News

09/18/2014
Pupils with incarcerated fathers are more likely to repeat grades, a Cornell study finds.
09/18/2014
Procuring the sun’s vital energy, Cornell has electrifying news: The Cornell Snyder Road Solar Farm – teeming with 6,778 freshly installed photovoltaic panels, is set to go live Sept. 19.
09/18/2014
A comprehensive study of gene expression in tomato fruits will explore unanswered questions about fruit development and drought resistance, to improve crop quality and yields.
09/17/2014
A genetically engineered tobacco plant, developed with two genes from blue-green algae (cyanobacteria), holds promise for improving the yields of many food crops.
09/16/2014
More than 30 Human Ecology students, staff and faculty have signed on to become Green Ambassadors who will lead a peer-to-peer campaign to conserve campus resources and promote a culture of sustainability across the college.
09/16/2014
Christine Leuenberger, senior lecturer in the Department of Science and Technology Studies, reports on spending summer 2014 in Jerusalem.
09/15/2014
Csaba Csaki and colleagues theorize a possible solution to a longstanding mystery bolstered by the recent discovery of the Higgs boson – a way to preserve the theory of supersymmetry.
09/15/2014
Douglas Elmendorf, director of the Congressional Budget Office, focused on shifting priorities in the federal budget in a Sept. 11 campus talk.
09/15/2014
Juan Maldacena, is a leading theorist of quantum gravity, string theory and quantum field theory, will deliver the fall 2014 Hans Bethe lecture Sept. 24 on campus.
09/15/2014
Participants in Big Red//Hacks Sept. 26-28 will get access to a new smart content search engine in use by startup Speare, founded by Rahul Shah ’16.