Sea fireflies synchronize their sparkle to seek soulmates

In sea fireflies’ underwater ballet, the males sway together in perfect, illuminated synchronization, basking in the blue-like glow of their secreted iridescent mucus.

Researchers win grants to remove carbon from air, manufacturing

Cornell Atkinson faculty fellows Greeshma Gadikota and Phillip Milner have won Carbontech Development Initiative grants to develop carbon removal technologies.

600 years of tree rings reveal climate risks in California

An interdisciplinary collaboration used paleo information and reconstructed weather scenarios to better understand California’s flood and drought risks and how they will be compounded by climate change.

Oral delivery a possibility for silica-based C’Dots

New research has shown that ultrasmall Cornell Prime Dots, or C’Dots, which are among the nanocarriers for therapeutics once thought to be viable only by injection, have the potential to be administered orally.

The Conservation Lab: Preserving the future of research and discovery

Learn about the library's conservation experts and how they protect rare books for research and teaching.

Around Cornell

Working with community leaders boosts family planning in Tanzania

Partnering with local religious leaders boosted adoption of family planning methods in Tanzania, Weill Cornell Medicine researchers have found.

Big-data study explores social factors affecting child health

A Weill Cornell Medicine-led research team used an AI-based approach to uncover patterns among conditions in which people are born, grow, work and age, called social determinants of health, and then linked each pattern to children’s health outcomes.

Pain limits family caregivers’ daily activities

Researchers from Weill Cornell Medicine have provided the first national estimate of caregivers’ pain and arthritis experiences that can limit their ability to perform necessary tasks while caring for older family members.

With unprecedented flares, stellar corpse shows signs of life

After a distant star’s explosive death, a black hole or neutron star was the likely source of repeated energetic flares observed over several months, something astronomers had never seen before, a Cornell-led team reported Nov. 15 in Nature.