People who believe they know a little something about a topic – confident though they may be – commonly and easily claim knowledge that is impossible for them to have.
Younger citizens are taking more liberal social positions, according to polls conducted by students in the course Taking America’s Pulse, where students design, conduct and analyze a real public opinion poll.
Research by professor of government Gustavo Flores-Macías on Colombian security taxes reveals how the government was able to tax the economic elite to benefit state security.
As strategists gear up for the 2016 campaign, communication researchers are recruiting political news junkies in a nationwide test of an interactive tool that draws attention to framing in political issues.
William Dichtel and Jiwoong Park have received Department of Defense grants that support multidisciplinary, basic research.
Project Puffin founder Steve Kress, Ph.D. '72, writes a scientific memoir of how he and a dedicated band of seabird-fostering conservationists brought Fratercula arctica back to Maine’s barren, offshore islands.
African-American adults – particularly women – on average have a significantly larger share of their social circle behind bars than whites, according to research co-authored by a Cornell professor.
Cornell engineers have created a synthetic immune organ that produces antibodies and can be controlled in the lab, completely separate from a living organism.
A diverse group of researchers received a five-year, $10 million United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Specialty Crop Research Initiative grant to find a solution to citrus greening disease.
At Mann Library's Harvesting Heritage event June 5, researchers and home gardeners learned about efforts to preserve ancient traits in the tomato and Cornell's collection of historical seed.