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Watt Webb, biological imaging techniques pioneer, dies

Applied physicist Watt W. Webb, the S.B. Eckert Professor of Engineering Emeritus and a pioneer in methods for imaging living biological systems, died Oct. 29 in New York City. He was 93. Webb was best known as the biophysicist who co-invented fluorescence correlation...

Chris Schaffer presenting at Science on Tap on March 27, 2019

Designed to appeal to all audiences “Science on Tap” aims to connect the Ithaca community with Cornell researchers in an authentic seminar setting. Chris Schaffer will be presenting “Unexpectedly stalled: The long path to uncovering the causes and...

Chris Xu will deliver a plenary talk at CLEO 2019.

Imaging Deeper and Faster: Watching the Brain in Action with Ultrafast Lasers Brain research is a multi-disciplinary endeavor, and inspires the development of innovative measurement tools. By pushing the boundaries of imaging depth and speed, nonlinear optical...

$9M grant creates NeuroNex technology research hub at Cornell

As neuroscientists examine challenging questions about the complexities of the central nervous system, new tools to be developed at Cornell will provide them with an unprecedented glimpse into the inner workings of the brain thanks to a five-year, $9 million grant...