For the first time, scientists have sequenced and analyzed the genomes of bacteria that live in anglerfish bulbs. The bacteria were taken from fish specimens collected in the Gulf of Mexico.
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Cornell University researchers have developed a prototype of a robot that can express “emotions” through changes in its outer surface. The robot’s skin covers a grid of texture units whose shapes change based on the robot’s feelings.
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Sarah Kreps, associate professor of government at Cornell University, argues that part of the reason is the lack of a war tax – a special levy historically paid by the American people during times of war.
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A tiny fern – with each leaf the size of a gnat – may provide global impact for sinking atmospheric carbon dioxide, fixing nitrogen in agriculture and shooing pesky insects from crops. The fern’s full genome has been sequenced by a Cornell...
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Cornell University, in conjunction with INSEAD and the World Intellectual Property Organization, released the 2018 version of the Global Innovation Index -- a report ranking 126 economies on 80 indicators of innovative activities. For the first...
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Cornell University assistant professor of operations, technology and information management, Shawn Mankad, found in new research that shifts in bank networks predicted the financial crisis of 2008-09 -- and similar shifts could predict a future...
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Pale and black swallow-wort are rapidly invading fields and forests across the Northeast, including New York, but a moth from the Ukraine holds promise to keep the weed in check.
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ew research is adding validity to the adage "Birds of a feather flock together." A citizen-science-based report published in The Auk: Ornithological Advances suggests that when crows team up to take on a bigger foe it can be a highly successful...
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Don Banfield, a senior research associate specializing in planetary sciences at Cornell University, monitors dust storms and atmospheric science on the red planet. He says it's important to consider the risks associated with dust storms, like the...
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Robert Gravani, food safety expert and professor emeritus of food science at Cornell University, says that there are several steps that people can take to make summer picnics safe.
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