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Article ID: 697613

Glowing Bacteria on Deep-Sea Fish Shed Light on Evolution, 'Third Type' of Symbiosis

Cornell University

For the first time, scientists have sequenced and analyzed the genomes of bacteria that live in anglerfish bulbs. The bacteria were taken from fish specimens collected in the Gulf of Mexico.

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18-Jul-2018 1:35 PM EDT
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Article ID: 697448

Emotional robot lets you feel how it's ‘feeling’

Cornell University

Cornell University researchers have developed a prototype of a robot that can express “emotions” through changes in its outer surface. The robot’s skin covers a grid of texture units whose shapes change based on the robot’s feelings.

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16-Jul-2018 10:05 AM EDT
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Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 697417

Taxing American wars creates accountability, prevents lengthy conflict

Cornell University

Sarah Kreps, associate professor of government at Cornell University, argues that part of the reason is the lack of a war tax – a special levy historically paid by the American people during times of war.

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13-Jul-2018 2:05 PM EDT
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Law and Public Policy

Article ID: 697279

Tiny Fern Holds Big Promise for Sustainable Agriculture, Sinks Carbon Dioxide

Cornell University

A tiny fern – with each leaf the size of a gnat – may provide global impact for sinking atmospheric carbon dioxide, fixing nitrogen in agriculture and shooing pesky insects from crops. The fern’s full genome has been sequenced by a Cornell University and Boyce Thompson Institute (BTI) scientist and his colleagues around the world, as reported in the journal Nature Plants.

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11-Jul-2018 10:15 AM EDT
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Article ID: 697217

China Cracks Top 20 in Global Innovation Index

Cornell University

Cornell University, in conjunction with INSEAD and the World Intellectual Property Organization, released the 2018 version of the Global Innovation Index -- a report ranking 126 economies on 80 indicators of innovative activities. For the first time, China broke the top 20 of the world's most innovative economies.

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10-Jul-2018 11:10 AM EDT
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Article ID: 697215

Bank Network Shifts Signaled Financial Crisis – and May Prevent Another

Cornell University

Cornell University assistant professor of operations, technology and information management, Shawn Mankad, found in new research that shifts in bank networks predicted the financial crisis of 2008-09 -- and similar shifts could predict a future crisis.

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10-Jul-2018 11:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 697202

Ukrainian moth may provide hope against monarch-killing vine

Cornell University

Pale and black swallow-wort are rapidly invading fields and forests across the Northeast, including New York, but a moth from the Ukraine holds promise to keep the weed in check.

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10-Jul-2018 8:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 697057

Crows vs. Ravens: A Numbers Game Study Finds Crow Mobbing Is a Key Strategy Against a Bigger Bird

Cornell University

ew research is adding validity to the adage "Birds of a feather flock together." A citizen-science-based report published in The Auk: Ornithological Advances suggests that when crows team up to take on a bigger foe it can be a highly successful strategy.

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5-Jul-2018 3:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 697049

New Rapid Test Aims to Get Swimmers Back in NYS Park Waters Faster

Cornell University

Ruth Richardson, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering, and members of her lab are testing a new water-monitoring technology that, if approved by New York state and federal authorities, could drastically reduce the time state park swim areas must close when water is suspected of being unswimmable.

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5-Jul-2018 1:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 696993

Trump’s affirmative action ruling denies American Dream to black, Latino students

Cornell University

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3-Jul-2018 1:35 PM EDT
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