Thu, 29 Sep 2016 10:09:00 EDTFriends, colleagues and former students of Harry Greene will gather at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology Oct. 8, for GreeneFest, a celebration of his science and of the lives Greene has influenced.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 09:09:47 EDTAs lakes and waterways are threatened by end-of-summer blue-green algae that produce cyanotoxins, new Cornell research shows how water chemistry controls toxic molecules captured by sediment.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 16:09:08 EDTA deep-freezing technique known as cryoablation is a viable alternative to traditional surgery in many early-stage breast cancers according to Weill Cornell Medicine research.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 14:09:07 EDTCornell's laboratories have jumped into the water-saving pool, as building managers and campus wet lab technicians face the drought.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 12:09:36 EDTCornell researchers report a new method for imaging a lipid with many functions, which could solve the mystery of how it plays so many roles.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 12:09:00 EDTThe Upstate New York Alliance for Entrepreneurial Innovation has been awarded $4.2 million from the National Science Foundation to lead entrepreneurship and commercialization support programs.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 10:09:00 EDTFor the average person, the time before the start of the holiday season is the low point in an annual weight gain pattern that peaks during the holidays and takes nearly half a year to fully shed.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 16:09:03 EDTAlane Suhr, a first-year doctoral student in the field of computer science, has received one of 10 Microsoft Research Women’s Fellowships awarded this year.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 15:09:27 EDTConsumer interest in hard cider in North America has surged and Cornell research is revealing ways apples grown with specific orchard management practices can produce more desirable hard cider.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 11:09:00 EDTResearch involving cancer-targeting silica particles, known as Cornell dots, has shown that the particles can neutralize nutrient-deprived cancer cells by a cell-death process called ferroptosis.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 09:09:00 EDTA collaboration of scientists, led by physics professor Ritchie Patterson, aims to increase the intensity of beams of charged particles while lowering the cost of key accelerator technologies.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 15:09:19 EDTCornell’s New York State Agricultural Experiment Station in Geneva is poised to expand its food development and technology commercialization capabilities with $1 million in new state funding.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 14:09:19 EDTFrom using drones to track nutrient management in upstate corn fields to working with Head Start programs in Harlem, Cornell Cooperative Extension interns helped New York communities this summer.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 13:09:00 EDTA Cornell scientist and a Boyce Thompson Institute researcher have been named Howard Hughes Medical Institute Faculty Scholars.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 12:09:00 EDTA study reveals how melatonin, a time-keeping hormone, and daily light cycles keep a nocturnal fish singing through the night.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 11:09:31 EDTFourteen new projects funded with 2016 Engaged Curriculum Grants are underway. With an additional eight teams receiving renewal funding, the grants involve 93 faculty and staff team members, and 29 departments.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 11:09:00 EDTDebates showcase personality says Sam Nelson, ILR School senior lecturer and director of the Cornell Speech and Debate Society, who predicts big audiences for the presidential debates.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 10:09:00 EDTEngineers devise, atom-by-atom, a room-temperature magnetoelectric multiferroic out of lutetium iron oxide, a discovery that could lead to advances in computer memory technology.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 10:09:00 EDTTo find the detailed building blocks of life in the cosmos, a new instrument will be placed on NASA’s SOFIA – the airliner-based Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy - by Professor Gordon Stacey.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 09:09:00 EDTAdam Berry '18, a chemical and biomolecular engineering major, traveled to Germany over the summer to conduct research as part of the International Research Experience for Undergraduates program.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 15:09:15 EDTAs the university remains at a second-stage drought level, Cornell Dining has developed a new recipe to curtail water use. The effort is paying off, while the system saves 30,000 gallons on water each day.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 12:09:53 EDTOne group seems immune to the rush of self-esteem that comes with an online thumbs-up: people with a sense of purpose, which limits how reactive people are to positive feedback on social media.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 11:09:00 EDTThe new field of media studies will be explored in a yearlong series of lectures beginning Oct. 6 that focus on emerging research, particularly by younger scholars in the field.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 11:09:00 EDTThe Fifth Biennial Urie Bronfenbrenner Conference at Cornell Sept. 15-16 shined the spotlight the children of incarcerated parents and featured a multidisciplinary mix of scholars.
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 12:09:37 EDTAlmost 100 people gathered Sept. 19 to kick off a yearlong conversation, Freedom Interrupted: Race, Gender, Nation and Policing, an interdisciplinary cross-campus collaboration.