Without discussions, Latinos are less likely than whites to sign a DNR, a form of advance-care planning that helps ensure better quality of life for patients who are dying.
Stretching beyond the apple a day adage, Cornell students explored an Ithaca nature setting and Belizean villages to see how common plant life helps alleviate ailments.
Cornell fiber scientist Jintu Fan received The Textile Institute Warner Memorial Medal for outstanding published research in textile science and technology April 28 in Poland.
Dexter Kozen, M.S. ’76, Ph.D. ’77, the Joseph Newton Pew Jr. Professor in Engineering in the Department of Computer Science, will receive the W. Wallace McDowell Award for contributions to computing.
The new John Wilkinson Family Wine Library in the basement of Stocking Hall holds more than 3,400 bottles of wine inventoried and made searchable by faculty in the Viticulture and Enology Program.
Cornell computer scientists have developed software to detect fake postings to social media sites designed to artificially inflate the popularity of a page.
Cardiologist Dr. Erica Jones started an internship at Weill Cornell Medicine in 1992 and never left. She directs the institution's Heart Health program.
Teens living in disadvantaged neighborhoods face a higher risk of obesity and reduced cognitive ability, compared to kids in neighborhoods with advantages like playgrounds and libraries, says sociologist Steven Alvarado.
The geologic shape of the shorelines on Mars show that two meteorites triggered a pair of mega-tsunamis, scarring its landscape, which offers evidence of oceans conducive to life.
The ExxonMobil Foundation has given Cornell $447,046 through its Educational Matching Gifts Program.