Researchers from Cornell and Advanced Design Consulting, Inc. of Lansing are partnering to develop synthetic ropes for use in hoist systems on U.S. Navy rescue helicopters.
Samuel B. Bacharach, author of The Agenda Mover: When Your Good Idea is Not Enough, says leaders need political and managerial competence to move their agendas, drive their ideas and get results.
On its 25th anniversary, the arXiv repository of scientific papers plans improvements based on user requests.
The Cornell Summer College course Creating Green Cities and Sustainable Futures provides students with tools and ideas to shape the future of the ecological urban landscape.
Social scientists have known for several years that kids enrolled in run-down schools miss more classes and have lower test scores. But they haven’t been able to pin down why. A Cornell environmental psychologist has an answer.
Very few successful people would have succeeded if they hadn't been lucky, too, economist Robert H. Frank says in his book, Success and Luck. He calls on policymakers to create the conditions that put luck on everyone's side.
Researchers analyzed the contents of 500 years of European and American food paintings and found indulgent, rare and exotic foods popular in paintings were not available to the average family.
Scientists at the Baker Institute for Animal Health at Cornell's College of Veterinary Medicine have developed a model system that can be used to test drugs for treating cat eye infections.
Planting cover crops under grapevines provides vineyard managers with a sustainable alternative to herbicide treatments in cool and humid climates while tamping down unnecessary herbicide use costs.
Nurturing creativity in science will be explored on July 25 by leading scientists, including two Nobel Prize winners, at the Creativity Spark: a creativity workshop for scientists.