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Blinded by Non-Science: Trivial Scientific Information Increases Trust in Products

Beware of trivial graphs and formulas, warns new research from Cornell University. Published this week in Public Understanding of Science, the Cornell Food and Brand Lab study found trivial graphs or formulas accompanying medical information can...
17-Oct-2014 9:45 AM EDT

Partisan Lenses: Beauty Lies in Your Political Affiliation

Have you ever noticed you find your candidate for political office more attractive than the opponent? New research from Cornell University shows you’re not the only one.
14-Oct-2014 4:00 PM EDT

Study Reveals How Deadly MERS Virus Enters Human Cells

Cornell University researchers have uncovered details of how the deadly Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) enters host cells, and offer possible new avenues for treatment.
13-Oct-2014 5:00 PM EDT

Art and Nanotech Converge in Cornell University Campus Biennial

For her newest work, Korean artist Kimsooja wanted to explore a “shape and perspective that reveals the invisible as visible, physical as immaterial, and vice versa.” As artist-in-residence for the Cornell Council for the Arts’ 2014...
9-Oct-2014 4:00 PM EDT

Cornell University Unveils “Engaged Cornell,” a $150 Million Groundbreaking 10-Year Initiative for Real-World Learning and Community Engagement

Today, Cornell University will announce a groundbreaking $150 million, 10-year initiative to establish community engagement and real-world learning experiences as the hallmark of the Cornell undergraduate experience. Through its “Engaged...
6-Oct-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Bill Gates Dedicates Cornell University's New Gates Hall

Bill Gates visited Cornell University today to dedicate the university’s new Computing and Information Science building and help celebrate 50 years of computer science at the institution.
1-Oct-2014 6:00 PM EDT

Cornell University Among Those Honored with HEED Award for Diversity, Inclusion Efforts

Cornell University has won the 2014 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity for demonstrating outstanding “efforts and success in the area of diversity and inclusion” throughout campus.
16-Sep-2014 1:00 PM EDT

Experiences Make You Happier Than Possessions – Before and After

To get the most enjoyment out of our dollar, science tells us to focus our discretionary spending on experiences such as travel over material goods. A new Cornell University study shows that the enjoyment we derive from experiential purchases may...
2-Sep-2014 3:00 PM EDT

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