Cornell University

Cornell University

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Location: Ithaca
Ithaca, NY 14850
Veterinary - Aug 16, 2017
In April, Cornell's Janet L. Swanson Wildlife Health Center (WHC) admitted a young male bobcat after he was hit by a car in Lansing, New York. After receiving a call from a witness to the accident, WHC wildlife veterinarians worked with officers from the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and a nuisance wildlife control operator to capture and transport the bobcat to WHC.
Physics - Aug 15, 2017

Pictured is a transmission electron microscope image of a mesoporous silica nanoparticle, showing the tiling with triangles and squares, and the Fourier analysis (inset) showing 12-fold symmetry.

Life Sciences - Aug 14, 2017

Ten new Mong Family Foundation Fellows in Neurotech will work under the mentorship of faculty across Cornell to advance technologies that promise to provide insight into how brains work, as well as strategies to fix them when they don't.

Chemistry - Aug 10, 2017

Give your medicine a jolt. By using a technique that combines electricity and chemistry, future pharmaceuticals - including many of the top prescribed medications in the United States - soon may be easily scaled up to be manufactured in a more sustainable way.

Health - Aug 9, 2017

Over the course of a year, the average person's heart will beat nearly 40 million times. Stretched over a lifetime, that number often exceeds 2 billion. That's a lot of wear and tear on the valves, which regulate the one-way flow of blood through the body.

Health - Aug 8, 2017

The apparent declining moose population in New York 's Adirondack Mountains may be caused partly by tiny parasite-transmitting snails eaten by moose as they forage vegetation, according to new research presented by two Cornell undergraduate students at the annual Ecological Society of America meeting, in Portland, Oregon, Aug.

Agronomy - Aug 4, 2017

Cornell's Division of Nutrition is hosting the 4th annual WHO/Cochrane/Cornell University Summer Institute for Systematic Reviews in Nutrition for Global Policy Making July 24 to Aug. 4. This year's participants include 29 experts from around the world, and 10 faculty members from the World Health Organization (WHO), Cornell University and Cochrane, a global independent network of researchers, professionals, patients, caregivers, and people interested in health.

Life Sciences - Aug 15, 2017

Centuries ago, ancient networks of the Silk Road facilitated political and economic openness between nations of Eurasia. This network also opened pathways for genetic exchange that shaped one of the world's most popular fruits: the apple.

Economics - Aug 11, 2017

Hotel School student Liad Hare '18 of team Petal discusses his project during Rev: Ithaca Startup Work's Hardware Accelerator Demo Day, Aug. 10. What do cat carriers, multifaceted keyboards and genetically engineered bacteria have in common? They are all products brought to life during this year's summer hardware program at Rev: Ithaca Startup Works.

Computer Science - Aug 9, 2017

Each day billions of photographs are uploaded to photo-sharing services and social media platforms, and Cornell computer science researchers are figuring out ways to analyze this visual treasure trove through deep-learning methods.

Environment - Aug 8, 2017

An innovation providing key clues to how humans might manage forests and cities to cool the planet is taking flight. Cornell researchers are using drone technology to more accurately measure surface reflectivity on the landscape, a technological advance that could offer a new way to manage climate change.

Environment - Aug 8, 2017

Oneida Lake, a kissing cousin to New York's Finger Lakes, may soon get an environmental makeover due to another in a series of invasive species bringing havoc to the body's ecosystem and disturbing its recreational waters.

Life Sciences - Aug 3, 2017

Using a combination of DNA sequencing and computer science, a team of researchers has developed a new method for monitoring the health of organ transplant patients - one that promises to provide life-saving clues to diagnose organ rejection at an early stage.

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