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TESS satellite uncovers ‘first nearby super-Earth’

NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) satellite has recently characterized the first nearby super-earth outside of our solar system- located at a distance of...

Nearest exoplanets could host life, study

Excitement about exoplanets skyrocketed when rocky Earth-like planets were discovered orbiting in the habitable zone of some of our closest stars – until hopes...

Once-abundant sea stars imperiled by disease along West Coast

According to a new study conducted by Cornell University in collaboration with the University of California, Davis suggests that The combination of sea warming and an...

Plant breeder taps the latest technology to feed the world

Plant breeding has been continuing for a long time. However innovation – unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), robots, computerized reasoning (AI) and machine learning –...

TINY cancer detection device proves effective in Uganda testing

A new handheld cancer detection device from the Cornell Engineering and Weill Cornell Medicine could have a major influence in the developing world. The device almost half...