On April 29, the 2006-09 Contentious Knowledge team summarized its research on how scientific and social scientific expertise shapes public policy and becomes a focal point of social and political conflict. (May 6, 2009)
Students recently presented their research, which ranged from culinary myths of egg whites and judging sexual orientation, to the theory of children's picture books and emotional influences on gambling. (May 1, 2009)
Cornell researchers are spending time in the fields this spring collecting 20,000 alfalfa snout beetles. They need them to test ways to biologically control the pests, which devour alfalfa and other crops.
A bike design and a rape alert system were the big winners at this year's 'Big Idea Competition.' The finalists were chosen at an April 17 event during Entrepreneurship@Cornell's Celebration 2009. (April 23, 2009)
A Cornell team traveled to China to participate in an eco-urban design workshop, where they developed an innovative urban model for China to consider as it prepares to build new cities. (April 23, 2009)
Architect and designer William McDonough offered his practical utopian vision for environmentally sound design in his April 21 Iscol Distinguished Environmental Lecture in Kennedy Hall. (April 22, 2009)
Over spring break a group of students worked with children in Tangelo Park, Fla., where they were hosted by Harris Rosen '61. Rosen has offered to fund college for high school graduates in that neighborhood. (April 20, 2009)
U.S. Rep. Eric Massa (D-Corning) toured Cornell's new Biofuels Research Laboratory April 16, calling it a 'national asset' that could help transform the economy and preserve America's national security. (April 20, 2009)