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Waiting to Harvest After a Rain Enhances Food Safety

To protect consumers from foodborne illness, produce farmers should wait 24 hours after a rain or irrigating their fields to harvest crops,
3-Jul-2015 12:55 PM EDT

Poll Shows Majority of New York Residents Trust Police and Approve of Officers Using Body Cameras

More than six in 10 New York state residents – 64 percent ­– have a high level of trust for their local police department – and the more interaction citizens have with their local police, the more they trust area law enforcement, according to...
25-Jun-2015 10:05 AM EDT

$50M Gift Creates Meinig School of Biomedical Engineering at Cornell University

A decade after its creation, Cornell’s Department of Biomedical Engineering has received a $50 million endowment gift that will expand and elevate it as the Nancy E. and Peter C. Meinig School of Biomedical Engineering.
23-Jun-2015 2:05 PM EDT

Love, Factually: Cornell Gerontologist Finds the Formula to a Happy Marriage

Karl Pillemer uncovered common advice for couples walking down the aisle or decades into marriage. The top five lessons from the elders, along with Pillemer’s analysis:
17-Jun-2015 12:05 PM EDT

Astronomers Create Array of Earth-Like Planet Models


To sort out the biological intricacies of Earth-like planets, astronomers have developed computer models that examine how ultraviolet radiation from other planets’ nearby suns may affect those worlds, according to new research published June 10 in...
17-Jun-2015 11:05 AM EDT

Weighing Yourself Daily Can Tip the Scale in Your Favor

For those wishing to lose weight and keep it off, here’s a simple strategy that works: step on a scale each day and track the results.
17-Jun-2015 11:05 AM EDT

First Functional, Synthetic Immune Organ with Controllable Antibodies Created by Engineers

Cornell University engineers have created a functional, synthetic immune organ that produces antibodies and can be controlled in the lab, completely separate from a living organism. The engineered organ has implications for everything from rapid...
10-Jun-2015 3:05 PM EDT

Ways to Decrease Wasted Food in Your Home


Food wasted means money wasted, which can be an expensive problem especially in homes with financial constraints. A new study from the Cornell Food and Brand Lab and the Getulio Vargas Foundation, shows that the top causes of food waste in such...
9-Jun-2015 1:05 AM EDT

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