U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack met with Cornell faculty members July 29 to learn about solutions in the realm of dairy, nutrition and climate change.
A book on international development co-edited by a Cornell professor has spawned a website for continuing discussion.
A computer model study reveals – for the first time – details of an energy-creating process vital and unique to cancer cells, which holds promise for new interventions.
At the annual New York Farm Day July 29 in Washington, D.C., the Empire State’s agricultural bounty was on display; many products had direct connections to Cornell.
Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address is one of the most important speeches in history, said Professor Allen Guelzo, of Gettysburg College, in Bailey Hall July 30. And for very good reasons, he said.
In order to stabilize their flight, fruit flies sense the orientation of their bodies every time they beat their wings – one beat about every 4 milliseconds.
Many bird lovers watch the live feeds from webcams on campus that film the nest life of ospreys and red-tailed hawks, and many become active volunteers and members of the growing community of cam viewers.
For the health and happiness of nurses, let the sunshine in. Day-shift, acute-care hospital nurses – who had access to the sun's natural light – enjoyed lower blood pressure and enhanced mood.
Cornell Tech in New York City is a graduate campus, but promoting computational thinking and doing for much younger students has, from its inception, been part of Cornell Tech’s core mission, said Diane Levitt, Cornell Tech's K-12 education director.
To engage teens in STEM fields through fashion design, Cornell offered a weeklong course, “Smart Clothing, Smart Girls: Engineering through Apparel Design,” July 14-18 to 33 middle school girls.