Scientists are urging swift action to combat canine distemper virus, which is killing such endangered species as Amur tigers and lions in Africa. The virus is closely related to the virus that causes measles in humans.
Using sophisticated computer algorithms to check creditworthiness in seconds, a new service developed by former Cornell students lets people without a credit history buy what they need.
With support from Cornell's Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future, faculty members are researching harmful molds in food that damage the health of African mothers and babies.
Philip Liu and Michael Todd have been elected to the National Academy of Engineering. Liu and Todd join 33 current or former Cornell faculty who are NAE members.
There's still disagreement on "global warming," Cornell and USC researchers discover, but a frosty winter is building support for the concept of "climate change."
An art installation created in tandem with Cornell materials scientists for the recent CCA Biennial on campus will soon be on permanent display online and featured in an upcoming PBS documentary.
Cornell researchers have added another dimension to virtual street viewing, literally. Using millions of images collected from the web, they have developed a model that would allow users to scan the same location over a prolonged period of time.
The consequences of climate change look bleak for the Southwest and much of America's breadbasket, the Great Plains. A "megadrought" will likely occur late in this century journal Science Advances.
An internationally noted expert on the politics of ethnic, racial and religious pluralism, Cornell Professor of Government Emeritus Milton J. Esman died Feb. 7 at his home after a short illness. He was 96.
A Cornell study warns that the existing system of space-based rainfall observation satellites requires a serious overhaul or many countries, particularly in the developing world, could face major flooding.