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Cornell engineering students break down science of water plant technology for Hondurans

Engineering students on the AguaClara Project Team pitched the idea of a water plant to the town of Ciudad Espana during the students' two-week stay in Honduras, Jan. 4-20. (Feb. 13, 2008)

Robotic prostate surgery yields favorable outcomes

A new Weill Cornell study finds that prostate cancer patients receiving an advanced procedure to remove the prostate using a surgical robot have excellent outcomes five years after surgery. (Feb. 13, 2008)

Cornell scientists find how a protein binds to genes and regulates them across the human genome

Out of chaos, control: Cornell molecular biologists have discovered how a protein called PARP-1 binds to genes and regulates their expression across the human genome. (Feb. 7, 2008)

Why the French don't get fat: They know when to stop eating, finds CU's Wansink

Why don't the French get as fat as Americans, considering all the wine, cheese and pastries they eat? Because they use internal cues -- such as no longer feeling hungry -- to stop eating. (Feb. 7, 2008)

NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell creates world-class cancer center

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center has expanded its cancer program into a new center dedicated to advancing research, prevention and treatment of the disease with multidisciplinary collaborations. (Feb. 6, 2008)

CU students help celebrate a new chapter in Honduran town of Tamara -- the promise of clean, treated water

A dedication ceremony for a new water treatment plant in Tamara, Honduras, was attended by 18 Cornell engineering students who visited the country Jan. 4-20. (Feb. 4, 2008)

Weird, wacky and wonderful images honored in fifth CCMR microscopy contest

The winners of the Cornell Center for Materials Research's fifth microscopy contest were announced Jan. 28. (Feb. 4, 2008)

Likable Super Bowl ads can boost stock prices, <br /> Cornell and Buffalo researchers find

Super Bowl commercials that TV viewers like can lead to increases in stock purchases and stock prices, according to a study by Cornell and University of Buffalo researchers. (Feb. 1, 2008)

Weill Cornell receives $13 million to study risk factors for heart attack and stroke

Weill Cornell Medical College has received $13 million from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute to continue studying atherosclerosis and thrombosis, which are major risk factors for coronary artery disease, heart attack and stroke. (Jan. 29, 2008)