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Sen. Charles Schumer hears from Cornell researchers about need for federal aid to bring biotechnology to market

November 22, 1999

New York's junior U.S. senator, Charles E. Schumer, visited Cornell University Monday, Dec. 20, to hear from university researchers and administrators about how the federal government can help... read more

CU researchers study how DNA molecules squeeze through small spaces

October 7, 1999

On a steeplechase track about half the width of a human hair, Cornell researchers are racing individual DNA molecules to learn how they move through tiny spaces. One of the surprising results: Large... read more

Cornell physicists report a breakthrough in writing data to magnetic chips that could store 'terabits' of information

August 23, 1999

Cornell University researchers have demonstrated a new way to write information to magnetic material that could lead to new computer memory chips that will have a very high storage capacity and will... read more

National Science Foundation funding launches Nanobiotechnology Center at Cornell

July 30, 1999

An agreement by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to fund a Cornell University-based consortium of institutions will help to establish the new Nanobiotechnology Center (NBTC) here. NSF funding... read more

Cornell scientists were finalists for the 10th Discover innovation prizes

June 17, 1999

Two Cornell developers of advanced technology -- laser scanning multiphoton microscopy and nanofabricated molecular motors -- were among 27 finalists in the 10th Annual Discover Magazine Awards for... read more

Major addition will give Cornell's high-energy X-ray facility a quantum leap in on-campus research

June 1, 1999

The Cornell High Energy Synchrotron Source (CHESS), one of the world's leading centers for X-ray research in biology and materials science, is building a major addition that will provide a quantum... read more

Webb wins Case Western Reserve's Michelson-Morley award

April 29, 1999

Watt Webb, professor of applied physics and the S.B. Eckert Professor in Engineering at Cornell, has been named the 1999 recipient of the Michelson-Morley award. The award is given by Case Western... read more

Nanofabricated artificial gels could replace cumbersome organic polymers to speed DNA sequencing

March 25, 1999

It could be a scene from a movie: A doctor puts a drop of blood into a small hand-held device and instantly reads out a complete DNA analysis. But it would have to be a science fiction movie, because... read more

Cornell plucks its latest microscopic stringed instrument to study vibrating materials at record high frequencies

March 23, 1999

From the folks who brought you the world's smallest guitar, now meet the nanoharp. read more

Possible computer data storage system smaller than a dot on this page is described by Cornell University researchers

March 23, 1999

Researchers at Cornell University are testing devices that could form the basis for a potential ultrasmall computer data storage system that could gather up to 100 times as much information in the... read more