New library acquisitions advance academic distinction, diverse scholarship

With an additional $1 million to its 2023 collections budget, Cornell University Library expands resources for scholars.

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Archaic equation helps scientists control CO2 transformations

To manage atmospheric carbon dioxide, Cornell scientists have dusted off an archaic – now 120 years old – electrochemical equation. Applying it may thwart the consequences of global warming.

Radar, AI identify Alaska Native Spanish flu victims burial site

A Cornell research scientist used ground-penetrating radar and AI modeling to locate the communal graves of approximately 93 victims of the Spanish influenza at Pilgrim Hot Springs in Alaska.

Combat Robotics flips competition, eyes upgrade with grant

After battling three robots in the Norwalk Havoc Robot League’s March of the Bots competition, Cornell Combat Robotics looks to make upgrades with a $10,000 grant.

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Repairs to Flat Rock Bridge span two generations

The 1983 student chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers designed and built Flat Rock Bridge. Now the current student chapter is renovating it with the help of faculty, staff, and community members.

Origin of superconductivity in nickelates revealed

A new study has changed where scientists think Nickelate's superconducting ability might originate, providing a blueprint for how more functional versions might be engineered in the future.

Giant planet atmospheres vary widely, JWST confirms

Out in the Galaxy, the atmospheric compositions of giant planets do not fit the solar system trend, an international team of astronomers has found.

Edward Wolf, first Cornell NanoScale Facility director, dies

Edward Dean Wolf, a pioneer in nanofabrication who joined Cornell in 1978 as the first director of what would become the Cornell Nanoscale Science and Technology Facility, died March 11 in Ithaca. He was 87.

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Veterinarian helper wins digital ag hackathon

The Cornell Institute for Digital Agriculture Hackathon, an all-weekend event, drew 150 undergraduate and graduate students from most of Cornell’s schools and colleges to the College of Veterinary Medicine.