Presenting the case that a lifetime of poor health - from coronary artery disease and stroke to obesity and diabetes - can start with poor conditions in the womb, says Cornell researcher and author Peter W. Nathanielsz, M.D., Ph.D.
Cornell is announcing the first winter program of the Pre-Orientation Service Trips (POST), a project of the Cornell Public Service Center. POST is an opportunity for students to participate in hands-on community service, learn about the Ithaca community and make a group of new friends.
In a decision dated Jan. 7, 1999, the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court of the State of New York, in Albany, unanimously upheld the dismissal, in its entirety, of a lawsuit brought by Professor James Maas against Cornell.
Some 240 million miles from Earth, a spacecraft hurtled through the black void of space, off its intended course. But thanks to the creation of a last-minute fix by Cornell mission engineers during a tense 24 hours the $150 million mission now has hundreds of new images of a distant asteroid.
The explosion in court-ordered mediation has created a large and increasing demand for trained mediators, or "neutrals." Judges in most states now have the power to insist that litigants hammer out their differences at the bargaining table, rather than the courtroom.
Cornell Professor Emeritus Paul Wallace Gates died Tuesday, Jan. 5, in the Clairmont House, Oakland, Calif., at age 97. He was an authority on the American West and U.S. public land policies and an ardent conservationist.
Even with a frosty flourish to ring out the year, 1998 was the warmest year in recorded history in the northeastern United States, according to the climatologists at the Northeast Regional Climate Center at Cornell.
Children in crowded homes do worse in school and have more frequent conflict with their parents than do those from less crowded surroundings, according to a new Cornell study. The study, carried out in Poona, a city of 737,000 in western India.