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Nanoparticle Creates ‘Wave of Destruction’ in Cancer Cells


Nanoparticles known as Cornell dots, or C dots, have shown great promise as a therapeutic tool in the detection and treatment of cancer. Now, the ultrasmall particles have shown they can do something even better: kill cancer cells without attaching...
28-Sep-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

'Likes' Less Likely to Affect Self-Esteem of People with Purpose

The rush of self-esteem that comes with the ubiquitous thumbs-up of a ‘like’ has more people asking that question, as Facebook and other social media sites offer more ways for friends to endorse photos and posts.
22-Sep-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

NASA to Explore Molecules in the Cosmos with Tool Created at Cornell

A Cornell University team of researchers and students is developing the cryogenic scanning Fabry-Perot interferometers, a key tool for detecting distant molecules, that will be placed on a NASA project.
22-Sep-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Vijay Pendakur Named Cornell University’s Next Dean of Students

Vijay Pendakur, associate vice president for the Division of Student Affairs at California State University, Fullerton, has been named Cornell’s next dean of students. He will assume the post Jan. 3, 2017.
22-Sep-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Despite Yuan’s Meteoric Rise, Dollar Will Dominate

The international finance community is on the brink of what Cornell economist Eswar Prasad calls “a momentous event.”
20-Sep-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Book Shares Stories of ‘Proud, Popular’ Young Gay Men

Upbeat books like “The New Gay Teenager” (2005) have made Cornell’s Ritch Savin-Williams the go-to advocate for gay teens all over America.
15-Sep-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Students Attempt First-Ever Moon Orbit with Satellite Smaller Than a Cereal Box

Cislunar Explorers, a team of Cornell University students guided by Mason Peck, a former senior official at NASA and associate professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, is attempting to boldly go where no CubeSat team has gone before:...
15-Sep-2016 10:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Johnson, Weill Cornell Medicine Launch Dual MBA/M.S.

Weill Cornell Medicine and the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management today announced a new dual-degree program that will provide the next generation of health care leaders with a broad set of skills for success in a rapidly changing...
14-Sep-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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