stimulus funding for three projects that will help meet the nation's future energy needs, with additional state support for one project. (May 7, 2009)

Kleinberg wins $150,000 computer science prize

Computer scientist Jon Kleinberg has received the 2008 ACM-Infosys Foundation Award in the Computing Sciences for his contributions to improving Web search techniques and studies of networking. (May 5, 2009)

Mechanical engineering students' air motors draw a crowd

The goal for the sophomore mechanical engineering students: build a motor powered only by compressed air that would pack enough punch to push a flat cart up a slight incline. (May 4, 2009)