Robert J. Sternberg a professor of human development discusses his new book, What Universities Can Be: A New Model for Preparing Students for Active Concerned Citizenship and Ethical Leadership.
A new study in Science reveals that biodiversity in forests promotes productivity. When the number of tree species increases, so does the amount of timber that can be harvested, so the gains from conservation far exceed the costs.
Communication professor Drew Margolin studies human dynamics through social media and has been tracking how people react to presidential candidates on Twitter.
The Cornell Small Farms Program Farm Ops initiative helped Kreher's Poultry Farm in Clarence, New York, receive approval as the state's first on-the-job training program for military veterans to become farmers.
While jumping spiders are known to have great vision, a new Cornell study proves for the first time that spiders can hear at a distance.
A Brooklyn school gymnasium was transformed into a landing pad for drones on Oct. 5 as part of a Cornell-sponsored science discovery program.
The quality of an idea is can be influenced by the way its discovery is described, according to new research by a postdoctoral researcher in the Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research.
Among U.S. teens who are frequent smokers, nearly half of girls and one-third of boys smoke to control their weight, according to a new study. Even more common is smoking to lose weight among teens who feel much too fat.
Cornell Cooperative Extension Agriculture and Community Development program work team recently hosted a two-day workshop for CCE educators and other agriculture support entities who work with mid- to large-scale producers across New York state.
A new online game is inviting members of the public to look under a virtual microscope and contribute directly to Alzheimer's disease research at Cornell.