A research collaboration has found an efficient way to expand the collective behavior of swarming microrobots: Mixing different sizes of the micron-scale ‘bots enables them to self-organize into diverse patterns that can be manipulated when a magnetic field is applied.
The HEXT workshop empowers students to become productive members of the CHESS user community by combining informative lectures, hands-on demonstrations, and instruction in proposal writing. With its focus on attracting diverse participants and providing practical training, the HEXT workshop sets the stage for a more inclusive and vibrant synchrotron research landscape.
Natalia Urbas ’23 received this year’s Class of 1964 John F. Kennedy Memorial Award. She will use the $15,000 award funding to support underrepresented minorities interested in pursuing careers in research and technology.
Neurons in a key area of the brain have different functions based on their exact genetic identity, and understanding this diversity could lead to better understanding of the brain’s computational flexibility and memory capacity, Cornell researchers found.
Cornell is breaking new ground in electron beam research with the HERACLES beamline, a state-of-the-art electron gun in Newman Lab that mimics the harsh environments of the world’s largest particle colliders.