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Volcanic Hydrogen Spurs Chances of Finding Exoplanet Life

Hunting for habitable exoplanets now may be easier: Cornell University astronomers report that hydrogen pouring from volcanic sources on planets throughout the universe could improve the chances of locating life in the cosmos.
27-Feb-2017 3:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Lynn Perry Wooten Named New Dean of Cornell University’s Dyson School

Lynn Perry Wooten, senior associate dean for academic and student excellence at the University of Michigan, has been named David J. Nolan Dean of the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management.
27-Feb-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Pioneering Program Paves Way for World-Class Medicine to Reach Upstate Patients

Sometimes, Dr. Michael Berlin bumps into his patients in the supermarket. It’s a perk of community medicine – or as he calls it, “old school medicine” – that attracted him to Ithaca’s Cayuga Medical Center, where he is a hospitalist.
27-Feb-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

New Polymer Additive Could Revolutionize Plastics Recycling

Only 2 percent of the 78 million tons of manufactured plastics are currently recycled into similar products because polyethylene (PE) and polypropylene (PP), which account for two-thirds of the world’s plastics, have different chemical structures...
23-Feb-2017 6:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Maize Study Finds Genes That Help Crops Adapt to Change

A new study analyzed close to 4,500 maize varieties to identify more than 1,000 genes driving large-scale adaptation to the environment.
18-Feb-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Underwater Seagrass Beds Dial Back Polluted Seawater

Seagrass meadows – bountiful underwater gardens that nestle close to shore and are the most common coastal ecosystem on Earth – can reduce bacterial exposure for corals, other sea creatures and humans.
16-Feb-2017 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Cornell Chemists Use Their Own 'Toolset' to Probe Responses

Using a chemical "toolset" it developed, a Cornell group reports the ability to track a single protein's response to a chemical, which has implications in the emerging field of precision medicine.
30-Jan-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

$150M Gift founds Cornell SC Johnson College of Business

ITHACA, N.Y. – H. Fisk Johnson and SC Johnson have committed $150 million for Cornell University’s College of Business. It is the largest single gift to Cornell’s Ithaca campus and the second largest gift to name a U.S. business school.
28-Jan-2017 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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