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Instant-Start Computers Possible with New Breakthrough

If data could be encoded without current, it would require much less energy and make things like low-power, instant-on computing a ubiquitous reality. A team at Cornell University has made a breakthrough in that direction with a room-temperature...
18-Dec-2014 2:00 PM EST

Vessel Research Offers New Direction to Study How Cancer Spreads

Researchers have understood very little about how blood and lymphatic vessels form in the mammalian gut – until now. A new Cornell University study reports for the first time how arteries form to supply the looping embryonic gut with blood, and...
16-Dec-2014 12:00 PM EST

Carbon-Trapping 'Sponges' Can Cut Greenhouse Gases

In the fight against global warming, carbon capture – chemically trapping carbon dioxide before it releases into the atmosphere – is gaining momentum, but standard methods are plagued by toxicity, corrosiveness and inefficiency. Using a bag of...
16-Dec-2014 11:00 AM EST

Virus Causing Mass Duck Die-Offs on Cape Cod Identified

Since 1998, hundreds and sometimes thousands of dead eider ducks have been washing up every year on Cape Cod’s beaches in late summer or early fall, but the reasons behind these cyclic die-offs have remained a mystery. A team of scientists from...
16-Dec-2014 10:00 AM EST

$10M Gift Endows Deanship at School of Hotel Administration

Bradley H. Stone, president and partner in Gaming Asset Management LLC, has committed a $10 million gift to endow and name the deanship of Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration (SHA).
16-Dec-2014 10:00 AM EST

Commentary Calls for New ‘Science of Climate Diversity’

There is cloud hanging over climate science, but one Cornell University expert on communication and environmental issues says he knows how to help clear the air. In the December issue of Nature Climate Change, Jonathon Schuldt, assistant professor...
8-Dec-2014 10:00 AM EST

Finding Infant Earths and Potential Life Just Got Easier

Among the billions and billions of stars in the sky, where should astronomers look for infant Earths where life might develop? New research from Cornell University’s Institute for Pale Blue Dots shows where – and when – infant Earths are most...
4-Dec-2014 1:00 PM EST

Cornell Announces Commitment to Expand College Access at White House Event

Today, Cornell University’s Senior Vice Provost and Dean of the Graduate School, Barbara Knuth will join President Obama, the First Lady, and Vice President Biden along with hundreds of college presidents and other higher education leaders to...
4-Dec-2014 6:00 AM EST

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