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Kirsten Petersen, assistant professor in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, awarded prestigious Packard Fellowship

Today, the David and Lucile Packard Foundation announced the 2019 class of Packard Fellows for Science and Engineering. Among this exceptional group of 22 early-career scientists and engineers is Cornell University Assistant Professor Kirstin...
15-Oct-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Stressing metallic material controls superconductivity

No strain, no gain – that’s the credo for Cornell researchers who have helped find a way to control superconductivity in a metallic material by stressing and deforming it.
14-Oct-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Measuring Impact of Noise Pollution on Birds at a Larger Scale

Anthropogenic noise pollution (ANP) is a globally invasive phenomenon impacting natural systems, but most research has occurred at local scales with few species. Researchers in this study investigated continental‐scale breeding season associations...
11-Oct-2019 10:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

[Video] New AI installation at Microsoft Research reflects visitors’ moods

Jenny Sabin, professor of architecture at Cornell University, and her team at Jenny Sabin Studio have collaborated with a group of engineers, data scientists and designers at Microsoft Research to create a responsive, immersive space that uses AI to...
10-Oct-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Infectious Disease in Marine Life Linked to Decades of Ocean Warming

New research shows that long-term changes in diseases in ocean species coincides with decades of widespread environmental change.
9-Oct-2019 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

$1M Walmart Foundation Grant to Fund Tata-Cornell Ag Study

The Tata-Cornell Institute for Agriculture and Nutrition (TCI) has been awarded a $1 million grant from the Walmart Foundation to assess challenges facing small-farm aggregation models in India and Mexico.
9-Oct-2019 12:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Cornell University’s investments grew 5.3% in FY2019

Cornell University’s endowment earned a 5.3% return for the fiscal year ending June 30. The investments reached $7.3 billion, a new record.
4-Oct-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Plants alert neighbors to threats using common ‘language’

New research from Cornell University shows that plants can communicate with each other when they come under attack from pests.
3-Oct-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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