The Cornell Theory Center announced today plans for a major upgrade to its supercomputing resources that will triple the computational capability that it makes available to the national research community.
Infertility and sterility are plaguing more than a dozen breeds of dogs, and an inherited condition called XX sex reversal (XXSR or hermaphroditism), which sometimes causes abnormal genitalia, is to blame in many cases.
While government agencies, animal-rights advocates and researchers wrestle in United States courts and Congress, a winner has emerged -- the animals themselves -- according to one American scholar of research-animal issues.
Four Northeastern states -- West Virginia, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania and New York -- have set precipitation records for the January-November period, according to the Northeast Regional Climate Center at Cornell University.
A holiday tradition born of frustration, the annual painting of evergreens with "pink ugly mix" to discourage tree thieves, continues at Cornell Plantations, the university's arboretum, botanical gardens and natural areas where the repulsive-but-biodegradable goop was invented more than 15 Christmases ago.
Franklin M. Loew, dean of Cornell University's College of Veterinary Medicine, is leaving that post in January to head a new company in Cambridge, Mass., engaged in research and product development of foods for people with specific disease conditions. Provost Don M. Randel, in announcing Loew's departure.
Area 10th-grade students participating in the Access to College Education (ACE) program will learn about the hospitality industry firsthand in coming weeks. Students will attend a conference titled "The Hospitality Industry/Hospitality Education" Friday, Dec. 13.