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Climate Scientists Study the Odds of a U.S. Megadrought

To help untangle fact from speculation, Cornell climate scientists and their colleagues have developed a “robust null hypothesis” to assess the odds of a megadrought – one that lasts more than 30 years – occurring in the western and...
13-Dec-2017 2:55 PM EST Add to Favorites

Typhoid Fever Toxin Has a Sweet Tooth

Although the insidious bacterium Salmonella typhi has been around for centuries, very little is actually known about its molecular mechanisms. A new study from researchers at the College of Veterinary Medicine addresses this knowledge gap and may...
11-Dec-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Cornell Researchers Boost Barley, Brewing Industry in New York

Researchers in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Cornell University are leading a multi-year project aimed at bringing malting barley back to New York and helping farmers take advantage of the economic opportunities offered by the...
7-Dec-2017 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Astronomer Scores ‘Oscar of Science’ for Mapping of Early Cosmos

Rachel Bean, professor of astronomy and senior associate dean of undergraduate education for the College of Arts and Sciences at Cornell University, is among a team of 27 scientists who won a share of the $3 million 2018 Breakthrough Prize in...
7-Dec-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

New Quick, Portable Test for Iron, Vitamin a Deficiency Could Help Save Lives Around the World

Cornell University engineers and nutritionists have created a swift solution for a challenging global health problem: a low-cost, rapid test to detect iron and vitamin A deficiencies at the point of care.
5-Dec-2017 9:55 AM EST Add to Favorites

Researchers Turn to Trees to Trim Highway Toxins

Cornell University engineering students are creating a state-of-the-art computer model to strategically place trees on highways near residential areas to mitigate pollution particles and improve human health.
4-Dec-2017 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

NY Hop Growers Face Challenges to Meet Rising Brewery Demands

The New York craft beer industry is really hopping. From 2012 to 2016, the number of breweries more than tripled, from 95 to 302 ¬– and the industry contributes $3.5 billion to the state’s economy annually. This surging craft-brewing industry...
4-Dec-2017 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

TCS & Cornell Tech Inaugurate the Tata Innovation Center, Partnership on Campus to Promote Joint Academic and Industry Research

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS) a leading global IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, announced Dec. 4 a $50 million investment in Cornell Tech. The investment includes a significant gift for the...
4-Dec-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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