News

06/26/2014
Testifying in Washington before the U.S. House of Representatives, professor Jonathan Lunine and Purdue President Mitch Daniels urged lawmakers to send astronauts to Mars.
06/26/2014
The new Cornell Estimated Breeding Value website can now provide the public with information on a dog breed's propensity for a hip and elbow dysplasia (malformation).
06/25/2014
Astronomer Lisa Kaltenegger, leader of a research group at the Max Planck Institute, joins the Cornell astronomy faculty as an associate professor to work on the age-old question: Are we alone in the universe?
06/25/2014
A Cornell researcher has found that a cancer cell's sugar coating causes physical changes in the cell membrane that make the cell better able to thrive.
06/25/2014
The Department of Fiber Science & Apparel Design has added a B.S. degree in fiber science and updated its curriculum for its renamed B.S. degree in fashion design and management.
06/25/2014
The wastewater generated by “hydrofracking” could cause the release of tiny particles in soils that often strongly bind heavy metals and pollutants, exacerbating the environmental risks during accidental spills, research shows.
06/25/2014
The American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering named fiber scientist C.C. Chu to its College of Fellows, an honor reserved for the world’s top 2 percent of medical and biological engineers.
06/25/2014
The Broadening Experiences in Scientific Training (BEST) program, which offers career resources about non-academic jobs, is now available to all Cornell Ph.D. students and postdocs.
06/25/2014
To spur local job creation, New York state Sen. Michael Nozzolio has secured $3.4 million in state funding to help food entrepreneurs at the agricultural experiment station in Geneva, New York.
06/25/2014
Cornell’s synchrotron X-ray light source has played a key role in helping conservators go deeper into the mystery of a hidden painting beneath Pablo Picasso's 1901 masterpiece "The Blue Room."