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The road to November: New poll monitors public attitudes on race, immigration leading up to midterms

A new study developed by Cornell University researchers will use three waves of surveys to show how voters’ views on issues that include race, immigration and gender will influence the 2018 midterm elections in November and whether those attitudes...
13-Aug-2018 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Nonnative zooplankton species found in Lake Erie

Cornell University aquatic taxonomists have detected two new nonnative zooplankton species in the Great Lakes – their fourth such discovery in the past two years.
10-Aug-2018 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

This small molecule could hold the key to promising HIV treatments

New research provides details of how the structure of the HIV-1 virus is assembled, findings that offer potential new targets for treatment.
8-Aug-2018 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

A Kernel of Promise in Popcorn-Powered Robots

Cornell University researchers have discovered how to power simple robots with a novel substance that, when heated, can expand more than 10 times in size, change its viscosity by a factor of 10 and transition from regular to highly irregular...
2-Aug-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


‘Cornell AgriTech’ reflects influence in food, ag innovation

Cornell University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences announced Aug. 1 the renaming of the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station (NYSAES) to Cornell AgriTech.
1-Aug-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Astronomers assemble ‘light-fingerprints’ to unveil mysteries of the cosmos

Earthbound detectives rely on fingerprints to solve their cases; now astronomers can do the same, using “light-fingerprints” instead of skin grooves to uncover the mysteries of exoplanets.
31-Jul-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Why People Vote Against Their Interests: The Government-Citizen Disconnect

For decades, Americans' anger at government has been growing, despite the increase in benefits people receive from that same government. Suzanne Mettler explores this growing gulf between people’s perceptions of government and the actual role it...
25-Jul-2018 1:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Averting Toxic Chats: Computer Model Predicts When Online Conversations Turn Sour

The internet offers the potential for constructive dialogue and cooperation, but online conversations too often degenerate into personal attacks. In hopes that those attacks can be averted, Cornell University researchers have created a model to...
24-Jul-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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