A mile-long asteroid that raced past Earth July 25 at about 45,000 miles per hour was imaged by radar telescopes so that astronomers like Cornell's Sean Marshall could discern its precise orbit and physical shape.
Thirty-seven students from Latin America have been working with research faculty on campus as part of CienciAmerica, an eight-week summer program at Cornell.
Daniel Lichter finds racial segregation in the U.S. takes new forms as segregation from neighborhood to neighborhood decreases but suburban communities are becoming increasingly racially homogenous.
A program that develops science educational materials that use live Tetrahymena, a single-celled protozoan, to address key biology concepts is expanding, thanks to a five-year, $1.25 million grant.
Center for Advanced Technology awards support Cornell life science faculty and research associates to develop biotechnologies with commercial potential.
Physicists have demonstrated the application of kirigami on 10-micron sheets of graphene, which they can cut, fold and twist. The research could pave the way for some of the smallest machines the world has ever known.
Cornell physicists in the lab of Mukund Vengalattore have developed a novel method of manipulating mechanical resonators to be sensitive enough to work at the quantum scale.
Holding children back a year from entering kindergarten has no impact on their ultimate performance in graduate school, and could lead to a loss in income, researchers Kevin Kniffin and Drew Hanks find.
Two upcoming EnoCert courses for winery employees will be offered Aug. 4 (EnoCert 203 Winery Sanitation and Safety) and Aug. 5 (EnoCert 202 Tasting Room Sales Strategies).
A new Weill Cornell Medical College study finds treating terminal late-stage cancer patients with chemotherapy does not improve quality of life and are of no benefit to overall survival.