The Praxis Center for Venture Development – Grand Opening
September 17, 2018
Ithaca – On March 21, 2019 at 5:00 pm, Cornell University will host a grand opening and ribbon cutting for…
Cloud-optimization startup secures $5 million in seed funding
April 19, 2021
April 16, 2021 As more enterprises continue to expand their online operations due to the pandemic, the need for high-quality…
Halomine Awarded $600K in Federal Funding to Improve Food Safety
December 17, 2020
2020 has been an impactful year for Praxis Center client, Halomine. In addition to receiving National Science Foundation awards for its antimicrobial…
New Applications Are Welcome
September 21, 2018
The Praxis Center for Venture Development welcomes new applications. We are in the final stages of preparing for our grand…
Exoplanets get a cosmic front-row seat to find backlit Earth
June 23, 2021
Astronomers have identified 2,034 nearby star-systems – within 326 light-years – that could find life on Earth by watching our pale blue dot cross our sun.
Astronomers seek gravitational waves with renewed NSF grant
June 21, 2021
The funding will enable astronomy researchers at the North American Nanohertz Observatory for Gravitational Waves consortium to continue their search for five more years.
Klarman postdoc seeks ‘theory of everything’ by approximation
June 21, 2021
Francesco Sgarlata, a Klarman Postdoctoral Fellow in physics in the College of Arts and Sciences, is using his three-year fellowship to address the inconsistency of two pillar theories – general relativity and quantum mechanics.
Magneto-thermal imaging brings synchrotron capabilities to the lab
June 17, 2021
Cornell researchers have developed a method of magneto-thermal imaging that offers nanoscale and picosecond resolution previously available only in synchrotron facilities.
Magnetic tweezers reveal polymers’ hidden properties
June 16, 2021
Cornell researchers were able to stretch and twist individual molecules of a conjugated polymer and measure its mechanical and kinetic properties, gaining insights that could eventually lead to more flexible and robust soft electronic materials.