In the latest Empire State Poll, asking about trust of local police, about 23 percent of black New York state residents reported a low level of trust, compared to only 12 percent of Caucasians.
To sort out the biological intricacies of Earth-like planets, Cornell astronomers have developed computer models that examine how ultraviolet radiation from their own nearby suns affects these worlds.
Researchers in a joint study with Cornell, the University of British Columbia and the University of Toronto believe genes really can regulate response to emotional information.
It takes “highly diagnostic” information – the kind that is especially revealing of a person’s true nature or character – to change a first impression, Cornell psychologists discover.
Using a novel combination of mathematical methods, Cornell linguists suggest that comprehension in Asian languages works in much the same way as it does in European languages.
John L. Lumley, the Willis H. Carrier Professor Emeritus of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, died May 30 of brain cancer in Ithaca. He was 84.
For those wishing to lose weight and keep it off, here’s a simple strategy that works: step on a scale each day and track the results.
Peanut and Motzie, two Savannah cats, have participated in a study at the College of Veterinary Medicine's Feline Health Center June 5. Motzie is the second tallest cat in the world, according to the Guinness Book of World Records.
Hakim Weatherspoon, associate professor in the Department of Computer Science, is leading a workshop aimed at minority college students to encourage advanced study in STEM fields.
People who believe they know a little something about a topic – confident though they may be – commonly and easily claim knowledge that is impossible for them to have.