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A new smartphone app from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology is designed to help people who have never gone bird watching quickly and easily identify a bird by answering a few questions.
Widetronix, makers of millimeter-scale semiconductor chips that convert emitted electrons into electric power, and Cornell University have been awarded $250K each from the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) and New York Battery and Energy Storage Technology (NY-BEST) to enhance the power density of their betavoltaic platform.
Let by Matthew DeLisa, chemical engineers at Cornell have developed a new type of antibody, called a “ubiquibody,” to tag specific proteins inside a cell for destruction, paving the way for new drug therapies and research tools.
Metabolon, a biomedical profiling services company, has entered into an agreement with Human Longevity, Inc. (HLI) to provide metabolomic profiling to assist in HLI’s mission to tackle diseases of aging.
Empire Robics, developers of highly adaptive universal robot grippers and automation components, won the Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM) business plan competition’s $10,000 grand prize.
Cornell scientists have developed processes for using polymers to self-assemble inorganic nanoparticles into porous 3D cubic networks that could revolutionize electronics, energy and more.
Metabolon, developers of a biochemical biomarker discovery and profiling platform, have entered into an agreement to provide their Quantose IR™ technology for use in two large-scale studies focused on reversing type 2 diabetes trends in teens and at-risk groups in Mexico.
Cornell and WCMC researchers have remodeled an energy-intensive medical test to create a quick diagnostic assay for remote regions of the world by harnessing the sun’s power and employing a smartphone application.
MetaStat, a life science company focused on developing and commercializing clinical diagnostic tests and therapeutics, completed a trial of its MetaSite Breast test that confirmed the test’s ability to accurately predict whether breast cancer would metastasize.
GenVec, a biopharmaceutical company working to leverage proprietary gene-delivery technologies, has achieved the third milestone in its collaboration with Novartis for the development of treatments for hearing and balance disorders.
A new study headed up by Cornell scientists has found that a component of the sperm membrane tightly controls a crucial step in fertilization, making it a prime target for efforts to either assist fertilization or prevent it.
Pacific Biosciences, provider of the PacBio(R) RS II DNA Sequencing System, released a long-read dataset for generating the first de novo human genome assembly from PacBio-only sequence reads.
Axium Nanofibers, developers of air and water filter products using nanofiber technologies, raised $1.2 million from 11 investors of a planned $15 million financing.
New artist renderings unveil a glassy, gateless campus as New York City officially hands the land on Roosevelt Island over to Cornell.
A new aeroponics system has the potential to free up space, increase efficiency and boost production to enable new disease resistant Cornell potato varieties to enter the marketplace faster.
Achronix, a manufacturer of application targeted field programmable gate arrays (FPGAs) demonstrated error-free operation of 100G Ethernet functionality using its Speedster22i® FPGA device for high bandwidth communication applications.
The list from the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) and the Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO) recognizes that “innovation based on university technology has proven to be a key factor in worldwide industrial and economic development.”
With a new smartphone accessory, the Smartphone Cholesterol Application for Rapid Diagnostics (smartCARD), you can take an accurate reading of your cholesterol level in about a minute with your iPhone’s camera.
Optofluidics, a scientific equipment manufacturer commercializing particle analysis and manipulation technologies, announces the launch of the NanoTweezer System – a high-throughput tractor beam for nanoparticle measurement and manipulation.
Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures leads an investment into Cornell startup, Novomer, an emerging sustainable chemistry company developing a family of high performance, environmentally responsible polymers and chemical intermediates. The investment will fund ongoing technology platform development, construction, and enhancement of sales and marketing organization.
Cornell University has admitted half of what will become its first MBA class to graduate from the school’s New York City tech campus and revealed a curriculum that requires students work part of the year in a start-up environment.
Cornell alumnus and founder of Priceline, Jay Walker has been named a Fellow with the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).
Cornell University has joined the National Academy of Inventors (NAI), an organization that "enhances the visibility of university and non-profit research institute technology and academic innovation."
Pacific Biosciences, provider of the PacBio RS II DNA Sequencing System, is partnering with the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute and Public Health England to complete the sequences of 3,000 bacterial genome strains.
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