News

07/28/2014
For four days in late June, Cornell researchers tested the newest version of their GPS ‘spoofing’ detector, which allows them to differentiate between real or fake GPS signals.
07/25/2014
Testifying before the United States Senate Committee on Finance July 24, Cornell's Richard Burkhauser outlined how to make changes to save the SSDI program.
07/24/2014
A new phase of matter known as topological insulators, until recently known only for esoteric quantum-mechanical properties, might have a practical use in controlling magnetic memory and logic devices.
07/24/2014
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.
07/24/2014
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.
07/23/2014
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.
07/22/2014
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.
07/22/2014
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.
07/22/2014
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.
07/22/2014
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.