The average Internet surfer probably didn't notice, but an important shot in the battle over the future of the Internet was fired on Wednesday, Oct. 23, when the Cells In Frames Alliance, chaired by Scott Brim of Cornell University, announced the completion of version 1.0 of the Cells in Frames protocol specification.
The 12 Northeastern states are on a record-setting pace, to make 1996 one of the wettest - if not one of the most memorable - weather years in the last 102 years of weather data, according to a climatologist with the Northeast Regional Climate Center.
David D. Clark, Cornell University professor of nuclear science and engineering and former director of the Ward Laboratory of Nuclear Engineering, was elected a Fellow of the American Nuclear Society, the group's highest honor. He was honored for the achievement at the society's Nov. 12.
"We are all born with an enormous capacity for goodness and we all learn racism and other forms of oppression," says Kathy Castania, a multicultural expert at Cornell University. "We cannot be blamed for learning the racism we were taught, yet we have a responsibility to try to identify and interrupt the cycle of oppression."
To help stave off global hunger, Cornell plant breeders - on a treasure hunt armed with genome maps - have discovered genes in wild rice species that may help boost production of some of the world's major agricultural crops.
The 1946 Medical Trial at Nuremberg, in which Nazi doctors were convicted for acts of torture, barbarism and murder, held many lessons for the practice of medicine in the United States, a Cornell scholar says.
Children are not "needy" persons, "lesser" adults or "property." They are full citizens with the same basic entitlements as adults, including the right to live free of violence and neglect, with inherent dignity and worth, and to receive respect and protection.
ITHACA, N.Y. -- Diane Frank, D.V.M., co-founder of Clinique Veterinaire Rosemere in Rosemere, Quebec, has been appointed the Friskies PetCare Resident in Animal Behavior at the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine. The 1983 D.V.M. graduate of the University of Montreal will conduct her practice and research through the Animal Behavior Clinic at Cornell.
Four Cornell students say a unique program that links 14 area school districts with four local colleges and universities helped put them a step ahead of other students when they started their freshman year this fall.
Want to reduce the risk of osteoporosis? Eat less meat, Cornell researchers say. In fact, they say, reducing the amount of meat in the diet may do more to reduce the risk of osteoporosis than increasing calcium intake.