An undergraduate biology researcher describes for the first time how a small East Coast killifish jumps upright on land to see and navigate between tide pools - a possible clue into how sea creatures adapted to land.
A new study by Cornell scientists offers insight on how different "knobs" can change material properties in previously unexplored or misunderstood ways.
Expert witness and Professor Emeritus James Garbarino spent 20 years "Listening to Killers," the title of his new book, which recommends empathy and understanding to break the cycle of violence.
Dexter Kozen, Ph.D. ’77, the Joseph Newton Pew Jr. Professor in Engineering, has been named a Fellow of the European Association for Theoretical Computer Science for "pioneering and seminal work.”
The Smithsonian has named Ashutosh Saxena one of eight "Innovators to watch in 2015" for his work to develop "personal robots" to help in the home and office.
Cornell will offer four new massive open online courses - or MOOCs - in 2016. Learn abouts sharks, GMOs, engineering simulations and how mergers and acquisitions get done.
Cornell’s pioneering, engineering women – Kate Gleason, Nora Stanton Blatch and Olive Wetzel Dennis – advanced the science of their discipline beyond all expectation of their male peers.
Websites and phone apps that offer information and tools can be effective to help prevent major weight gain and obesity associated with pregnancy, according to Cornell studies.
Development workers in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and the Institute for Computational Sustainability are using satellites and mobile phones to boost food security in rural Kenya.
Thirteen social scientists from across the university are joining the Institute for the Social Sciences as fellows-in-residence during the 2015-16 academic year.