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Lena Kourkoutis wins Packard fellowship

October 27, 2014

Lena Kourkoutis wins Packard fellowship

The five-year, $875,000 award has gone to 18 of the nation’s most innovative early-career... read more

Synchrotron upgrade to make X-rays even brighter

October 20, 2014

Synchrotron upgrade to make X-rays even brighter

A major upgrade to compact undulators will make the quality of the Cornell High Energy Synchrotron... read more

Two Cornell alumni win Nobel Prize in Chemistry

October 8, 2014

Two Cornell alumni win Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Eric Betzig, M.S. ’85, Ph.D. ’88, and William Moerner, M.S. ’78, Ph.D. ’82, have shared the Nobel... read more

Xu among scientists at White House BRAIN conference

October 6, 2014

Xu among scientists at White House BRAIN conference

Chris Xu, professor of applied and engineering physics, joined other academics and industry leaders... read more

Nanoscale facility 'open for business,' leaders say

September 22, 2014

Nanoscale facility 'open for business,' leaders say

The latest and greatest scientific achievements at the nanoscale were on display at the 2014... read more

Defying physics, engineers prove a magnetic field for light

September 11, 2014

Defying physics, engineers prove a magnetic field for light

Using an interferometer, Michal Lipson and colleagues have demonstrated an effective magnetic field... read more

For a healthier you, let your smartphone call it in

August 21, 2014

For a healthier you, let your smartphone call it in

The National Science Foundation has awarded a five-year, $3 million grant to a multidisciplinary... read more

To watch DNA unwrap, blank out the proteins

August 11, 2014

To watch DNA unwrap, blank out the proteins

Biophysics is a science of shapes – the shapes of molecules like DNA as they wrap and unwrap around... read more

The perfect atom sandwich requires an extra layer

August 4, 2014

The perfect atom sandwich requires an extra layer

Cornell materials scientists have discovered the trick of growing perfect films of oxides called... read more

Move over, silicon? New transistor material tested

June 27, 2014

Move over, silicon? New transistor material tested

For the ever-shrinking transistor, there may be a new game in town. Cornell researchers have... read more

Greg Fuchs receives DOE early career award

June 2, 2014

Greg Fuchs receives DOE early career award

Greg Fuchs, assistant professor of applied and engineering physics, has received a Department of... read more

Nanoscale short course offered June 3-6

May 28, 2014

Nanoscale short course offered June 3-6

The Cornell NanoScale Science and Technology Facility will offer a comprehensive, three-day course... read more


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