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Novo Nordisk Commits Nearly $7 Million for Cornell Diabetes Research

Denmark-based pharmaceutical giant Novo Nordisk, the world’s No. 1 insulin producer, is backing a Cornell University researcher's lab with up to nearly $7 million over the next three-plus years, dependent on milestones reached.
19-Apr-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

‘Gut-on-a-Chip’ Tips Off Researcher Quest for Better Nutrition

The difficulties of conducting research on the human gut are substantial: the presence of trillions of bacterial cells interacting with human cells and each other, constant environmental changes every time food is consumed and zero chance of...
18-Apr-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Smooth Dance Moves Confirm New Bird-of-Paradise Species

Newly publicized audiovisuals support full species status for one of the dancing birds-of-paradise in New Guinea.
17-Apr-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Immune-Engineered Device Targets Chemo-Resistant Lymphoma

Cornell University researchers have developed a “lymphoma micro-reactor” device that exposes human lymphomas to fluid flow similar to that in the lymphatics and parts of the lymph node. It is designed to explore how fluid forces may relate to a...
12-Apr-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Algae-Forestry, Bioenergy Mix Could Help Make CO2 Vanish From Thin Air

An unconventional mélange of algae, eucalyptus and bioenergy with carbon capture and storage appears to be a quirky ecological recipe. But, scientists from Cornell University, Duke University, and the University of Hawaii at Hilo have an idea that...
12-Apr-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Equal Earnings Help Couples Say ‘I Do’ and Stay Together

Recent work by Patrick Ishizuka, a postdoctoral fellow at Cornell University’s Cornell Population Center, is the first to offer empirical evidence that cohabitating couples are likely to get married only when they earn as much as their married...
12-Apr-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Geographic Variation in Medicaid Creates Social and Political Inequality

Jamila Michener examines Medicaid through the lens of federalism in her new book, "Fragmented Democracy: Medicaid, Federalism and Unequal Politics."
10-Apr-2018 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

NYC Event Launches Initiative on Global Corruption, Inequity and Poverty

The event is free and open to the public. Media members are asked to RSVP to Rebecca Valli in Cornell’s Media Relations Office at 202-434-8049 or, and register here.
6-Apr-2018 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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