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New Tool Uses UV Light to Control Inflammation

Cornell researchers have developed a chemical tool to control inflammation that is activated by ultraviolet (UV) light.
2-Dec-2016 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Fast, Efficient Sperm Tails Inspire Nanobiotechnology


Just like workers in a factory, enzymes can create a final product more efficiently if they are stuck together in one place and pass the raw material from enzyme to enzyme, assembly line-style. That’s according to scientists at Cornell’s Baker...
2-Dec-2016 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

When Judging Other People, First Impressions Last

A well-known saying urges people to “not judge a book by its cover.” But people tend to do just that – even after they’ve skimmed a chapter or two, according to Cornell University research.
28-Nov-2016 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Cancer Cells ‘Talk’ to Their Environment, and It Talks Back


A Cornell-led team has devised a method for measuring the mechanical force cells exert on their surroundings, which can help scientists design better biomaterial scaffolds for tissue engineering.
22-Nov-2016 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Marine Microalgae, a New Sustainable Food and Fuel Source

Taken from the bottom of the marine food chain, microalgae may soon become a top-tier contender to combat global warming, climate change and food insecurity.
21-Nov-2016 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

New and Improved Kale Varieties Coming to a Store Near You

A Cornell University program is reimagining kale – its color, shape and even flavor – in a bid to breed the naturally biodiverse vegetable for consumer satisfaction.
17-Nov-2016 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Moral Values Influence Level of Climate Change Action

Two moral values highly rated by liberals — compassion and fairness — influence willingness to make personal choices to mitigate climate change’s impact in the future, according to a new multidisciplinary study by Cornell University...
16-Nov-2016 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Buying Experiences Makes You More Grateful, Generous

On Thanksgiving, many of us take a moment to reflect on what we’re grateful for -- and we get notable rewards for doing so. Feeling gratitude leads to important benefits, like increased happiness and social cohesion, better health outcomes, and...
14-Nov-2016 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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