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Poor air quality may negatively affect visitation to U.S. national parks, according to a study by Cornell and Iowa State University researchers.
What happens when humans and machines interact? Can humans automate impulse reactions in robots?
Cornell University food scientists have discovered that when mice are fed a high-fat diet and become obese, they lose nearly 25 percent of their tongue’s taste buds. As a result, the mice – through an obesity-triggered metabolic malfunction – may be encouraged to eat more food.
An enzyme found in brain cells can break apart the precursors to plaques that accumulate in the organ and cause toxicity in Alzheimer’s disease, according to a new study led by Weill Cornell Medicine scientists.
Cornell researchers have built the “muscle” for an electricity-conducting, environment-sensing, shape-changing machine the size of a human cell.
Cornell University President Martha Pollack said she’s concerned about the Republican proposal that would tax some college endowments and require graduate students to pay taxes on stipends in this interview on Bloomberg TV.
A signaling pathway in cells that regulates fat production could become a new target for cancer drugs, according to a finding by Weill Cornell Medicine researchers.
A Cornell-led team of scientists analyzing environmental factors to understand bumblebee population declines found a shocker: fungicides, commonly thought to have no impact, are a factor.
Kent Fuchs, president of the University of Florida, and Glenn C. Altschuler, a professor of American studies at Cornell, suggest ways universities can respond to campus visits by hate groups in a commentary on the Opinion page of The Wall Street Journal.
Researchers at Cornell University have developed a new biofuel technology that may revolutionize the search for the perfect algal strain: algal droplet bioreactors on a chip.