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Citizen-Science Pioneer, Project FeederWatch Soars Into 30th Year

This winter, Project FeederWatch – a citizen-science program where participants track birds visiting their backyard feeders from November to April – celebrates its 30th anniversary.
17-Jan-2017 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Stocks Move in Predictable Ways After White House Change

According to a new Cornell University study, there is a way to capitalize on this fluctuation because stock returns in politically sensitive industries fall into predictable patterns after a new president is elected – and the effect is twice as...
10-Jan-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Tailored Organoid May Help Unravel Immune Response Mystery

Cornell and Weill Cornell Medicine researchers report on the use of biomaterials-based organoids in an attempt to reproduce immune-system events and gain a better understanding of B cells.
6-Jan-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Final Grant From the Atlantic Philanthropies Supports the Cornell Tradition

The Atlantic Philanthropies, the foundation established by entrepreneur Charles F. Feeney '56, has made a $7 million grant to The Cornell Tradition, a fellowship program offering distinctive service, work and scholarship opportunities to some of the...
5-Jan-2017 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Cosmic Source Found for Mysterious ‘Fast Radio Burst’

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Cornell University researchers and a global team of astronomers have uncovered the cosmological source of a sporadically repeating milliseconds-long “fast radio burst.”
4-Jan-2017 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Childhood Poverty Can Rob Adults of Psychological Health

A large and growing body of research shows that poor kids grow up to have a host of physical problems as adults.
3-Jan-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Having a Meltdown at Work? Blame It on Your Passion

Sunita Sah, assistant professor of management and organizations at Cornell University, and her colleagues have a novel strategy to save your professional reputation: Reframe your distress as passion for the project.
12-Dec-2016 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

New Robot Has a Human Touch

Most robots achieve grasping and tactile sensing through motorized means, which can be excessively bulky and rigid. A Cornell University group has devised a way for a soft robot to feel its surroundings internally, in much the same way humans do. A...
12-Dec-2016 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Laws of Nature Trump Politics When It Comes to Climate Change

18-Jan-2017 2:05 PM EST

Obama Wise to Scrap Cold War Immigration Injustice

13-Jan-2017 11:05 AM EST

Anti-Vaping Warnings Drive People Back to Tobacco

12-Dec-2016 1:05 PM EST

Union Leader, Not Trump, Is Winner of Twitter Clash

8-Dec-2016 1:05 PM EST

Pro-Fracking Pruitt 'Shocking' Choice for EPA Head

Robert Howarth, professor of ecology and evolutionary biology at Cornell University and faculty fellow in the Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future, has studied global warming for 40 years, particularly the impact of methane gas emissions on the...
8-Dec-2016 12:05 PM EST

The ‘Taiwan Card’ Is Bound to Backfire Spectacularly

5-Dec-2016 1:05 PM EST

Despite His Past, Carson May Become America’s ‘Dismantler-in-Chief’

5-Dec-2016 11:05 AM EST

Colombian Civil War Lasted Long After Ideologies Were Lost

2-Dec-2016 2:05 PM EST

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