Weill Cornell Medical College researchers have found that if PTEN, a known tumor-suppressor gene, has mutated or is absent, the DNA replication process derails and can lead to cancer development.
Vanquishing the agony of defeat, Cornell food scientists now have better grasp on the sweet, thrilling taste of victory. And in the face of loss, the researchers found prompts for emotional eating.
Christopher L. Henley, professor of physics in the College of Arts and Sciences, died June 29 after an illness. He was 59 years old.
Cornell social scientists have shown how to reduce wide variability for monetary judgments when juries are awarding plaintiff's for pain and suffering. It all comes down to getting the gist.
Undergraduates from across the country are spending several weeks at Cornell this summer researching topics in accelerator physics or X-ray science thanks to two programs funded by the National Science Foundation.
Juan Hinestroza and his students live in a cotton-soft nano world, where they create clothing that kills bacteria, conducts electricity, wards off malaria, captures harmful gas and weaves transistors into shirts and dresses.
Steve Marschner was selected as the 2015 recipient of the Computer Graphics Achievement Award for modeling natural materials such as hair, skin and fabric.
A noninvasive scan that determines the extent of plaque buildup in the heart predicts the likelihood of heart attack or death over a 15-year period, according to a Weill Cornell Medical College research team.
Weill Cornell Medical College investigators have discovered the precise molecular steps that enable immune cells implicated in certain forms of asthma and allergy to develop and survive in the body.
Cornell polymer engineers have made a mold for nanostructures that can shape liquid silicon out of an organic polymer material, paving the way for perfect, single crystal nanostructures.