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Earthquake Risk Rises For One-Third Of U.S.

July 18, 2014

Earthquake Risk Rises For One-Third Of U.S.

CBS: A new federal earthquake map dials up the shaking hazard just a bit for about one-third of the... read more

Global warming culprit-nations likely to change by 2030

July 16, 2014

Global warming culprit-nations likely to change by 2030

Cornell Chronicle: While developed countries and regions have long been culprits for Earth’s rising... read more

Google's latest project: mapping small gas leaks in US cities

July 16, 2014

Google's latest project: mapping small gas leaks in US cities

CSM: In a joint project, Google Street View cars sniffed out minor gas leaks in Boston, Staten... read more

Drone Lighting: UAVs May Be a Photographer's Best Friend

July 14, 2014

Drone Lighting: UAVs May Be a Photographer's Best Friend

Engineering.com: Lighting is crucial to the art of photography. But lights are cumbersome and... read more

CSHL Receives $50 Million to Establish Simons Center for Quantitative Biology

July 7, 2014

CSHL Receives $50 Million to Establish Simons Center for Quantitative Biology

CNBC: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) today announced a $50 million gift from Jim and Marilyn... read more

A selfie for your health

July 3, 2014

A selfie for your health

ABC 2 News: Researchers at Cornell have developed a device that can add testing cholesterol and... read more

Study Shows How Drilling Wastewater Causes Quakes

July 3, 2014

Study Shows How Drilling Wastewater Causes Quakes

NYT: A new study explains how just four wells forcing massive amounts of drilling wastewater into... read more

Organ–organ interactions could compound nanoparticle damage

July 3, 2014

Organ–organ interactions could compound nanoparticle damage

Chemistry World: A microfluidic device that recreates interactions between the gastrointestinal... read more

New concerns arise over fracking's safety

July 2, 2014

New concerns arise over fracking's safety

CBS News: It seems a large percentage of oil and gas wells tapping the Marcellus Shale region of... read more

Why computers won't be replacing you just yet

July 1, 2014

Why computers won't be replacing you just yet

The New York Times: Three computer scientists, Chenhao Tan, Lillian Lee and Bo Pang, have built an... read more

NSF-supported Stampede supercomputer powers innovations in materials science

June 26, 2014

NSF-supported Stampede supercomputer powers innovations in materials science

NSF: Cornell University researchers are using the Stampede supercomputer at the Texas Advanced... read more

Microfluidic device selects cancer cells based on chemotactic phenotype

June 24, 2014

Microfluidic device selects cancer cells based on chemotactic phenotype

Labmedica: A new approach has been invented for screening for aggressive cancer cells, using a... read more

Inside Job: A New Chip Tells Farmers When to Water

June 23, 2014

Inside Job: A New Chip Tells Farmers When to Water

Modern Farmer: Lakso and Abraham Stroock, associate professor of chemical and biomolecular... read more

Study of magma by Abers and team under Mount St. Helens underway

June 23, 2014

Study of magma by Abers and team under Mount St. Helens underway

IMUSH researchers hope findings improve forecasting of volcanoes. read more

Microsoft backs Cornell effort for 'theory of everything'

June 22, 2014

Microsoft backs Cornell effort for 'theory of everything'

Ithaca Journal: An assistant professor of computer science at Cornell University is hunting for a... read more

PoW! Academics KO Bitcoin mining mammoths

June 20, 2014

PoW! Academics KO Bitcoin mining mammoths

The Register: Cornell University academics Ittay Eyal and Emin Gün Sirer say their "Two Phase Proof... read more

Should you go to grad school?

June 17, 2014

Should you go to grad school?

Buzzfeed: The following piece is by Duncan Watts Ph.D. '97 TAM and is excerpted from Should I Go to... read more

50 college diplomas with the highest pay

May 30, 2014

50 college diplomas with the highest pay

Forbes: To put together the salary list, NerdScholar started with the top 100 national universities... read more

A new dimension in printing could reshape how we live

May 29, 2014

A new dimension in printing could reshape how we live

Wisconsin Public Radio: Engineering expert shares ins and outs of 3D printing. read more

Forbes: Shale Oil And Gas: Potential For Earthquakes Could Cause Sector To Lose Footing

May 6, 2014

Forbes: Shale Oil And Gas: Potential For Earthquakes Could Cause Sector To Lose Footing

Shale oil and shale gas development is helping give new life to parts of the country. But it could... read more

The Internet of Things could encroach on personal privacy

May 5, 2014

The Internet of Things could encroach on personal privacy

Computerworld: A recent White House report on big data wonders aloud about the capability of... read more

Scientists Warn of Quake Risk From Fracking Operations

May 2, 2014

Scientists Warn of Quake Risk From Fracking Operations

National Geographic: Underground disposal of wastewater from fracking may pose a much greater risk... read more

Geothermal and Cell Phones: The Cool Connection

April 30, 2014

Geothermal and Cell Phones: The Cool Connection

GRC Bulletin: A Cornell demonstration project uses geothermal heat pumps to cool cell phone towers. read more


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