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Group Fighting To Save 'Hamtramck Disneyland,' Beloved Detroit Folk Art House

4 days agoNews : Huffington Post

Dmytro Szylak at his home in Hamtramck, Michigan, with students from Cornell University in 2010. Courtesy Hamtramck Hamtramck Mayor Karen Majewski. W elcome to Disney’s very unofficial Northern outpost: It is almost hidden, appearing suddenly in the middle of an otherwise nondescript alley in Hamtramck, an enclave of Detroit. Show More Summary

Double Your Weight Loss With This One Strategy

A new study found people who weighed themselves daily and recorded those results lost more body weight and better maintained that fat loss than those who didn't. The two-year study, conducted at Cornell University and published in the...Show More Summary

Fox News Host Calls Women A 'Biological Accident' To Argue Against Correcting Gender Bias

A Fox News host argued over the weekend that a college professor was trying to correct gender bias just because a "biological accident" had made her into a woman. In a column for The Conversation last week, Cornell University Professor Sara B. Show More Summary

Fox host: ‘Insane’ to correct college gender bias against women just because of a ‘biological accident’

last weekNews : The Raw Story

A Fox News host argued over the weekend that a college professor was trying to correct gender bias just because a “biological accident” had made her into a woman. In a column for The Conversation last week, Cornell University Professor Sara B. Pritchard noted that faculty members...

$50M Gift Creates Meinig School of Biomedical Engineering at Cornell University

A decade after its creation, Cornell's Department of Biomedical Engineering has received a $50 million endowment gift that will expand and elevate it as the Nancy E. and Peter C. Meinig School of Biomedical Engineering.

Using big round numbers in your eBay listings could be costing you

A National Bureau of Economic Research working paper by economist Matthew Backus of Cornell University, Steven Tadelis of the University of California at Berkeley, and Tom Blake of eBay Research Labs found that, in certain types of eBay...Show More Summary

Misshapen Penis Corpse Flower Blooms At Cornell University

The Sumatran titan arum’s species name – Amorphophallus titanum – means “giant misshapen penis”. Guess what its flower looks like? At full growth, the flower stands 3 meters high, pulses with heat, and smells like rotting meat. The heat and stench attracts flies and beetles, which pollinate the plant. The whole show lasts 2 days. Read more...

Cornell researchers: Actually, you should weigh yourself every day

2 weeks agoHealth : The Checkup

Maybe it's time to forget that advice from your doctor or nutritionist about how stepping on the scale every day could be counterproductive to your weight loss goals.A two-year study by Cornell University researchers found that people who weighed themselves frequently and tracked the results on a chart lost weight and kept it off. Show More Summary

Cornell Unwittingly Purchases Stolen Antique Books

2 weeks agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

Buyers, beware! News by Raine Winters Buyers, beware! A 17th century book stolen from the National Library of Sweden was unwittingly purchased by Cornell University, reports the Ithaca Journal. The text in question, along with two other...Show More Summary

Bloomberg Philanthropies gives $100M to Cornell NYC campus

NEW YORK (AP) — Bloomberg Philanthropies is donating $100 million to a Cornell University graduate school for a new high-tech New York City campus. The school aims to help bring academic research to market and foster the city's technology industry.

Ex-Mayor Michael Bloomberg donates $100M for Cornell Tech campus

Michael Bloomberg, who as New York mayor in 2011 struck a deal with Cornell University to create a technical school on Roosevelt Island, is donating $100 million to the project. Mr. Bloomberg's gift... To view the full story, click the title link.

Introducing The Bridge, The Innovation Hub Of New York City's $2 Billion Tech Campus

Cornell Tech is building a new type of campus where companies and academia will work together more closely than ever. At New York City's newest university, the Ivory Tower is being declared dead before it even gets built. Read Full Story

Heart Disease Prevention - Why Creamy Food Can Make One Fat?

There are artificial emulsifiers that are commercially made, some of which have a chemical structure similar to detergent, according to researchers from Georgia State University, Cornell University, and Bar Ilan University in Israel....Show More Summary

Scientists Create 3D Synthetic Immune Organoids

At Cornell University, scientists managed to create fully synthetic immune organoids capable of generating antibodies on their own. These work very much like the immune systems of animal, but are completely external and do not depend on being part of a living, breathing body. Show More Summary

First Functional, Synthetic Immune Organ with Controllable Antibodies Created by Engineers

Cornell University engineers have created a functional, synthetic immune organ that produces antibodies and can be controlled in the lab, completely separate from a living organism. The engineered organ has implications for everything from rapid production of immune therapies to new frontiers in cancer or infectious disease research.

Six Lessons in Critical Thinking from a Professional Critical Thinker

We sat down with Risa Mish, Professor of Critical Thinking, Problem Solving and Leadership at Cornell University, for Spartan Up! The Podcast to find out how to maximize our own critical thinking. Through her research, Mish found that...Show More Summary

Solo exhibition of 11 abstract paintings by Leroy Lee opens at NanHai Art

4 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

NanHai Art presents Mindful Sojourner: The Art of Leroy Lee, a solo exhibition of 11 abstract paintings by the Taiwan-born and Los Angeles-based artist. The exhibition is curated by Professor An-yi Pan of Cornell University and marks the artist?s first U.S. Show More Summary

Cornell Creates Website To ID Birds From Photos

A new website created by Cornell University in collaboration with the Visipedia research project is going to appeal to birdwatchers in North America, particularly those who might come across a winged fellow of a species unknown to them. The...Show More Summary

Cornell software identifies bird species from users' photos

last monthTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

While there are already plenty of apps that help birdwatchers identify birds, most of them work by searching a database based on descriptions. Cornell University and the Visipedia research project's Merlin Bird Photo ID program, however, goes further – it utilizes computer vision ech to identify birds pictured in user-supplied photos... Show More Summary

BMCR 2015.05.44 Ruppel on Morwood, Anderson, A Little Greek Reader

James Morwood, Stephen Anderson, A Little Greek Reader. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2014. Pp. xvii, 293. ISBN 9780199311729. $19.95 (pb). Reviewed by Antonia Ruppel, Cornell University (antonia.ruppel) Preview (https://global.oup.com/academic/product/a-little-greek-reader-9780199311729) [A Little Greek Reader is based on Mary C. Show More Summary

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