Thu, 19 Jan 2017 14:01:28 ESTCornell’s Public Voices Thought Leadership Fellowship Program seeks to increase the public impact of top underrepresented thinkers in the U.S. and to help them contribute to public conversations.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 13:01:45 ESTThe university launched the Cornell Institute of Host-Microbe Interactions and Disease, an organization that connects the community of Cornell researchers studying host-microbe biology and disease.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 12:01:00 ESTA new course, Hydroponic Food Crop Production and Management, teaches the principles and practices of commercial food crop production in controlled environment agriculture.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 09:01:39 ESTHelping to solve robot navigation through crowded human spaces was the topic of a research presentation by computer science professor Ross Knepper and doctoral student Christoforos Mavrogiannis.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 16:01:47 ESTBuckle up your economic seat belts: Cornell's Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management will host the annual Agricultural and Food Business Outlook Conference on Jan. 24.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 16:01:00 ESTA portable concussion detection machine created by three college students, including one from the College of Arts and Sciences, was shown at the Consumer Electronics Showcase, Jan. 5-8 in Las Vegas.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 15:01:34 ESTAn immunologist, a molecular biologist and a plant scientist have each received awards from the Schwartz Research Fund for Women in Life Sciences.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 16:01:00 ESTUsing a novel approach for computing real-time game strategy, engineers have developed an artificial Ms. Pac-Man player that chomps the existing high score for computerized play.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 15:01:00 ESTCornell professor Ludmilla Aristilde is unraveling how intricate waste biomass converts to biofuels by studying the bacterium Clostridium acetobutylicum's sugar-processing complexities.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 14:01:00 ESTThree Cornell University faculty will present big ideas on microbiome science to a gathering of influential thought leaders at the World Economic Forum Jan. 18 in Davos, Switzerland.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 13:01:00 ESTChoi unanimously was elected the Stephen and Suzanne Weiss Dean of Weill Cornell Medicine and Cornell's provost for medical affairs Jan. 17. He has served as interim dean since June 1, 2016.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 13:01:38 ESTJames Wells Gair, Ph.D. '63, a professor of linguistics emeritus who did pioneering work on South Asian languages and their relation to other languages, died Dec. 10 in Ithaca at age 88.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 12:01:00 ESTThe story of Project FeederWatch – a program where members track birds visiting their feeders – provides an example of how technology has helped citizen science grow bigger in unexpected ways.
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 11:01:46 ESTStudy probes how DNA unwrapping and the release of protein are linked inside the macromolecular complex known as the nucleosome core particle, which could inform therapeutic strategies for cancer.
Mon, 09 Jan 2017 13:01:48 ESTLewis C. Cantley and Kristy Richards are growing radically collaborative research connections between Weill Cornell Medicine and the College of Veterinary Medicine.
Mon, 09 Jan 2017 12:01:27 ESTTo better understand, prevent and treat diseases passed from insects to people, the Cornell-led Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector Borne Diseases will launch later this month.
Fri, 06 Jan 2017 16:01:13 ESTContrary to their own scientific intuition, Cornell researchers found that the body size of intertidal oysters went unchanged after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill disaster in the Gulf of Mexico.
Fri, 06 Jan 2017 16:01:40 ESTNew research from Cornell University shows that hiring managers' awareness of competence among job applicants and managers' attitudes toward affirmative action help reduce prejudice in recruitment.
Fri, 06 Jan 2017 14:01:27 ESTCornell now milks the sun for energy: The university formally opened three additional solar farms in December that will generate large amounts of electricity and help the campus achieve carbon neutrality.
Thu, 05 Jan 2017 13:01:34 ESTCornell and Weill Cornell Medicine researchers report on the use of biomaterials-based organoids in an attempt to reproduce immune-system events and gain a better understanding of B cells.
Wed, 04 Jan 2017 13:01:00 ESTAstronomers have uncovered the cosmological source of a fast radio burst. Once thought to emanate from within the Milky Way galaxy, the bursts come from 3 billion light-years away.
Wed, 04 Jan 2017 10:01:00 ESTA Cornell research group reports that a mechanical factor - stiffening of a cancer cell and its matrix - and not a chemical cause could contribute to metastasis in some forms of cancer.
Tue, 03 Jan 2017 16:01:56 ESTThe incidence of metastatic prostate cancer in older men is rising after reaching an all-time low in 2011. The findings suggest a correlation between the increase and a change in prostate cancer screening guidelines recommending against routine PSA testing.
Thu, 22 Dec 2016 15:12:50 ESTBariatric surgery can slim your body, but attitude and behavior also play key roles in long-term weight loss, according to new research from the Cornell Food and Brand Lab.
Wed, 21 Dec 2016 13:12:00 ESTScientists from Weill Cornell Medicine discovered an internal code in cellular molecules, called messenger RNA, predetermines how much protein they will produce.