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Research Features is a showcase of research programs and interdisciplinary activities that comprise the Cornell research enterprise. The features span the spectrum from nano to astro, and aim to highlight research in each college and school.

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Resilient, Roving Robots


Why robots? Because they can go places humans cannot, advance our understanding of consciousness, or improve quality of life. Robots image planets, deal with injuries, spray fruit trees, and walk into the record books.