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Energy-Efficient Accelerator Was 50 Years in the Making

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With the introduction of CBETA, the Cornell-Brookhaven ERL Test Accelerator, Cornell University and Brookhaven National Laboratory scientists are following up on the concept of energy-recovering particle accelerators first introduced by physicist...
21-Jul-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Emmanuel Giannelis Named Vice Provost for Research at Cornell University

Emmanuel Giannelis, the Walter R. Read Professor of Engineering and associate dean for research, graduate and professional programs in the College of Engineering, has been named vice provost for research and vice president for technology transfer,...
20-Jul-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Heritage and Ancient Grain Project Feeds a Growing Demand

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After a century of markets dominated by a few types of wheat and white flour, ancient and heritage wheat varieties are making a comeback. Restaurants and bakeries that promote organic and local agriculture have sprouted up across the country in the...
20-Jul-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Cornell Researchers Uncover Fresh Role for Nitric Oxide

Cornell University chemists have uncovered a fresh role for nitric oxide that could send biochemical textbooks back for revision.
18-Jul-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

DNA Tracking Tool Tips the Scales for Distinguishing Invasive Fish

Rather than conduct an aquatic roll call with nets to know which fish reside in a particular body of water, scientists can now use DNA fragments suspended in water to catalog invasive or native species.
17-Jul-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Bringing Bacteria’s Defense Into Focus

By taking a series of near-atomic resolution snapshots, Cornell University and Harvard Medical School scientists have observed step-by-step how bacteria defend against foreign invaders such as bacteriophage, a virus that infects bacteria.
10-Jul-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Out of the Blue: X-Ray Finds Unique Fingerprint in Medieval Manuscript Ink

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Analyzing pigments in medieval illuminated manuscript pages at the Cornell High Energy Synchrotron Source (CHESS) is opening up some new areas of research bridging the arts and sciences.
10-Jul-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

‘Eelevator’ Project Helps Eels Survive Journey Through New York Waters

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An “eelevator” designed and built by a team that includes Cornell University researchers is helping American eels survive their harrowing journey from the Atlantic Ocean to the Hudson River and into rivers in or near New York City.
10-Jul-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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