Cornell chemists have developed a technique that allows them to image polymerization catalysis reactions at single-monomer resolution, key in discovering the molecular composition of a synthetic polymer.
A specialist in the study of Latin manuscripts and the history of universities, John was a part of the Cornell community for more than 50 years, teaching medieval intellectual history, historiography and paleography – the study of historical writing systems and manuscripts.
A NIH-funded project, led by Itai Cohen, professor of physics, will use the fruit fly to study how the brain processes multisensory information involved in flight, possibly offering insight into human neurological function.
In "The Consciousness Revolutions," Shimon Edelman traces the evolution of consciousness, from the most basic phenomenal awareness of bacteria to the pleasures and pains of human self-consciousness to the political possibilities of social consciousness.
Part of Cornell's Mellon Collaborative Studies in Architecture, Urbanism, and the Humanities, Cornell students explored creative ways to understand urban landscapes during two cross-disciplinary courses this year.