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Top-Flight Rheometer Allows for Outside-the-Box Research

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Thanks to a loan from instrument manufacturer Anton Paar, Cornell University has a state-of-the-art rheometer that will allow those students to perform those experiments on campus. Anton Paar has provided Cornell with one of its high-end rheometers,...
21-Nov-2017 4:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

Cornell Mathematician's Study of ‘Swarmalators’ Could Direct Future Science

How does the Japanese tree frog figure into the latest work of noted mathematician Steven Strogatz? As it turns out, quite prominently. Cornell researchers used the curious mating ritual of male Japanese tree frogs as inspiration for their...
17-Nov-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Tumbling Bumblebee Populations Linked to Fungicides

When a Cornell-led team of scientists analyzed two dozen environmental factors to understand bumblebee population declines and range contractions, they expected to find stressors like changes in land use, geography or insecticides. Instead, they...
16-Nov-2017 7:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

This Is Why Testicular Cancer Is So Responsive to Chemo

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Cornell researchers have taken a major step toward answering a key question in cancer research: Why is testicular cancer so responsive to chemotherapy, even after it metastasizes?
14-Nov-2017 12:10 PM EST Add to Favorites

Fuertes Observatory Celebrates a Century of Scanning the Cosmos

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Fiery supernovae, delicate rings of ice, planet-hopping comets – visitors to Fuertes Observatory have seen them all. For 100 years, Fuertes Observatory has opened a window to the cosmos for the Cornell and Ithaca communities.
14-Nov-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Saving Coney Island From the Roller Coaster of Climate Change

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Cornell landscape architecture graduate students are wrestling with Coney Island’s tenable, livable resilience in the face of nature aiming to reclaim the island. By semester’s end, the students will develop 36 ways to keep Coney Island...
9-Nov-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Kids in Tough Neighborhoods Face Joblessness, Lower Income as Adults

ITHACA, N.Y. – A new Cornell University study shows a child’s neighborhood impacts his or her economic well-being into adulthood.
8-Nov-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Climate Change, Sparse Policies Endanger Right Whale Population

North Atlantic right whales – a highly endangered species making modest population gains in the past decade – may be imperiled by warming waters and insufficient international protection, according to a new Cornell University analysis published...
7-Nov-2017 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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