NIH Center grant bolsters male contraceptive research

Weill Cornell Medicine has received a three-year, nearly $6 million grant from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development to lead one of three national contraceptive research centers.

Digitization program calls for proposals

Interested in creating lasting digital collections? The library invites expressions of interest by Oct. 1; with full proposals due Nov. 1.

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Webb telescope finds carbon source on Jupiter’s Europa

Astronomers using data from NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope have identified CO2 on the icy surface of Jupiter’s moon Europa – one of a handful of worlds in our solar system that could potentially harbor conditions suitable for life.

NIH grant to launch center for diagnostics to improve global health

An interdisciplinary team led by Cornell has received a five-year grant to launch a new center for engineering, testing and commercializing point-of-care diagnostic devices that will have international reach.

Hayes and Johnson win graduate, professional teaching prize

Professors Galina Hayes (College of Veterinary Medicine) and Sheri L. Johnson (Law) have each won Cornell’s highest honor for teaching and academic advising in programs that lead to an advanced degree.

Newly discovered bone stem cell causes premature skull fusion

Craniosynostosis, the premature fusion of the top of the skull in infants, is caused by an abnormal excess of a previously unknown type of bone-forming stem cell, according to a preclinical study led by researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine.

Cornell to lead carbon-cutting effort in aluminum recycling

A new Cornell-led project aims to use and reduce carbon dioxide emissions and residue from aluminum recycling – a carbon-heavy process – to produce high value products and address climate change.

Air Force extends support for AFRL Regional Hub Networks for the Mid-Atlantic and Midwest Regions

The two-year contract extension for the Mid-Atlantic and Midwest regional hub networks, based at Cornell University and Purdue University respectively, signals AFRL’s commitment to supporting the Hub Networks and the critical connections they have enabled within less than two years of operating.

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Molecular properties are only weakly correlated, study finds

An international team of researchers, including chemist Robert DiStasio of Cornell, has introduced a novel concept, “freedom of design,” that has important implications in the fields of rational molecular design and computational drug discovery.