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Cornell University expands its prison education program

2 days agoNews : NY Daily News

With a new $1 million grant, Cornell University is expanding its prison education program into two more prisons.

For Gareth Bale, Returning for the Madrid Derby Presents a Rare Opportunity

Several years ago, psychologists from the City University of Hong Kong and Cornell University conducted a study on the intimacy of relationships, their aim to answer one classic question: Does absence really make the heart grow fonder? Now before we get all Dr. Show More Summary

Upswing in allergies forces lawmakers and researchers to confront antibiotic overuse

last weekNews : The Raw Story

Avery August, Cornell University Scientists have warned for decades that the overuse of antibiotics leads to the development of drug-resistant bacteria, making it harder to fight infectious disease. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that drug resistant bacteria cause 23,000...

Cornell, Sloan Kettering Partner in $10M Cancer Center

Cornell University, in partnership with Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC), is opening a new $10 million Center of Cancer Nanotechnology Excellence that brings together scientists, engineers, biologists and physicians to develop and translate new cancer care applications based on nanotechnology.

This Study Says We Trust Food Bloggers More If They’re Thin

New research from Cornell University has found that when perusing food blogs, we may judge the healthiness of recipes based on the blogger’s appearance, rather than their dishes.

Do I Make This Quesadilla Look Fat?

If you're fat, when you post pictures of food online, people assume it's less healthy than the same image posted by a thin person. Researchers at Cornell University wanted to see if weight bias affects the way we judge the healthiness of food, so they set out to determine whether... More »

A Collar That Tracks Your Dog's Health 24/7: The Voyce Health Monitor

A new, patented, electronic collar, developed by biomedical engineers and members of the Cornell University School of Veterinary Medicine, can now monitor your dog's health and activity levels and keep you informed in very detailed,Show More Summary

Cornell Seeks Diversity Ph.D., Qualifications Irrelevant

Cornell University is looking for a tenure track assistant professor whose only qualification is diversity; actual field of study is irrelevant. The job listing says that the candidate can apply for “some area of the humanities or qualitative...Show More Summary

‘Vet School’: Nat Geo Wild New TV Show Follows Students Of Cornell University Vet Program, Premieres Tonight

Vet School is a brand-new reality series that is set to premiere on Nat Geo Wild tonight, according to TV By The Numbers. Produced by Factory Media, the new tv show will follow a group of students as they make their rotations through the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine. Show More Summary

Nat Geo WILD's New Series 'Vet School' To Premiere Saturday, September 19

Grab your stethoscope, leave your nerves at the door and step into the high-pressure, big-reward world at one of the top vet schools in the country, Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine.

Ig Nobel Awards Flush Out The Year's Weirdest Scientific Studies

2 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

BOSTON (AP) — A Cornell University graduate student who allowed honeybees to sting him in 25 places and a group of scientists who concluded it's possible for one man to father 888 children are among the winners of this year's Ig Nobels, which honor humorous scientific achievement. Show More Summary

The innovation game

3 weeks agoNews : Daily Chart

WHICH is the word’s most innovative country? Answering this question is the aim of the annual Global Innovation Index and a related report, which were published this morning by Cornell University, INSEAD, a business school, and the World Intellectual Property Organisation. Show More Summary

Research opens door to new types of insecticides. Ag Minute Sept 16, 2015 Cornell University professor has demonstrated insecticides that target only specific bugs by turning off specific genes are more durable in the field than previously suspected. Click here for full story.

First Drip (9/14/15): Sanders speaks to large crowd at Winthrop

Bernie Sanders spoke to a crowd of about 3,000 people at Winthrop University in Rock Hill on Saturday evening. Sanders was introduced by Dr. Cornel West and spoke for nearly two hours about wealth inequality, college affordability, mass incarceration and race relations.…

Chipotle’s Health Halo Might Not Be Based on Facts

If you’re a Chipotle fan, keep in mind that your burrito might not be as healthy as you think. Jonathon Schuldt, a professor of communication at Cornell University focusing on health communication, says Chipotle’s decision to label its menu GMO free creates a health halo that leads consumers to see Chipotle in a “feel good” […]

New Nat Geo Wild reality series on veterinarian school

A new Nat Geo Wild series premiering Sept. 19 follows a group of students through rotations at the prestigious Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine.

Free Tool Compares Hotels’ Water, Carbon Footprints

The hotel industry will be able to compare energy and water use, as well as carbon footprint, using a new tool from the Cornell University Center for Hospitality Research (CHR). Developed by researchers Howard Chong and Eric Ricaurte, the Hotel Sustainability Tool 2015 is available from the CHR at no charge. Chong and Ricaurte developed […]

The Cornell Labs Gang Is BACK

Last month, we told you about the “singing” Owls featured on the Cornell University Labs webcam. Now, they’re back and they brought a little (unwelcome) friend with them. (From Mary N.)Filed under: Uncategorized Tagged: Owls

What You Should Know About Really Polite People

last monthNews : Huffington Post

Got any friends who seem a little too polite? You might want to watch out for them. According to a small new study surfaced by Science of Us, super polite people are more prone to betrayal. The study out of Cornell University asked participants...Show More Summary

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