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Brain Changes Make Some Older Adults More Vulnerable to Scams

For the first time, researchers have found a biological basis for financial exploitation in the elderly. The team is led by a Cornell University scientist with collaborators at York University in Toronto.
29-Mar-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Cornell Evolutionary Biologist Explains How to 'Walk the Tree of Life'

Harry Greene, professor of ecology and evolutionary biology at Cornell University, and Cissy Ballen of the University of Minnesota have just published a paper in PLOS Biology, “Walking and Talking the Tree of Life: Why and How to Teach About...
22-Mar-2017 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Cornell Conference Tackles Sustainable Energy, Food and Urbanization

As the world grapples with the effects of climate change, increased energy needs and the danger of slower economic growth, academic research must play a key role in finding new solutions for a sustainable future based on collaborations and...
16-Mar-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Experiment Aboard Space Station Studies 'Space Weather'

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To study conditions in the ionosphere, Cornell University research engineer Steven Powell, and others in the College of Engineering, have developed the FOTON (Fast Orbital TEC for Orbit and Navigation) GPS receiver. This year, the FOTON hitched a...
13-Mar-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Two Radio Signals, One Chip, Open a New World for Wireless Communication

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Cornell University engineers have devised a method for transmitting and receiving radio signals on a single chip, which could ultimately help change the way wireless communication is done.
13-Mar-2017 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Anti-Pot Legalization Arguments Go Up in Smoke

As more states consider legalizing recreational marijuana, a range of arguments for and against legalization is swirling around the national conversation. Which of these arguments resonate most strongly with Americans? It's the arguments that...
8-Mar-2017 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Jeevak Parpia Wins Low-Temperature Physics Prize

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Jeevak Parpia, professor of physics and a Cornell graduate, has been selected as one of three winners of the 2017 Fritz London Memorial Prize, administered by Duke University.
3-Mar-2017 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Group Blazes Path to Efficient, Eco-Friendly Deep-Ultraviolet LED

A Cornell-led group has demonstrated the ability to produce deep-ultraviolet emission using an LED light source, potentially solving several problems related to quantum efficiency of current devices.
3-Mar-2017 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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