News

  1. Guayule glove

    From Natural Rubber to Medical Glove

    Feb 2, 2019

    An Ohio State University researcher and her team have created the first medical glove that can block radiation while meeting federal guidelines and not triggering allergic reactions.  Check it out here.

  2. Rubber dandelion roots

    Dandelions Ruin Your Front Yard but Could Be the Future of the Rubber Industry

    Oct 3, 2018

    Scientists have been tackling the vexing issue for decades, trying new tactics and engineering new equipment. Researchers have traveled to the high plains in Kazakhstan in pursuit. Companies and governments are spending heavily.  Their mission: Grow more dandelions.  Click here to read more.

  3. Dr. Katrina Cornish speaks to women in South Africa about guayule cultivation

    Women, Agriculture, Medical Gloves, and Condoms

    Jul 31, 2018

    Prof Katrina Cornish is collaborating with the South African government and the University of the Western Cape (UWC), on South African village-based woman-run guayule cultivation, and  low-tech co-op based processing, and regional condom manufacturing. Click here to read more.

  4. FABE Ph.D Grad Student Receives People's Choice Award at 2018 OSU Materials Week (Video)

    May 21, 2018

    Xianjie (Tony) Ren did it again!  This year, he was a finalist for the 3MT Three Minute Thesis Competition receiving the People's Choice Award at the 2018 OSU Materials Week!  Check out this link to learn more!

     

     

  5. What is the chance of herbicide resistance in Buckeye Gold jumping over to common dandelion?

    May 16, 2018

    Could herbicide resistance in Buckeye Gold transfer to common dandelion? Click here to read our latest article in Ohio's Country Journal.

  6. Guayule gloves

    EnergyEne Looks for Investment, Expansion into Guayule Products

    Feb 7, 2018

    EnergyEne Inc. is getting hands-on in the development of guayule as an alternative to natural rubber with a radiation attenuation glove that doesn't trigger latex allergies and has better polymer-filler interaction, according to CEO Katrina Cornish.  Read more here.

  7. Rubber & Plastics News front cover featuring EnergyEne

    EnergyEne Featured on Front Page of Rubber & Plastics News

    Feb 5, 2018

    CEO Katrina Cornish said EnergyEne currently is in due diligence for investment, and is in discussions to secure a larger acreage of existing guayule.  Click here to download a digital copy.

  8. Three Cornish Lab Students Graduated!!

    Jan 19, 2018

    Three Cornish Lab students graduated in December! Congratulations to David A. Ramirez-Cadavid, Lily Zinan Luo, and Muhammad Akbar Bin Abdul Ghaffar for earning their PhD's!! We are so proud of their accomplishments and wish them all the best in their future endeavors! Click here to learn more about these remarkable graduates and other Cornish Lab alumni!

  9. CFAES 2017 Holiday Donor Thank You (Video)

    Dec 8, 2017

    The CornishLab Group is featured in this video hosted by Cathann A. Kress, Vice President for Agricultural Administration and Dean, College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences, who is thankful for the generosity and support of our donors, friends, and alumni.

     

     

     

  10. Dr. Katrina Cornish

    Cornish Receives Top Recognition from AAIC

    Oct 3, 2017

    Dr. Katrina Cornish received the A. E. Thompson Career Achievement Award last week at the 2017 International Association for the Advancement of Industrial Crops (AAIC) Conference. This award is AAIC’s highest honor.  Please click here to learn more about this prestigious award.

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