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Injured Bobcat Back Home in the Wild After Treatment at Cornel

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In April, a bobcat was hit by a car in Lansing, N.Y. and received treatment at the Janet L. Swanson Wildlife Health Center to repair a severe front leg fracture and dislocated hip. After spending ten weeks recovering with a local licensed wildlife...
17-Aug-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Engineering Team Images Tiny Quasicrystals as They Form

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The lab of Uli Wiesner at Cornell University, has joined scientists pursuing the structure, and atom arrangement of quasicrystals.
17-Aug-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Virtual Detectives Use Social Media to Study Global Fashion Trends

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Each day billions of photographs are uploaded to photo-sharing services and social media platforms, and Cornell University computer science researchers are figuring out ways to analyze this visual treasure trove through deep-learning methods. Kavita...
14-Aug-2017 11:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Chemists Use Electrochemistry to Amp Up Drug Manufacturing

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Give your medicine a jolt. By using – electrochemistry – a technique that combines electricity and chemistry, future pharmaceuticals – including many of the top prescribed medications in the United States – soon may be easily scaled up to be...
10-Aug-2017 2:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Drone Tech Offers New Ways to Manage Climate Change

An innovation providing key clues to how humans might manage forests and cities to cool the planet is taking flight. Cornell researchers are using drone technology to more accurately measure surface reflectivity on the landscape, a technological...
9-Aug-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Parasites, Snails May Factor in Adirondack Moose Decline

The apparent declining moose population in New York ’s Adirondack Mountains may be caused partly by tiny parasite-transmitting snails eaten by moose as they forage vegetation, according to new research presented by two Cornell undergraduate...
9-Aug-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Climate Change Gardens Brings Plants Back to the Future

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Plots of foliage thicken in Cornell University’s Climate Change Demonstration Garden. Located at the Cornell Botanic Gardens, these raised beds provide a living illustration of how future temperature conditions may affect plants.
8-Aug-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

See a Bear? New iSeeMammals App Lets Citizen Scientists Track Expanding Populations

Black bear populations are on the rise in New York state, and Cornell University researchers are combining digital technology with on-the-ground conservation efforts to better manage the growing numbers of the animals in the state.
4-Aug-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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10-Aug-2017 1:35 PM EDT

Invasive Gobies May Change Oneida Lake’s Complexion - Again

Oneida Lake, a kissing cousin to New York’s Finger Lakes, may soon get an environmental makeover due to another in a series of invasive species bringing havoc to the body’s ecosystem and disturbing its recreational waters.
9-Aug-2017 3:05 PM EDT

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Here’s How Hyperloop Technology Will Transform Transportation

21-Jul-2017 10:05 AM EDT

Ice Sheet Break Just the Tip of Catastrophic Climate Conditions to Come

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