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Male fish behavior and brain changes are linked to a key chemical called aromatase, Cornell-UCLA study shows

A sexually maturing male midshipman fish can look forward to becoming either of two very different kinds of guy: A talented "singer" whose courtship songs lure females to his love nest, or a "sneaker male" who can't carry a tune.

Delray Beach couple to be honored for $10 million scholarship gift Feb. 13

George and Harriet Cornell of Delray Beach, Fla., will be honored by Cornell on Feb. 13, at the Ritz-Carlton in Manalapan for their gift of $10 million, one of the largest scholarship gifts in the university's history.

Cornell announces study of campus food services

In response to concerns about campus dining services from students and staff, Cornell's Department of Campus Life is conducting a comprehensive study of all food services operated by Dining and Retail Services.

New Cornell center gets $3.5 million grant to help people with disabilities succeed in the workplace

Pat Podufalski, an administrative aide in the president's office at Cornell since 1977, was injured in a car accident as a young woman. Those who observe her at work for the first time marvel at how efficiently she is able to do her job despite the perceived challenges of using a wheelchair.

Money and jobs play major role in predicting who cohabits and who marries, says Cornell sociologist

Changing values may not be the only reason why an increasing trend across the country is for couples to live together without being married. As with many things in life, money also plays a major role, according to a new study.

Albany event to recognize first recipients of New York state's Cornell-developed Family Development Credential

On Feb. 9 some of the first recipients of the Family Development Credential (FDC), developed at Cornell and based on research at Cornell over the past 20 years, will be recognized in a noontime ceremony in Albany.

Cornell researcher and database are credited for saving lives in latest outbreak of deadly Listeria pathogen

The persistence of a Cornell researcher and the prompt use of his unique database are credited for helping limit the death toll in a recent outbreak of 'Listeria monocytogenes,' a virulent food-borne pathogen.

Cornell trustees approve 4.3 percent endowed tuition hike

The Cornell Board of Trustees, at its meeting in New York City on Jan. 30, approved a 1999-00 budget that calls for a 4.3 percent tuition increase for the endowed colleges.

Computers in schools are putting elementary schoolchildren at risk for posture problems, says Cornell study

ITHACA, N.Y. -- Children in elementary schools may be placed at risk by computer workstations that have been designed with little or no regard for musculoskeletal development, according to a Cornell University study. The ergonomic and environmental psychology researchers found that almost 40 percent of the third-to-fifth graders studied used computer workstations that put them at postural risk; the other 60 percent scored in a range indicating "some concern." None of the 95 students studied scored within acceptable levels for their postural comfort, says Shawn Oates who conducted the study for her 1995 master's degree at Cornell. The study was recently published in the Computers in Schools (1998, vol.14, issues 3/4, pages 55-63).

Cornell English course again offers popular public lecture series Lecturers featured from sculpture, theater arts, mathematics, zoology and plant sciences

At the crossroads of arts and sciences at Cornell stands a very popular attraction: a Monday afternoon lecture series on "Mind and Memory," that has fast become an academic rite of spring.

Tuberculosis spreads through crowded city buses, Cornell researcher reports

The crowded metropolitan bus system in Buenos Aires could be responsible for 30 percent of new cases of tuberculosis in the city, a new study shows.

Asian long-horned beetle symposium is Feb. 23 at Virginia Beach, Va.

Savory maple syrup, your dining room table and van loads of tourists eager to enjoy the changing autumnal colors may be history, should scientists lose the war against the hardwood trees' number-one enemy: the Asian long-horned beetle.