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$2.3M Grant Funds App Creation to Diagnose Diseases

The National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering has awarded to Cornell University a four-year, $2.3 million grant to develop FeverPhone, which will diagnose six febrile diseases in the field:...
23-Jun-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

In Doctors We Trust – Especially When They Admit to Bias

A doctor’s guidance may reassure us more than we realize –especially if she says she is likely to recommend treatment in her field of expertise, known as “specialty bias.”
21-Jun-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Edward Mclaughlin Named Interim Dean of Cornell’s Dyson School

ITHACA, N.Y. – Edward McLaughlin, a distinguished expert in the efficiency of food distribution systems, will become the interim David J. Nolan Dean of the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management starting July 1, Provost...
21-Jun-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Troubled-Youth Facilities Benefit From 'Ecological Approach'

The difficult, and sometimes dangerous, job of caregiving in residential facilities for troubled youth becomes notably more fulfilling when agencies de-emphasize behavior control in favor of creating opportunities for children‘s success.
17-Jun-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

How the Butterfly Got Its Spots


By tweaking just one or two genes, Cornell University researchers have altered the patterns on a butterfly’s wings. It’s not just a new art form, but a major clue to understanding how the butterflies have evolved, and perhaps to how color...
15-Jun-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

The Atlantic Philanthropies Makes New Grants to Cornell University

The Atlantic Philanthropies is making three new investments in Cornell: $10 million for the Center for the Study of Inequality, $3.25 million for theInternational Center on Capital Punishment, and $3 million toward the creation of a university...
10-Jun-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Gift Establishes Tisch Professorship at Jacobs Technion-Cornell Institute

A gift from Andrew ’71 and Ann Tisch to Cornell University and the American Technion Society has created an endowed professorship at the Joan & Irwin Jacobs Technion-Cornell Institute at Cornell Tech. The Andrew H. and Ann R. Tisch Professorship...
9-Jun-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Consumers Sour on Milk Exposed to LED Light

Cornell University researchers in the Department of Food Science found that exposure to light-emitting diode (LED) sources for even a few hours degrades the perceived quality of fluid milk more so than the microbial content that naturally...
9-Jun-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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