Having healthy gut flora – the trillions of bacteria housed in our intestines – could lower the risk of infection following knee and hip replacement surgeries, while an unhealthy intestinal flora may increase the risk of infection.
Cornell hosted a two-day workshop in late June addressing criticisms of contemporary macroeconomics, organized by professor Kieran Donaghy with support from the Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future.
Ifeoma Ajunwa, assistant professor in the ILR School, discusses the interplay of law and technology in the multiple stages of an employee’s journey in the latest installment of the “Present Value” podcast series.
In a study designed to measure perceptions of inequality, Cornell researchers found that winners of a simple card game were far more likely than losers to believe the game’s outcome was fair, even when it was heavily tilted in their favor.
Alumnus Ernest Sternglass ’44, M.S. ’51, Ph.D. ’53, spearheaded the creation of a highly light-sensitive camera that NASA later adopted for the unmanned Surveyor probes and the subsequent Apollo 11 and 12 lunar missions.
The Cornell-BNL ERL Test accelerator, or CBETA, reached an important milestone June 24: It measured energy recovery for the first time, confirming a theory first proposed more than 50 years ago at Cornell.
A predictive model combining information about plant physiology, real-time soil conditions and weather forecasts can save 40% of the water consumed by traditional irrigation strategies, according to new Cornell research.