An endowment bequeathed by Kenneth A.R. Kennedy, professor of physical anthropology at Cornell for 41 years, will fund a lecture series and visiting professorship in human evolutionary biology.
Cornell biological engineers have deciphered the cellular strategy to make the biofuel ethanol, using an anaerobic microbe feeding on carbon monoxide – a common industrial waste gas.
Four eminent researchers shared thoughts and experiences at the Creativity Spark workshop for scientists, hosted July 25 on campus.
A new study shows for the first time that some frogs hide eggs on land to reduce competition from other males who also want to fertilize those eggs.
Over winter break, a group with the Cornell Tree Climbing Institute (CTCI) made a video of its travels to Madagascar to explore tree canopies in two regions.
A top engineer from the city of Los Angeles visited Cornell July 20-22 as researchers tested a new earthquake-resilient pipeline designed to better protect southern California's water utility.
An enzyme that stimulates the breakdown of fats in immune cells helps trigger inflammation, or an immune response to pathogens, a new study by Weill Cornell Medicine researchers suggests.
Samuel B. Bacharach, author of The Agenda Mover: When Your Good Idea is Not Enough, says leaders need political and managerial competence to move their agendas, drive their ideas and get results.
On its 25th anniversary, the arXiv repository of scientific papers plans improvements based on user requests.
The Cornell Summer College course Creating Green Cities and Sustainable Futures provides students with tools and ideas to shape the future of the ecological urban landscape.