The average adult eats 92 percent of what he or she puts on his/her plate, according to a study led by Brian Wansink, director of the Cornell Food and Brand Lab, to be published in the International Journal of Obesity.
To assist young parents with their child care needs and educational goals, youth development experts at Cornell are partnering with community leaders in Buffalo, the Bronx and Rochester on the Pathways to Success project.
Dean Kathryn Boor has been appointed as a director of the new Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research, an independent agency to oversee national research efforts into food, agriculture and some other sciences.
Cornell physicists have answered a long-standing problem in quantum computing by making a fractional topological superconductor, an exotic state of matter in which emergent quasi-particles perform quantum computations without error.
A new study finds growing racial inequality in the ability to remain a homeowner among African-Americans, due in part to deregulation legislation in the 1980s that have led to the subprime mortgage market.
Researchers at Cornell and Weill Cornell Medical College have received a $1.34 million grant to study whether obesity changes breast tissue in a manner similar to tumors, thereby permitting the disease to develop.
A pleasant scientific surprise: The North Atlantic right whale population – once projected for extinction – exhibited an unexpected increase in calf production and population size during the past decade.
Scientists have found a link between "broken symmetry"in high temperature superconductors and "density waves" that seem to keep superconductivity from happening at still higher temperatures.
Yimon Aye, assistant professor of chemistry and chemical biology, has been named a Beckman Young Investigator by the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation.
President David Skorton and Cornell Tech Dean and Vice Provost Dan Huttenlocher offered their views on research funding, new approaches and pressing challenges at a summit in New York City.