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SABCS 2016 -- NewYork-Presbyterian's World-Renowned Breast Cancer Experts Available for Comment

Leading breast cancer experts from NewYork-Presbyterian, Columbia University Medical Center and Weill Cornell Medicine will be presenting at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS) in San Antonio, Texas from December 6, 2016 through December 10, 2016.

Saturn's bulging core implies moons younger than thought

(Cornell University) Freshly harvested data from NASA's Cassini mission reveals that the ringed planet's moons may be younger than previously thought.

Neural Networks Can Now Turn a Single Photo Into a Creepy 3D Face Render

Behold the glorious future of neural networks: disembodied faces rotating in the darkness. Research submitted to Cornell University uses deep neural networks to create detailed 3D models of faces using a single 2D picture. Read more...

Bacterial mechanism converts nitrogen to greenhouse gas

(Cornell University) Cornell University researchers have discovered a biological mechanism that helps convert nitrogen-based fertilizer into nitrous oxide, an ozone-depleting greenhouse gas.

Nomads no more, leatherback turtles find permanent coastal home

(Cornell University) Endangered leatherback sea turtles are known for their open-ocean migratory nature and nomadic foraging habits - traveling thousands of miles. But a Cornell University naturalist and his colleagues have discovered an area along the Mozambique coast that the turtles have made their permanent home.

The Liberal Arts and the Examined Life

Last week I moderated a discussion on this subject at the American Enterprise Institute with Princeton University professors Robert P. George and Cornel West. You can watch it  here. I wrote about it for Bloomberg View: Given their common...Show More Summary

New compound targets TB bacterium's defense against the immune system

(Brown University) Developed by chemists at Brown University in conjunction with colleagues at MIT and Cornell, the compound could enable a new drug strategy for treating tuberculosis.

6 Steps To Build A Killer Coalition At Work

Guest blogger Samuel B. Bacharach is the author of THE AGENDA MOVER: When Your Good Idea Is Not Enough (Cornell University Press, 2016).  He is also co-founder of the Bacharach Leadership Group, which focuses on training leaders in the...Show More Summary

Open-source tools accelerate plant breeding in developing countries

Crop breeders in developing countries can now access free tools to accelerate the breeding of improved crops varieties, thanks to a collaboration between the GOBII project at Cornell University and the Boyce Thompson Institute (BTI), and the James Hutton Institute in Scotland.

This is How You Do This: Rick Santorum’s Pitch Perfect Response to Hecklers at Cornell [VIDEO]

Rick Santorum spoke at Cornell University as a guest of the Cornell University College Republicans and the Young America’s Foundation. As with many of the nationwide YAF’s recent campus speech guests, the former presidential candidate and Senator from Pennsylvania was heckled and shouted down by the open-minded young liberals on campus. Show More Summary

When judging other people, first impressions last

(Cornell University) A well-known saying urges people to 'not judge a book by its cover.' But people tend to do just that -- even after they've skimmed a chapter or two, according to Cornell University research.

The 3 best ways to beat jet lag

Are you traveling? Is jet lag ruining your sleep schedule? Dr. Brian Crane, professor of chemistry at Cornell University explains what you can do to help your body sleep. Follow Tech Insider: On Facebook   Join the conversation about this story »

Cancer cells 'talk' to their environment, and it talks back

(Cornell University) A Cornell-led team has devised a method for measuring the mechanical force cells exert on their surroundings, which can help scientists design better biomaterial scaffolds for tissue engineering.

Taking Democracy for Granted

[This is a guest post by Valerie J. Bunce, the Aaron Binenkorb Chair of International Studies at Cornell University, and Mark R. Beissinger, the Henry W. Putnam Professor of Politics at Princeton University. Cross-posted at Duck of Minerva. ] How might American democracy end? The United States would not be the first long-lasting government to […]

A Blueprint for a Party That Is Truly for the Working Class

2 weeks agoNews : Truthdig

Kevin Dooley / CC-BY-2.0 Seth Ackerman, a Cornell University doctoral candidate in history, and Jacobin magazine offer a blueprint for a new partylike political organization capable of uniting, protecting and serving Americans on a progressive...Show More Summary

Marine microalgae, a new sustainable food and fuel source

(Cornell University) Taken from the bottom of the marine food chain, microalgae may soon become a top-tier contender to combat global warming, climate change and food insecurity.

Moral values influence level of climate change action

(Cornell University) Two moral values highly rated by liberals -- compassion and fairness -- influence willingness to make personal choices to mitigate climate change's impact in the future, according to a new multidisciplinary study...Show More Summary

Buying experiences makes you more grateful, generous

(Cornell University) On Thanksgiving, many of us take a moment to reflect on what we're grateful for -- and we get notable rewards for doing so. Feeling gratitude leads to important benefits, like increased happiness and social cohesion, better health outcomes, and even improved sleep quality.

Pest control: Wicked weeds may be agricultural angels

(Cornell University) Farmers looking to reduce reliance on pesticides, herbicides and other pest management tools may want to heed the advice of Cornell agricultural scientists: Let nature be nature -- to a degree.

Watch Carl Sagan's Reflections on Our Place in the Universe

For today's Video Wonder, we present Carl Sagan's poignant "Pale Blue Dot." The text, originally given at a lecture at Cornell University, was inspired by a photograph taken of Earth on Valentine's Day, 1990 from the Voyager 1 probe....Show More Summary

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