Endangered leatherback sea turtles are known for their open-ocean migratory nature and nomadic foraging habits – traveling thousands of miles. But along the Mozambique coast, sometimes they stay in place.
A team from the Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research is evaluating a curriculum for boys aged 12-14 that aims to keep them from committing sexual violence. The program will encourage boys to behave in prosocial ways.
Professor emeritus of civil and environmental engineering Daniel P. Loucks has been awarded the Prince Sultan Bin Abdulaziz Interntional Prize for Water, for his study of water resource management.
A synthetic mesh commonly used to treat urinary incontinence and weakening of female pelvis walls can lead to complications, new Weill Cornell Medicine research suggests.
Emeritus professor Franklin Kingston Moore, who was awarded a NASA Exceptional Scientific Achievement Medal, died on Nov. 21 in Ithaca. A member of the National Academy of Engineering, Moore was 94.
“Entanglements: Conversations on the Human Traces of Science, Technology, and Sound” features interviews with Trevor Pinch, the Goldwin Smith Professor of Science Technology Studies and professor of sociology.
Daniel G. Sisler, Ph.D. ’62, the Liberty Hyde Bailey Professor Emeritus of Agricultural Economics and a Cornell trustee emeritus, died Nov. 23 in Ithaca. He was 87.
Matthew Desmond, the John L. Loeb Associate Professor of the Social Sciences at Harvard University, spoke about factors contributing to widespread eviction in a Nov. 16 campus talk.
Vivian Zayas, associate professor of psychology, and her colleagues found that people continue to be influenced by another person's appearance in a photograph even after interacting with them face-to-face.
At Cornell's version of TEDx Talks – CURBx – seven undergraduate students explained their humanities and STEM research in five-minute presentations Nov. 21 in McGraw Hall.