The consequences of climate change look bleak for the Southwest and much of America's breadbasket, the Great Plains. A "megadrought" will likely occur late in this century journal Science Advances.
An internationally noted expert on the politics of ethnic, racial and religious pluralism, Cornell Professor of Government Emeritus Milton J. Esman died Feb. 7 at his home after a short illness. He was 96.
A Cornell study warns that the existing system of space-based rainfall observation satellites requires a serious overhaul or many countries, particularly in the developing world, could face major flooding.
Professor of human development Robert Sternberg analyzed the values-based differences in admissions at land-grand university and top private schools in a Feb. 10 campus talk at Mann Library.
Quilts by Riché Richardson, associate professor of Africana studies, portray the civil rights movement, Hollywood and family, and are being exhibited at Troy University's Rosa Parks Museum.
Alumnus and former College of Engineering dean Edmund T. Cranch, who left Cornell to become president of Worcester Polytechnic Institute, died Feb. 4 at age 91.
Political scientist Adam Seth Levine offers a new perspective on barriers to political involvement on economic insecurity concerns in his new book, "American Insecurity: Why Our Economic Fears Lead to Political Inaction."
In the quest for the perfect solar cell, Cornell materials science research offers quantifiable insight into the complex chemistry of getting it just right. Their work was published Jan. 30 in Nature Communications.
Three Johnson students have examined the commercial viability of an emerging business: farming housefly larva meal into animal or fish feed. The students are working with staff at the Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future.
Because urban sanitation scores don't tell the whole story in India, Cornell water-resources experts recommend allowing cities to custom-design measures that will save lives and lift their residents to improved health.