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Cornell to Collaborate with Vingroup to Establish VinUniversity in Hanoi, Vietnam

ITHACA, N.Y. – Cornell University announced plans March 13 to collaborate with Vingroup, Vietnam’s largest property developer, in establishing a world-class teaching and research institution, VinUniversity. The campus for this private, nonprofit...
16-Mar-2018 3:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Cornell Center for Health Equity Established

ITHACA, N.Y. – Researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine and Cornell’s Ithaca campus have established a new center to better understand why health outcomes vary among demographic groups. Through partnerships with communities in New York City and...
16-Mar-2018 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Correcting Rare Crop Mutations Key to Improved Harvests

New research reveals that even the highest performing maize crops contain rare harmful mutations that limit crop productivity.
16-Mar-2018 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

A Starfish Cold Case Reopens, Climate Change Remains Suspect

As ocean temperatures rise and oceanic diseases proliferate, species like sea stars struggle to survive, and scientists are looking for underlying causes. To bring clarity to the sea star disease problem, the scientists propose a new, broad...
13-Mar-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

It’s Mostly Luck, Not Pluck, That Determines Lifetime Reproductive Success

Can one seedling, or one female bird, be so superior to the rest that it will inevitably become the “lucky” one to grow to the sky, or help perpetuate the species? The short answer: No.
12-Mar-2018 2:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Water Troughs Are Key to E. Coli Contamination in Cattle

A major study led by Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine researchers reveals for the first time that water troughs on farms are a conduit for the spread of toxic E. coli in cattle, which can then spread the pathogen to people through...
12-Mar-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

$60 Million Partnership Puts Cornell-NASA Eye in the Sky to Measure Desert Dust

Because deserts are located in remote regions with inhospitable conditions, they are notoriously difficult to study, especially when assessing their effect on climate change. A new $60 million collaboration between NASA and Cornell University, with...
6-Mar-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Enrichment Program Boosts STEM for Black Students but Leaves Latinos Behind

In a new study that capitalizes on data from the National Center for Educational Statistics and methods that address causality, Cornell sociologists looked at an earlier portion of the pipeline – in high school, when students’ commitment to STEM...
2-Mar-2018 11:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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