In the heat of World War II, men who experienced intense combat were more than twice as likely to turn to prayer as those who did not, reports a Cornell University economist in the forthcoming June/July issue of Journal of Religion and Health. And...
5/24/2013 4:35 PM EDT
A pioneering genomics technique developed at Cornell University to improve corn can now be used to improve the quality of milk and meat, according to research published May 17 in the online journal PLOS ONE.
5/21/2013 10:00 AM EDT
Little is known about the effect of physical education on child weight, but a new study from Cornell University finds that increasing the amount of time that elementary schoolchildren spent in gym class reduces the probability of obesity.
5/20/2013 3:00 PM EDT
A Cornell researcher collaborating with colleagues at the University of Iowa is part of a five-year, $10.6 million grant to study the role of the brain in links between obesity and high blood pressure.
5/16/2013 8:00 AM EDT
Clam fossils from the middle Devonian era now yield a better paleontological picture of the capacity of ecosystems to remain stable in the face of environmental change, according to research published today in the online journal PLOS ONE.
5/15/2013 4:00 PM EDT
With more than a billion active accounts worldwide, it can be easy to forget that some people don’t use Facebook. A study by Cornell University researchers suggests that “non-use” of the social networking site is fairly common – a quarter of...
4/29/2013 6:05 PM EDT
New Cornell University research shows that small populations of preprogrammed immune cells can fight specific pathogens that they have never encountered. The findings have the potential to revolutionize how and when people are immunized, and...
4/29/2013 5:00 PM EDT
It’s well known that wildfires can leave surface soil burned and barren. But a new team's fiery test found that the hotter the fire — and the denser the vegetation feeding the flames — the less the underlying soil heated up, an inverse effect...
4/23/2013 1:35 PM EDT
5/23/2013 12:30 PM EDT
5/22/2013 12:50 PM EDT
5/16/2013 12:00 PM EDT
5/14/2013 10:45 AM EDT
5/13/2013 9:20 PM EDT
5/10/2013 9:55 AM EDT
5/9/2013 1:30 PM EDT
5/9/2013 1:00 PM EDT