Allison M. Macfarlane, a geologist and former chair of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, will lecture on nuclear energy post-Fukushima on campus April 25 at 3:30 p.m. in 700 Clark Hall.
Researchers at Cornell and Bar-Ilan Universities have uncovered a new mechanism for mutation in primates that is rare but rapid, site-specific and aggressive.
Suzanne Mahlburg Kay, professor of geological sciences, now shares a prestigious honor with Charles Darwin - a formal induction into the National Academy of Sciences of Argentina.
From studying smog along Beijing's streets to improving how interstate highways clear exhaust to electrifying New York City parking spaces, engineer Max Zhang adds verdancy to vibrant communities.
Chris Fromme '99, an associate professor in the Weill Institute for Cell and Molecular Biology and the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, has received a Guggenheim fellowship.
Theda Skocpol, Cornell's A.D. White Professor-at-Large, talk on The Koch Effect: The Impact of a Cadre-Let Network on American Politics and Public Policy April 12 on campus.
Some populations of frogs are rapidly adapting to a fungal pathogen that has decimated many populations for close to half a century and causes the disease chytridiomycosis, according to a new study.
Following moral rules such as don't kill innocent people sends a powerful social signal that you are trustworthy, new Cornell research suggests.
Cornell and New York state scientists estimate that some gardeners who toil in urban gardens and children at play in them could be exposed to lead levels that exceed FDA thresholds, as reported in Environmental Geochemistry and Health.
The Institute for the Social Sciences recently concluded theme project tackled tried to learn how sociologists, psychologists, economists and others struggle to understand one another.