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Cornell helps develop NYS effort on telehealth reform

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has accepted new proposals to expand access to telehealth – developed with the Reimagine New York Commission Telehealth Working Group, co-chaired by Cornell University President Martha E. Pollack.
13-Jan-2021 12:55 PM EST Add to Favorites

DNA in water used to uncover genes of invasive fish

In a proof-of-principle study, Cornell researchers describe a new technique in which they analyzed environmental DNA – or eDNA – from water samples in Cayuga Lake to gather nuanced information about the presence of these invasive fish.
12-Jan-2021 1:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

Astronomers find possible hints of gravitational waves

An international team of astronomers report they have found the first faint, low-frequency whispers that may be gravitational waves from gigantic, colliding black holes in distant galaxies.
11-Jan-2021 2:10 PM EST Add to Favorites

In changing oceans, sea stars may be ‘drowning’

New Cornell University-led research suggests that starfish, victims of sea star wasting disease (SSWD), may actually be in respiratory distress – literally “drowning” in their own environment – as elevated microbial activity derived from...
6-Jan-2021 12:10 PM EST Add to Favorites

Initiative to employ AI in behavioral health monitoring

Behavioral health issues like depression and bipolar disorder don’t often manifest with the kinds of clear, outward symptoms that presage the common cold. But technologies such as smartphones and smartwatches could be used to detect subtle changes...
5-Jan-2021 1:55 PM EST Add to Favorites

Astronomers agree: Universe is nearly 14 billion years old

From an observatory high above Chile’s Atacama Desert, astronomers have taken a new look at the oldest light in the universe. Their observations, plus a bit of cosmic geometry, suggest that the universe is 13.77 billion years old – give or take...
4-Jan-2021 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

New imaging method views soil carbon at near-atomic scales

The Earth’s soils contain more than three times the amount of carbon than is found in the atmosphere, but the processes that bind carbon in the soil are still not well understood.
22-Dec-2020 12:55 PM EST Add to Favorites

Cornell CALS dean advises on carbon removal strategies

Benjamin Z. Houlton, the dean of Cornell University's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, joined a panel helping to identify key pathways for terrestrial carbon dioxide removal that merit further investment.
22-Dec-2020 11:35 AM EST Add to Favorites


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