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Organic Metamaterial Can Flow Like Liquid And Remember Its Shape
2012-12-06 11:50:29

Cornell University A bit reminiscent of the Terminator T-1000, a new material created by Cornell researchers is so soft that it can flow like a liquid and then, strangely, return to its original shape. Rather than liquid metal, it is a hydrogel, a mesh of organic molecules with many small empty spaces that can absorb water like a sponge. It qualifies as a "metamaterial" with properties not found in nature and may be the first organic metamaterial with mechanical meta-properties....

2012-11-02 14:38:29

Weill Cornell Medical College announced today that it is a Grand Challenges Explorations winner, an initiative funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Researchers at Weill Cornell have been awarded three research grants totaling more than $1.5 million. Weill Cornell's Dr. Juan R. Cubillos-Ruiz, a postdoctoral research associate in medicine in the laboratory of Dean Dr. Laurie H. Glimcher, will pursue an innovative global health and development research project titled, "Tailored...

2012-10-10 04:01:17

Industry Veteran to Lead Technical Efforts as Company Begins Expansion Phase Ithaca, NY (PRWEB) October 09, 2012 Dr. Kathleen Vaeth (http://www.linkedin.com/pub/kathleen-vaeth/1/235/8a) has joined MicroGen Systems, Inc. as Vice President of Engineering. Dr. Vaeth has more than a decade of experience building and leading multi-disciplinary teams, most recently with Eastman Kodak. She has developed technologies in MEMS microfluidics, organic electronics and displays, and piezoelectric...

2012-09-19 23:02:25

Cornell Integrates New Business Plan Platform, LaunchPlan, into Business School Curriculum - Discovers Many Advantages For Students and Professors Boston, Massachusetts (PRWEB) September 19, 2012 In this economy with its continued soft job market, college students need every advantage they can get. Cornell University is boosting its students´ future value by helping them create more effective business plans. Utilizing the LaunchPlan.com platform, Cornell's students can focus their...


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