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Researchers build room-temperature memory that doesn’t need a current to retain data

A new material from Cornell University researchers promises breakthroughs in device power consumption by dramatically cutting memory power. Will this achievement finally pan out?

Michele Bachmann Interview Perfectly Exemplifies The Dunning-Kruger Effect

In 1999, David Dunning and Justin Kruger of Cornell University’s Department of Psychology began testing a theory that occurred to them after hearing a story about a man who thought — because lemon juice could be used as an “invisible ink” — that  he could douse himself in it and then go rob a bank [...]

Switching to spintronics

In a development that holds promise for future magnetic memory and logic devices, researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)'s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and Cornell University successfully used an electric field to reverse the magnetization direction in a multiferroic spintronic device at room temperature. Show More Summary

Vessel research offers new direction to study how cancer spreads

ITHACA, N.Y. - Researchers have understood very little about how blood and lymphatic vessels form in the mammalian gut - until now. A new Cornell University study reports for the first time how arteries form to supply the looping embryonic gut with blood, and how these arteries guide development of the gut's lymphatic system. read more

Cornell University To Digitize A Rich Hip-Hop Archive

NPR's All Things Considered The founding publicity director of Def Jam Records, Bill Adler, amassed a highly valuable collection of music, writing and images.

What Radical Democracy Looks Like In A Transphobic Culture: Meredith Talusan Vs. The Telluride Association

I hate talking on the phone, and so I was nervous to call Meredith Talusan: You get the impression from her social media feed, and from accounts of the recent events at the Telluride Branch at Cornell University, that she might be one of those people who gets wrapped up in their outrage and is [...]

CEO’s daughter loses job after ‘nut rage’ incident on Korean Air flight

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Cho Hyun-ah, also known as Heather Cho, was a vice president at Korean Air. She holds a bachelor's degree from Cornell University and an MBA from the University of Southern California, and is the eldest daughter of Korean Air Chairman Cho Yang-ho, making her an important figure in the family business that runs South Korea's national carrier. However, she […]

CEO’s daughter loses job after ‘nut rage’ incident on Korean Air flight

last weekNews : BlogPost

Cho Hyun-ah, also known as Heather Cho, was a vice president at Korean Air. She holds a bachelor's degree from Cornell University and an MBA from the University of Southern California, and is the eldest daughter of Korean Air Chairman Cho Yang-ho, making her an important figure in the family business that runs South Korea's national carrier. Read full article >>

Each dollar spent on kids' nutrition can yield more than $100 later

There are strong economic incentives for governments to invest in early childhood nutrition, reports a new paper from the University of Waterloo and Cornell University. Published for the Copenhagen Consensus Centre, the paper reveals that every dollar spent on nutrition during the first 1,000 days of a child's life can provide a country up to $166 in future earnings. read more

Clearing the ‘cloud hanging over climate science’

Commentary calls for new ‘science of climate diversity’ December 8, 2014 By Melissa Osgood, Cornell University There is cloud hanging over climate science, but one Cornell University expert on communication and environmental issues says he knows how to help clear the air. In the December issue of Nature Climate Change, Jonathon Schuldt, assistant professor of…

Commentary calls for new 'science of climate diversity'

ITHACA, N.Y. - There is cloud hanging over climate science, but one Cornell University expert on communication and environmental issues says he knows how to help clear the air. In the December issue of Nature Climate Change, Jonathon...Show More Summary

Finding infant earths and potential life just got easier

ITHACA, N.Y. - Among the billions and billions of stars in the sky, where should astronomers look for infant Earths where life might develop? New research from Cornell University's Institute for Pale Blue Dots shows where - and when - infant Earths are most likely to be found. Show More Summary

Cornell Tech lands David Tisch in star role

In a sign that Cornell Tech is becoming a part of New York city, the school just got its own Tisch. The university announced Wednesday that entrepreneur and investor David Tisch will head Cornell... To view the full story, click the title link.

Domestic violence as prevalent for college students as sexual assault

A photo posted on Facebook shows Shannon Jones, a student at Cornell University, who was allegedly strangled to death by her boyfriend on Thanksgiving. On Black Friday, Nadia Ezaldein, a University of Chicago student, was working atShow More Summary

The Science of "Interstellar's" Stunning Wormhole Voyage --Physicists Discuss

Similar in premise to many other science fiction films, something sets Interstellar apart: Many of the images are--for the most part--scientifically accurate, based on lensing calculations produced by Cornell University and California Institute of Technology scientists that show what black...

Veganism: It’s Not Just a Animal Rights Issue

According to Cornell University Professors David Pimentel and Marcia Pimentel, it takes 13 kilograms (a kilogram is 2.2 pounds) of grain and 30 kilograms of forage to produce one kilogram of beef; 21 kilograms of grain and 30 kilograms...Show More Summary

Symbiotic plants are more diverse, finds new study

Some plants form into new species with a little help from their friends, according to Cornell University research published Oct. 27 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The study finds that when plants develop mutually...Show More Summary

The November Revolution

Forty years ago today, two different research groups announced the discovery of the same new particle and redefined how physicists view the universe. On November 11, 1974, members of the Cornell high-energy physics group could have spent...Show More Summary

An introduction to Legal Insurrection

(Scott Johnson) I looked forward to meeting Bill Jacobson on the NR cruise and found myself sitting next to him and his lovely wife at breakfast this morning. Bill is clinical professor of law at Cornell University Law School and proprietor of Legal Insurrection, a site that quickly established itself as must-read. Show More Summary

Body weight heavily influenced by microbes in the gut, finds twin study

Our genetic makeup influences whether we are fat or thin by shaping which types of microbes thrive in our body, according to a study by researchers at King's College London and Cornell University. By studying pairs of twins at King's...Show More Summary

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