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A new project will harness the power of genome editing – a technique that allows researchers to precisely target, cut, remove and replace DNA in a …DNA
Led by Cornell's Matthew Hall, researchers estimate racial segregation grew between Latinos and whites by nearly 50 percent and between blacks and …Foreclosure
A Cornell student team has advanced to the finals in a national competition to build a prototype machine to assist human explorers on Mars. They will …Mars Rover
By Carrie Myers
HealthDay ReporterTHURSDAY, May 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) — To succeed at the diet game, new research suggests a “CAN”-do attitude may …
Eye problems are one of the many side effects of diabetes. For 66-year-old Ramesh Maharaj, his vision problems started years after his diabetes diagnosis.
At first, Maharaj, a Hindu priest in Queens, New York, was having difficulty reading street signs and numbers from a distance.
“I was unable to …Medicine
Here’s a sobering stat for anyone who’s ever chucked a head of slightly wilted lettuce: According to the USDA, a whopping 30 to 40% of our food …Food
Brian Wansink, the best-selling author and Cornell professor of nutrition science and consumer behavior, has made a career out of studying the ways …Food
Making thin films out of semiconducting materials is analogous to how ice grows on a windowpane: when the conditions are just right, the …Scientific Research
If you just started a job, are working part-time, or are not white, there is a good chance your boss is not really hearing anything you say. That’s …Credit Unions
“This Punchinello figure–such a nose! My lords, there is no such nose as that nose. You cannot look upon it without crying: ‘Oh no, Impossible! Exaggerated!’ Then you smile and say: ‘of course–I might have known; presently he will take it off.’ But Monsieur de Bergerac will never do.”
Can an apple a day keep the junk food away? It just might, according to a new study from food psychologists at Cornell University.
In research …Food
Several nasty flu strains spread across the Midwest in April. One virus sickened thousands of dogs, shutting down shelters and doggie day care …Animals
Elephant WatchAs poachers grow bolder, Andrea Turkalo records the behavior of a vanishing species.At Turkalo’s bai, a protected clearing in …Animals
Learn about planets beyond our solar system, far-flung missions and possible life in the cosmos at “(un)Discovered Worlds,” a one-day Cornell …Space
Centre d'Education Inclusif (CEI), a student-led project to build inclusive school for Haitian earthquake survivors, called "engaged learning at its …Earthquakes
Lou Jean Fleron, director of High Road Fellowships at Cornell University’s Industrial Labor Relations School, has been recognized as a 2015 New York …Buffalo
Cornell juniors and seniors can get a taste of veterinary school while working on their Spanish through a new study abroad program in Argentina.Argentina
As greater atmospheric carbon dioxide boosts sea temperatures, tropical corals face a bleak future. New climate model projections show that …Climate Change
We walk on it, we eat from it, we draw our water through it, and we send our waste into its depths to return clean once more.
But what do we really …Agriculture
The fourth annual IT@Cornell conference June 26 will discuss the university's role in creating computing tools for education and research.Education Technology
After exceeding its annual campaign goal, the United Way of Tompkins County celebrated with volunteers, donors and supporters Tuesday.
Having kicked …Fundraising
A man wrongfully convicted of raping and murdering a 9-year-old girl is sentenced to death and imprisoned in Maryland for nine years before DNA …Scientific Research
Motion is medicine; social interaction prolongs life; walking with friends accomplishes both – and Cornell health experts from three campuses have …Aging
Hip dysplasia, Tay-Sachs, spina bifida: such genetic mutations can wreak havoc on our lives. Technological advances have made identifying these and …Life Sciences
At first glance, the linguistics of lying, the architecture of Rio de Janeiro and violence against Alaska Native women may seem entirely unrelated. …Humanities
By 2050 world population is projected to reach 10 billion people, and energy needs will double from what we require today. “We are nowhere near …Batteries
Behavioral economics takes into account such things as how questions are framed, according to panelists at as well as the initial allocation of …Economics
Contested Global Landscapes, an Institute for the Social Sciences (ISS) theme project, ended this month after three years of collaborative study. But …Collaboration
Imagine a hand-held electronic device – accessible, portable and nearly universal – that could reduce pain and discomfort for patients, and allow …Medicine
Cornell researchers have demonstrated a way to create a new kind of semiconductor thin film that retains its electrical properties even when it is …Scientific Research