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One-Third of Ph.D.s Lose Interest in Academic Careers, but Not for Lack of Jobs

There are growing concerns that the challenges of landing a faculty job are discouraging young science and engineering Ph.D.s from pursuing careers in academia. The assumption is the majority aspire to a faculty career but drop out of the academic...
19-Sep-2017 3:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Plants Combine Color and Fragrance to Procure Pollinators


ho knew that it’s possible to predict the fragrance of a flower by looking at its color? This is true for many of the 41 insect-pollinated plant species growing in a Phrygana scrubland habitat on the Greek island of Lesbos. An international...
19-Sep-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Devastating Tree Fungus Found in Brooklyn and Four Long Island Towns


Cornell University scientists in partnership with state agencies identified oak wilt, a devastating pathogenic fungus that kills oak trees, in six new locations throughout New York state: four towns on Long Island, Brooklyn and Canandaigua.
19-Sep-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Cornell-Led Project to Improve Grapes Gets Big Boost

Breeding the next great grape is getting a boost thanks to new funding for a Cornell-led project that uses genomic technology to create varieties that are more flavorful and sustainable.
7-Sep-2017 4:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Geologists Seek Answers with Largest Deployment of Seismometers Along Alaskan Peninsula

Using a fleet of airplanes, ships and intrepid scientists, Cornell is leading the largest single deployment of seismometers along the Alaskan Peninsula – a $4.5 million endeavor that geologists from across the country hope will solve long-standing...
7-Sep-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Deforestation Long Overlooked as Contributor to Climate Change

When it comes to tackling climate change, the focus often falls on reducing the use of fossil fuels and developing sustainable energy sources. But a new Cornell University study shows that deforestation and subsequent use of lands for agriculture or...
5-Sep-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study: Drug May Curb Female Infertility From Cancer Treatments


An existing drug may one day protect premenopausal women from life-altering infertility that commonly follows cancer treatments, according to a new study.
1-Sep-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Microsoft Joins Top Universities, Finance and Technology Leaders to Advance Blockchain-Based Solutions and Infrastructure

Microsoft & IC3 are joining the Initiative for Cryptocurrencies and Contracts (IC3), which includes faculty members at Cornell University, Cornell Tech, UC Berkeley, University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign, and the Technion, along with leading...
31-Aug-2017 4:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Business Leaders Won’t Wait for White House to Tackle Climate Change

19-Sep-2017 1:40 PM EDT

Cornell Digital Ag Program Integrates with John Deere Operations Center

When farmers log into Ag-Analytics.Org, they can easily and securely integrate their data with the John Deere Operations Center with a few clicks. This allows farmers to securely use their high-resolution agriculture data in real time to extract...
19-Sep-2017 12:05 PM EDT

Jose on the Way, East Coast Residents Need to Prepare Today

18-Sep-2017 3:05 PM EDT

Jose’s tropical force winds to hit NE, Long Island, Cape Cod

18-Sep-2017 1:05 PM EDT

Mass Expulsion of Refugees From Myanmar Cause Concern Around the World

18-Sep-2017 12:05 PM EDT

Hot Days, Cold Nights Mean Fantastic Fall Foliage Forecast in New York

18-Sep-2017 12:05 PM EDT

West Nile Virus and Infectious Diseases a Concern in Flooded Areas

15-Sep-2017 5:05 PM EDT

Pipeline Denial Important Step Away From Shale Gas

14-Sep-2017 2:55 PM EDT

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