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Cornell professors to launch NSF-funded space experiments

(Cornell University) Cornell University engineering professors Paul Steen and Michel Louge have both received funding from the National Science Foundation and NASA's CASIS program to send experiments to the International Space Stati...

Expert Availability: NewYork-Presbyterian, Columbia University Medical Center and Weill Cornell Medicine Experts to Present at the 63rd Annual American Academy of Child Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) Meeting

Physicians and scientists from NewYork-Presbyterian, Columbia University Medical Center and Weill Cornell Medicine will attend the 2016 63rd Annual American Academy of Child Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) Meeting from October 24-29.

Why spend MONEY on a hiking holiday?

Psychology Professor Thomas Gilovich from Cornell University has made four studies on the subject over decades and came to the conclusion that happiness is derived from experiences, not things. … Experiences also reflect more of who we really are. They … Continue reading ?

Cornell Tech to open first phase of its new campus in summer 2017

The first phase of Cornell Tech, which aims to be a model for a new kind of high-tech university as well as an engine for the local economy, is on track to be completed in the summer of 2017,... To view the full story, click the title link.

“Trump’s Claims of ‘Rigged’ Election Could Hurt His Own Campaign, Research Shows”

Byron Tau for the WSJ: But his rhetoric could also have the impact of hurting his own campaign, according to some of the latest research into the topic. In one experiment conducted by Adam Seth Levine of Cornell University and … Continue reading ?

Eureka! Gender affects how we judge competence, genius

(Cornell University) Think of the word 'genius,' and a few images undoubtedly come to mind -- perhaps a picture of Albert Einstein, of a scientist in a lab shouting 'Eureka!' or of present-day theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking.

Cornell Tech grads' receive major technology award for revolutionizing video advertising

(Cornell University) Cornell Tech graduates have launched a software startup called Uru that uses computer-vision technology to automatically find blank surfaces inside video -- a desk, a wall, even a plain T-shirt -- that can host advertisements that are unobtrusive and unblockable. Show More Summary

Chemotherapy drives treatment resistance in bladder cancer

(Weill Cornell Medicine) Chemotherapy is indicated as the first line of treatment for advanced bladder cancer. New research by Weill Cornell Medicine and University of Trento scientists shows that while chemotherapy kills the most common...Show More Summary

New Tests Will Be Underway For Shar-Peis Suffering From a Serious Disease

Shar-Pei Autoinflammatory Disease, or SPAID, is a serious, heritable syndrome that affects the canine breed. According to Cornell University's College of Veterinary Medicine, SPAID is "characterized by recurrent symptoms of inflammation:...Show More Summary

Genetic diversity crucial to Florida scrub-jay's survival

(Cornell University) Legendary conservationist Aldo Leopold once advised: 'To keep every cog and wheel is the first precaution of intelligent tinkering.' For the Endangered Florida Scrub-Jay, new research shows that saving every last grouping among its small and scattered remnant populations is vital to preserving genetic diversity -- and the long-term survival of the species.

In the fight against Alzheimer's, online gamers can now get in on the action

(Cornell University) The researchers behind a new online game are inviting members of the public to look under a virtual microscope and contribute directly to Alzheimer's disease research at Cornell University.

One university's fight against invasive species

How Cornell University is protecting its nature preserves from the threat of invasive plants and animals.

NewYork-Presbyterian Collaborates with the FDNY to Launch First Mobile Stroke Treatment Unit on the East Coast

NewYork-Presbyterian, in collaboration with Weill Cornell Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center and the FDNY, is launching the Mobile Stroke Treatment Unit (MSTU), the first of its kind on the East Coast.

Megadrought risks in Southwest soar as atmosphere warms

(Cornell University) As a consequence of a warming Earth, the risk of a megadrought -- one that lasts more than 35 years -- in the American Southwest likely will rise from a low chance over the past thousand years to a 20- to 50-percent chance in this century.

Big Red

At Cornell University, Republicans are an endangered species, according to a new report by Matt Lamb of The College Fix: Eleven departments out of 19 surveyed show zero registered Republican professors: government, philosophy, anthropology,...Show More Summary

There’s a word in Japanese for the literary affliction of buying books you don’t read

Topic: Books Tsundoku is the stockpiling of books never consumed. Sahoko Ichikawa, a senior lecturer in Japanese at Cornell University, explains that tsunde means “to stack things” and oku is “to leave for a while.” The word originated in Japan’s late 19th century Meiji Era from a play on words. Show More Summary

Children mean stress for mums, joy for dads

(Cornell University) A new study from a Cornell University sociologist shows that while parents enjoy the time they spend with their children, parenting carries more strain for mothers.

Student discovers extinct plague locust specimens

While organizing drawers of unidentified grasshopper specimens at the Cornell University Insect Collection (CUIC), something caught the eye of Brandon Woo '19.

All work and no play with children make moms less happy parents

A team of researchers from Cornell University, the University of Minnesota, and Minnesota Population Center have used time diary data to find that mothers are less happy than fathers with their parenting duties. Mothers report more stress and greater fatigue than fathers. Show More Summary

The Numbers Are in and This Is the Least You'll Weigh All Year

Winter is coming and so are the carbohydrate-loading holidays, but you'll actually weigh less than you have all year during the first weeks in October. According to a recent study by a Cornell University professor, you may see a drop...Show More Summary

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