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Electrical properties of superconductor altered by 'stretching'

Electrical properties of superconductor altered by 'stretching'

May 26, 2016

A Cornell-led team of researchers has displayed the ability to alter superconductor strontium ruthenate's electrical properties through strain, or 'stretching', of a thin film of the material. read more

Professor Wiesner awarded the Arthur K. Doolittle Award

Professor Wiesner awarded the Arthur K. Doolittle Award

May 12, 2016

The Award will be presented at the Spring 2017 ACS PMSE Awards session in San Francisco. read more

Made better through science: Calcite tuned to be mollusk-tough

Made better through science: Calcite tuned to be mollusk-tough

May 2, 2016

A Cornell-led international team of researchers has developed a way to harden natural calcite by a factor of two or more through the addition of amino acids aspartic acid and glycine. read more

MSE Students Receive National Fellowships

MSE Students Receive National Fellowships

March 31, 2016

NSF Research Fellowships read more

Robinson Group

Robinson Group

March 8, 2016

The Robinson group's work on "nano-hamburgers" is featured in Scientific American, Israel ed. read more

Cornell looks to make PARADIM shift with $25M NSF grant

Cornell looks to make PARADIM shift with $25M NSF grant

March 4, 2016

Cornell is leading the Platform for the Accelerated Realization, Analysis, and Discovery of Interface Materials... read more

First self-assembled superconductor structure created

First self-assembled superconductor structure created

January 29, 2016

A Cornell team has created the first self-assembled three-dimensional superconductor, another step toward creation of a material that could act as a superconductor at or above room temperature. read more