Native American sites abound in the Ithaca area but are hard to reach due to subsequent development and poor documentation, according to Kurt Jordan of the American Indian Program in a talk Sept. 19.
George Paul Hess, professor emeritus of biochemistry and a pioneer in the study of a class of proteins called ion channels that allow specific small molecules to enter cells, died Sept. 9.
Robin Davisson, the Andrew Dickson White Professor of Molecular Physiology at Cornell, will become president and CEO of the Melanoma Research Alliance effective Oct. 1.
Cornell researchers set out to understand environmental and cellular triggers that lead to sudden, devastating algal growth and to interrupt cellular communication that causes algae to flourish.
Not long after Cornell University opened its doors, professors organized expeditions. For 150 years, the faculty and students have traveled around our globe and others.
The National Science Foundation has selected the Cornell NanoScale Science and Technology Facility to be part of a newly established infrastructure. The facility will receive $8 million over five years.
A blogger’s weight affects her or his credibility with readers seeking food advice, according to a Cornell study.
Horticulture professor Phillip Griffiths is working to fight black rot in the sukuma wiki, a staple crop in sub-Saharan Africa, by cross-breeding with similar plants that resist rot.
George C. Poppensiek, dean and professor emeritus in the College of Veterinary Medicine, died Sept. 8 in Ithaca. Poppensiek served as dean from 1959 to 1974.
By measuring with exquisite precision the tiny wobbles of Saturn's moon Enceladus, Cornell researchers have learned that a global ocean lies beneath the moon's thick icy crust.