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Teen Health Depends on Location, Location, Location

The real estate maxim about the importance of location is true for teenagers too. Their intellectual and physical health depends on location, location, location.
23-May-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Kate Walsh Is Interim Dean of Cornell’s School of Hotel Administration

Kate Walsh, associate professor of organizational management, has been named interim dean of the School of Hotel Administration (SHA). Walsh will begin a two-year term July 1.
20-May-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Ancient Tsunami Evidence on Mars Reveals Life Potential


The geologic shape of what were once shorelines through Mars’ northern plains convinces scientists that two large meteorites – hitting the planet millions of years apart – triggered a pair of mega-tsunamis. These gigantic waves forever scarred...
19-May-2016 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Nudge Healthy Food Selection in Food Pantries


Researchers from the Cornell Food and Brand Lab have uncovered ways to do just that. Prioritizing the placement of healthier options and keeping foods in their original boxes significantly impacted the selections made by food pantry clients,...
17-May-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Cornell Receives $25M Gift to Support New MBA Center in Ithaca’s Collegetown

Longtime adviser David Breazzano’s gift of $25 million, one of the largest donations ever made to business education at Cornell, will support a new, state-of-the-art, six-story classroom and office building currently under construction. It also...
17-May-2016 6:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Maize Genome ‘Dark Matter’ Discovery a Boon for Breeders


In a landmark finding, Cornell University and Florida State University researchers report they have identified 1 to 2 percent of the maize genome that turns genes on and off, so they may now focus their attention on these areas for more efficient...
16-May-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Hunting for Hidden Life on Worlds Orbiting Old, Red Stars

All throughout the universe, there are stars in varying phases and ages. Planetary diversity suggests that around other stars, initially frozen worlds could be the size of Earth and provide habitable conditions once the star becomes older. The...
16-May-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

School Lunch Subsidy Could Boost Local Farms, Economies

If New York state lawmakers were to provide a subsidy of 5 cents per school lunch just one day per week for the purchase of local fruits and vegetables, it would likely provide a financial boost for New York farmers and local economies.
12-May-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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