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Superfluid shows more surprising phenomena

The superfluid helium-3 has many notable qualities. With its low mass and small atomic size, it remains in a liquid state – and when it transforms to the superfluid state, flowing without resistance – down to absolute zero, or minus 459.67...
25-Sep-2020 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Earth’s soil to soar to space for first time

Cornell University doctoral student Morgan Irons will see the soil she scooped from a Cornell farm organic plot launch into space on the evening of Sept. 29. It will hitch a ride aboard a resupply mission bound for the International Space Station...
24-Sep-2020 2:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Artifacts from upstate Indigenous towns digitized, repatriated

Unearthed, digitized and soon to be repatriated, artifacts from two Native American towns are beginning to share their rich stories online thanks to a collaborative project by anthropologists, librarians and Indigenous community members.
24-Sep-2020 2:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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$2M USDA grant funds value-added grains project

A Cornell University scientist is leading a multi-institution team that’s helping turn diverse and ancient grains into staple foods throughout the Northeast and Midwest, thanks to a three-year, $2 million grant from the U.S. Department of...
21-Sep-2020 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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E. coli bacteria offer path to improving photosynthesis

Cornell University scientists have engineered a key plant enzyme and introduced it in Escherichia coli bacteria in order to create an optimal experimental environment for studying how to speed up photosynthesis, a holy grail for improving crop...
21-Sep-2020 3:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers identify new type of superconductor

Until now, the history of superconducting materials has been a tale of two types: s-wave and d-wave. Now, Cornell researchers – led by Brad Ramshaw, the Dick & Dale Reis Johnson Assistant Professor in the College of Arts and Sciences – have...
21-Sep-2020 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers tap AI to help individuals with autism in the workplace

The Yang-Tan Institute of Employment and Disability at Cornell University has joined a multi-institution team that has received a $5 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to help create better job outcomes for people with autism...
18-Sep-2020 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

AAP faculty explore design innovation, resilience

Faculty from the College of Architecture, Art and Planning (AAP) explored resilient architecture – design, engineering and construction that address climate change and other challenges – through technological innovation and from multiple...
17-Sep-2020 3:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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