Cornell will offer four new massive open online courses - or MOOCs - in 2016. Learn abouts sharks, GMOs, engineering simulations and how mergers and acquisitions get done.
Cornell’s pioneering, engineering women – Kate Gleason, Nora Stanton Blatch and Olive Wetzel Dennis – advanced the science of their discipline beyond all expectation of their male peers.
Websites and phone apps that offer information and tools can be effective to help prevent major weight gain and obesity associated with pregnancy, according to Cornell studies.
Development workers in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and the Institute for Computational Sustainability are using satellites and mobile phones to boost food security in rural Kenya.
Thirteen social scientists from across the university are joining the Institute for the Social Sciences as fellows-in-residence during the 2015-16 academic year.
Ernest Sternglass ’44, M.S. ’51, Ph.D. ’53, whose correspondence with Albert Einstein led to an electron amplification discovery that allowed millions to watch Apollo 11 astronauts walking on the moon, died Feb. 12 in Ithaca.
Scientists are urging swift action to combat canine distemper virus, which is killing such endangered species as Amur tigers and lions in Africa. The virus is closely related to the virus that causes measles in humans.
Using sophisticated computer algorithms to check creditworthiness in seconds, a new service developed by former Cornell students lets people without a credit history buy what they need.
With support from Cornell's Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future, faculty members are researching harmful molds in food that damage the health of African mothers and babies.
Philip Liu and Michael Todd have been elected to the National Academy of Engineering. Liu and Todd join 33 current or former Cornell faculty who are NAE members.