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New Model Suggests Scrubbing CO2 From the Atmosphere

New Cornell research suggests an economically viable model to scrub carbon dioxide from the atmosphere to thwart runaway, point-of-no-return global warming.
26-Oct-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Cornell Professors to Launch NSF-Funded Space Experiments


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 Station.
25-Oct-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Ellen and Gary Davis Immune Monitoring Core Established at Weill Cornell Medicine

With the goal of advancing a powerful cancer treatment strategy that uses immune cells to fight the disease, benefactors Ellen and Gary Davis have generously made a $2 million gift to Weill Cornell Medicine to drive ongoing research in...
25-Oct-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Cornell Tech Grads Win Major Technology Award for Software Start-Up


Cornell Tech graduates launched a software startup called 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...
18-Oct-2016 1:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Eureka! Gender Affects How We Judge Competence, Genius

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.
17-Oct-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Teens Light Up Cigarettes to Slim Down

Many doctors and public health experts assume that people smoke cigarettes simply because they’re addicted to the nicotine.
13-Oct-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

What’s That? New Study Finds Jumping Spiders Can Hear More Than You Think

While jumping spiders are known to have great vision, a new Cornell University study proves for the first time that spiders can hear at a distance. A study published online Oct. 13 in the journal Current Biology describes how researchers used metal...
13-Oct-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

In the Fight Against Alzheimer’s, Online Gamers Can Now Get in on the Action

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.
12-Oct-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Our Experts on Newswise

Don’t Get Your Hopes Up on GDP Growth in Third Quarter

26-Oct-2016 11:05 AM EDT

When Politicians Claim the Election Is Rigged, People Don’t Vote

20-Oct-2016 1:05 PM EDT

Trump’s ‘Puppet,’ ‘Nasty Woman’ Most Mocked Tweets During Debate

20-Oct-2016 12:05 PM EDT

New GDP Number in China, Same Old Concerns About Accuracy

19-Oct-2016 11:05 AM EDT

Space Technology to Jump Lightyears Ahead Thanks to Exomars Mission

18-Oct-2016 11:05 AM EDT

Witchcraft Collection Offers New Treats for Halloween

The Cornell Witchcraft Collection contains documents that are hundreds of years old, including witch-hunting manuals and pamphlets and minutes from 16th, 17th and 18th century European witch trials.
17-Oct-2016 5:05 PM EDT

Pepsi Plans to Cut Sugar a Positive Move for Profits, Obesity Rates

17-Oct-2016 2:05 PM EDT

Q&A: How Twitter Is Giving US a Peek Inside Your Mind This Election

13-Oct-2016 4:05 PM EDT

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