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06/24/2014
Robots can learn new tasks from step by step instructions in natural language, even if the instructions are poorly worded or incomplete.
06/24/2014
Reuben A. Munday ’69, MPS ’74, and Cheryl Casselberry Munday ’72 have endowed a distinguished annual lectureship at Cornell’s Africana Studies and Research Center.
06/24/2014
Jesse Goldberg, assistant professor of neurobiology, received a four-year, $240,000 grant intended to help him investigate pressing global health problems.
06/24/2014
A Cornell entomologist studies housefly resistance to pesticides in dairy farms and offers strategies for more effective control.
06/23/2014
A new study contradicts previous findings that the onset of puberty alone influences sexual behavior in young women and identifies genetic influences that play a far larger role that previously thought.
06/23/2014
Francis Moon, the Joseph C. Ford Professor of Engineering Emeritus, has published his ninth book, "Social Networks in the History of Innovation and Invention."
06/22/2014
Now you don’t see it. Now, you do. Astronomers have discovered a bright, mysterious geologic object – where one never existed – on Cassini mission radar images from Titan, a moon of Saturn.
06/20/2014
Better understanding of mosquito seminal fluid proteins – transferred from males to females during mating – may hold keys to controlling the Asian tiger mosquito, which transmits deadly diseases.
06/19/2014
Computer scientist David Steurer has been awarded a Microsoft Research Faculty Fellowship to support research to find the "laws of efficient computation," which might lead to a new way to solve many very hard problems.
06/19/2014
A new study finds that neighborhood poverty rather than family poverty contributes to obesity among poor and minority children.