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Cells in Frames, new Cornell-developed protocol for networks, is completed

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.

For Northeast, 1996 on track to be the wettest year since 1895

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.

Cornell's David Clark is elected Fellow of the American Nuclear Society

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.

Cornell multicultural expert conducts trainings on cultural diversity throughout New York

"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."

Cornell scientists find way to boost rice crop yield -- they'll walk on the wild side

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.

50th anniversary of the trial of Nazi doctors is occasion for re-evaluation of medical ethics

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.

New handbook by Cornell educator promotes children's rights

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.

Support by Friskies PetCare Co. expands training in emerging field

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.

Nov. 23 presentation in Washington will examine why economic recovery is causing economic anxiety for many

Conventional measures of economic well-being -- the unemployment rate, for example -- suggest that U.S. citizens are doing well, but beneath the surface is much anxiety and concern.

Leading figure in Tantric Buddhism to speak at Cornell Nov. 25

Master Lin Yun, a distinguished and progressive philosopher and religious figure in Tantric Buddhism, will present a lecture at Cornell University on Monday, Nov. 25.

ACE program helps high school students overcome barriers to college

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.

Eating less meat may help reduce osteoporosis risk, studies show

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.