News

07/22/2014
Cornell physicists have answered a long-standing problem in quantum computing by making a fractional topological superconductor, an exotic state of matter in which emergent quasi-particles perform quantum computations without error.
07/22/2014
A new study finds growing racial inequality in the ability to remain a homeowner among African-Americans, due in part to deregulation legislation in the 1980s that have led to the subprime mortgage market.
07/22/2014
Researchers at Cornell and Weill Cornell Medical College have received a $1.34 million grant to study whether obesity changes breast tissue in a manner similar to tumors, thereby permitting the disease to develop.
07/22/2014
A pleasant scientific surprise: The North Atlantic right whale population – once projected for extinction – exhibited an unexpected increase in calf production and population size during the past decade.
07/22/2014
Scientists have found a link between "broken symmetry"in high temperature superconductors and "density waves" that seem to keep superconductivity from happening at still higher temperatures.
07/21/2014
Yimon Aye, assistant professor of chemistry and chemical biology, has been named a Beckman Young Investigator by the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation.
07/18/2014
President David Skorton and Cornell Tech Dean and Vice Provost Dan Huttenlocher offered their views on research funding, new approaches and pressing challenges at a summit in New York City.
07/17/2014
The Global Innovation Index 2014, a report co-authored by Johnson Dean Soumitra Dutta, identifies Europe and sub-Saharan Africa as current centers of innovation.
07/17/2014
New York is on the front lines of detecting foodborne pathogen outbreaks, thanks to a partnership between the state Department of Health and Cornell researchers.
07/17/2014
New York is on the front lines of detecting foodborne pathogen outbreaks, thanks to a partnership between the state Department of Health and Cornell researchers.