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10/14/2014
For exemplary work in planetary science, Cornell astronomy professor Jonathan Lunine will be awarded the prestigious Jean-Dominique Cassini Medal by the European Geosciences Union, the group announced Oct. 13.
10/14/2014
When a community is biodiverse, with many different species, the risk of disease decreases, according to a new study.
10/14/2014
More than 1,550 Cornell students feasted at the ninth annual Harvest Dinner Oct. 9 that featured a cornucopia of autumnal bounty grown near campus and from the surrounding region.
10/14/2014
New research at Cornell shows that engaging areas of the brain linked to such activities as mind-wandering and reminiscing can actually boost performance on some challenging mental tasks.
10/13/2014
For the first time, a team of interdisciplinary researchers have made recordings of neurons associated with visual perception inside the poppy seed-sized brain of a jumping spider.
10/09/2014
A new study finds that teaching adolescents to think more simply and categorically about risks helps them make healthier choices.
10/08/2014
Eric Betzig, M.S. ’85, Ph.D. ’88, and William Moerner, M.S. ’78, Ph.D. ’82, have shared the Nobel Prize in chemistry for groundbreaking achievements in optical microscopy.
10/08/2014
Study shows that most people not only blame the person doing the excluding, but also blame the one who was included by the excluder.
10/07/2014
A collaboration between Cornell High Energy Synchrotron Source and materials scientists has yielded greater understanding of what particular nanocrystals look like individually, and how they fit together as they form larger structures called supercrystals.