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Released: 24-Feb-2020 4:55 PM EST
Quadrupling turbines, U.S. can meet 2030 wind-energy goals
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The United States could generate 20% of its electricity from wind within 10 years, without requiring any additional land, according to Cornell University research published in Nature Scientific Reports.

Released: 24-Feb-2020 4:50 PM EST
InSight detects gravity waves, devilish dust on Mars
Cornell University

More than a year after NASA’s Mars InSight lander touched down in a pebble-filled crater on the Martian equator, the rusty red planet is now serving up its meteorological secrets: gravity waves, surface swirling “dust devils,” and the steady, low rumble of infrasound, Cornell and other researchers have found.

Newswise: Newly found bacteria fights climate change, soil pollutants
Released: 20-Feb-2020 4:55 PM EST
Newly found bacteria fights climate change, soil pollutants
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Cornell University researchers have found a new species of soil bacteria that is particularly adept at breaking down organic matter, including the cancer-causing chemicals that are released when coal, gas, oil and refuse are burned.

Released: 20-Feb-2020 4:30 PM EST
Physics tool helps track cancer cell diversity
Cornell University

A Cornell-led team took a novel, interdisciplinary approach to analyzing the behavior of breast tumor cells by employing a statistical modeling technique more commonly used in physics and economics. The team was able to demonstrate how the diversity, or heterogeneity, of cancer cells can be influenced by their chemical environment – namely, by interactions with a specific protein, which leads to tumor growth.

Released: 20-Feb-2020 10:30 AM EST
Latino voters in Nevada lean toward Sanders, Biden
Cornell University

Cornell University professor Sergio Garcia-Rios conducted polling of Latino voters in Nevada ahead of the Nevada Caucuses, indicating high levels of Latino voter support for Democrats, most notably, Bernie Sanders.



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