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Study: happy music sparks cooperation, teamwork

Cornell have found music can have important effects on the cooperative spirits of those exposed to music in a pair of lab experiments, providing the …

Research

$1M NIH grant helps researchers refine quick cancer test

The National Institutes of Health has awarded Cornell and UCSF researchers a four-year, $1 million grant to hone technology for in-the-field …

Cancer

Outdoor Odyssey group rescues injured hiker in Vermont

Veteran hiker William 'Corky' Lowe says he owes his life to a group of Outdoor Odyssey students and guides from Cornell who helped rescue him in …

Vermont

New Baker Institute director inspired by Cornell

Luis M. Schang will become director of the Baker Institute for Animal Health and the Cornell Feline Health Center in the College of Veterinary …

$1.3M NIH grant funds brain development, cancer research

Researchers will seek to uncover fundamental processes in brain development and their links to brain cancers with a new grant.<p>Richard Cerione, …

Science

'Food porn' trend dates back hundreds of years: study

A new study suggests that our desire to capture rarefied meals and show them off to the world predates Instagram by half a millennium or more.<p>Cornell …

Art

How Empowered Patients and Doctors Can Improve Health Care

Set Your Alarm to GO to Bed<p><i>DR. SAMANTHA BOARDMAN:</i> When I was training to become a psychiatrist, I rarely paid attention to my patient’s sleep habits. Unless there was a specific problem with sleep—either sleeping too much (which can indicate depression) or not requiring any sleep at all (a red flag …

Health Care

Doctoral student uncovers birth of inequality on Cyprus

In the ancient ruins of Cyprus, archaeology doctoral student Eilis Monahan hopes to uncover clues about how social inequality might have begun.

Student-developed drink Yojito 'pops' in national competition

A team of Cornell food science students developed a new beverage called Yojito that combines the smooth texture of drinkable yogurt with …

Food Science

Newly discovered bacterium named for Martin Wiedmann

To honor a Cornell researcher who keeps our food supply safe, a recently discovered spoilage bacterium has been named for Martin Wiedmann.

Food

Genomic Data: What It Reveals

• Show All Stories<p>Williams.jpg<p>The enormity and needs of today’s genetic studies call for novel computational methods, and the new data reveal much …

Genetics

Designing Buildings to Mimic Human Cells

Radical innovation often requires the bringing together of disparate ideas—but biology and architecture? Cells and buildings? Jenny E. Sabin, …

Architecture

Innovating with Single-Molecule Imaging

In 1989, W.E. Moerner—a Cornell University graduate and current professor at Stanford University—discovered a method that allowed researchers to see …

Science

Cheyenne, How Meaning Is Coded in Language

Of the approximately 7,000 languages in the world, many are endangered. An endangered language is one that is at risk of losing all of its native …

Linguistics

Plant disease clinic identifies new case of oak wilt

Earlier this year, the Cornell University Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic (CU-PDDC) used a new rapid test they developed to identify a small number …

Disease

Astronomers offer a new bucket list for other worlds

Forget Rome. Ignore Madrid. Overlook tropical islands. Cash in your frequent flier miles and book a cruise to far-flung, exotic exoplanets.<p>Lisa …

Space

Earthquake Pipeline Excavation Time Lapse - Cornell University

Singing Whales, Deep-Rumbling Elephants: What Their Sounds Reveal about their Minds

Bioacoustics researcher Katy Payne, founder of the Elephant Listening Project, talked about large-mammal communication July 13, 2016 as part of the …

The Art of Discovery: Transforming HIV Care

Artist Osmani Garcia used to take 20 pills a day to manage HIV. Now, thanks to research advances from Dr. Roy Gulick and colleagues from Weill …

HIV

New York Youth Institute - Seeds for Change

The New York Youth Institute is a program for high school students with an interest in global food insecurity and the fight against hunger. Students …

Food

Global Innovation Index 2016: Highlights from co-editor Soumitra Dutta

Soumitra Dutta, co-editor of the Global Innovation Index and dean of the Cornell College of Business, talks about winning in global innovation. The …

Study discerns elements of successful diversity training

New research from Cornell’s School of Hotel Administration (SHA), which evaluated a variety of diversity training programs offered by business …

Diversity

Where can I buy a chair like that? – This app will tell you

If you think you have a knack for interior design, or just want to spruce up your own home, a new app developed by Cornell researchers may help you …

Artificial Intelligence

At 45, ex-detective shifts investigation skills to medicine

Former NYC police investigator Christian Saffran is beginning his first year in the Tri-Institutional M.D.-Ph.D. Program to follow his dream of …

Health

Knowing Mouth-to-Snout CPR Can Save Your Dog's Life

Most Popular<p>Alicia Pederson/Pet Tech<p>Researchers have translated human resuscitation guidelines and training for pet owners, preparing them to use CPR …

Animals

Wave-shaped Pipes Capable of Better Withstanding Earthquakes

The steel pipe developed by Japan’s JFE Holdings employs an innovative structural design to reduce buckling during the imposition of heavy stress at …

Earthquakes

Meet The Four Start-Ups Helping Ford Develop A Robo-Taxi By 2021

Ford Motor says it is skipping over semi-autonomous cars and going straight to fully self-driving ones, with no steering wheel or pedals, by 2021. Ford shares Google’s view, which is that it’s too difficult to safely hand over control from a semi-autonomous car to a human driver in an emergency …

Cleveland

The companies that narcissists are attracted to

Narcissists prefer to work within a hierarchy where they know they can rise to the top - even if it isn't the best way to manage the business, new …

Narcissism

12 assistant professors win Affinito-Stewart research grants

Twelve Cornell assistant professors have been awarded research grants by the Affinito-Stewart Grants Program from the President’s Council of Cornell …

Research

Cornell builds bridges with Qatari 'doctors of the future'

The Ithaca campus and Weill Cornell Medicine-New York welcomed three young guests recently: high school students from Qatar, visiting the United …

Science