News

03/13/2014
By promoting "anticipatory rewards" of early voting, political scientists say turnout at the polls could increase.
03/13/2014
With so few available academic jobs, Cornell will start a NIH-funded pilot program to help train life sciences graduate students and postdocs for nonacademic positions. A kickoff event is March 18.
03/13/2014
Cornell researchers have found direct genetic evidence that a family of genes, called MicroRNA-34, are bona fide tumor suppressors.
03/13/2014
With help from Cornell, a new beverage is making its way into stores beginning this April: It is called Vertical Water, and it's the sweet water sap that makes its way up maple trees from the soil.
03/12/2014
Broken by years of unsustainable growth and Congressional tinkering - and nearly broke, probably by 2016 - America’s program of Social Security Disability Insurance ought to keep partially impaired workers on the job, economists recommend.
03/11/2014
Assistant professor of economics Matt Backus is using experience from his year at eBay Research Labs to inspire a variety of consumer behavior research projects.
03/11/2014
Mason Peck, associate professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, who served as NASA’s chief technologist from January 2012 to December 2013, has received the agency’s Distinguished Public Service Medal.
03/11/2014
Cornell is part of a new, multistate, $3 million U.S. Department of Agriculture grant to better understand how selectively breeding their herds to encourage milk production is reducing their fertility.
03/11/2014
The Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Program will celebrate its 25th anniversary with a symposium at Cornell Plantations March 15. The event is free and open to the public.
03/11/2014
"Brothers in Arms," a new book by Cornell's Andrew Mertha, documents Maoist China’s secretive relationship with the ruthless Pol Pot regime, 1977-1979.