Anthony Ryan, professor at the University of Sheffield, U.K., has been named the 2016 Mary Upson Visiting Lecturer in Materials Science and Engineering and will deliver several campus lectures.
As students and faculty get deeper into fall semester, Cornell remains in a drought with second-stage water restrictions, and conserving water has become more important than ever.
As Cornell's 2016-17 Menschel Distinguished Teaching Fellow, Jed Sparks, who directs the Cornell Isotope Laboratory, will develop a handbook for field teaching this year.
Boyce Thompson Institute and Virginia Tech researchers have discovered how to detect the microbe that causes bacterial speck disease.
Physics professor Robert Thorne's unique crystallization plate, which was developed and tested at the Cornell High Energy Synchrotron Source, was part of April's historic SpaceX launch.
Researchers have proposed a way to enhance the conductivity of two-dimensional covalent organic frameworks to power density levels comparable to other porous carbon-based electrodes.
Babies expect people to like the same foods, unless those people belong to different social or cultural groups, according to Katherine Kinzler, associate professor of psychology and human development.
Because forest elephants are one of the world's slowest reproducing mammals, it will take almost a century for them to recover from the intense poaching they have suffered since 2002, a study finds.
Warm springs in the Great Lakes and Northeast regions – which create havoc for agriculture – may start earlier by mid-century if greenhouse gas emissions are not reduced, says a new study in Climate Dynamics.
Cornell's free, Massive Open Online Course, The Science and Politics of the GMO, launches Sept. 13 on edX.