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Cornell Chemists Show ALS Is a Protein Aggregation Disease

Using a technique that illuminates subtle changes in individual proteins, chemistry researchers at Cornell University have uncovered new insight into the underlying causes of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS).
23-Oct-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Reminiscing Can Help Boost Mental Performance

New research led by Cornell University neuroscientist Nathan Spreng shows for the first time that engaging brain areas linked to so-called “off-task” mental activities (such as mind-wandering and reminiscing) can actually boost performance on...
23-Oct-2014 10:00 AM EDT

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

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