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Joint sustainable development workshop with Beijing's Tsinghua University is April 29-30

A group of delegates from Tsinghua University will travel to Ithaca to attend the workshop, titled 'Sustainable Development: Water Resources, Energy and the Environment.' (April 11, 2008)

People below 'digital divide' would use the Internet more if they had it, research suggests

There is a 'digital divide,' but a study shows that low-income households spend more time online than others, using it for e-mail, researching purchases, finding health information and reading news. (April 11, 2008)

Persistent poverty is focus of latest Institute for the Social Sciences theme project

'Persistent Poverty and Upward Mobility' will look at comparative research on why some people remain poor for long periods of time while others manage to escape poverty. (April 10, 2008)

CU researchers collaborate with Roswell Park in animal studies using vitamin D as cancer prevention

Researchers in Cornell's College of Veterinary Medicine are collaborating with the Roswell Park Cancer Institute to study vitamin D's role in preventing cancer in several animal models.

Discovery of link in mosquito mating mechanism could lead to new attack on dengue and yellow fever

Cornell researchers have identified a mating mechanism that possibly could be adapted to prevent female mosquitoes from spreading the viruses that cause dengue fever. (April 9, 2008)

April 12 symposium honors Nobelist Robert Richardson

A symposium honoring Cornell's Robert Richardson will bring speakers from university, industry and government research programs to campus to discuss low-temperature physics and the role of scientific research. (April 8, 2008)

Six to eight 'cups of coffee' a day shown to protect mice from developing MS-like disease, Cornell study finds

High quantities of caffeine may do more than just keep people awake. The stimulant may one day offer researchers a way to prevent multiple sclerosis. (April 8, 2008)

Cornell robot sets a record for distance walking

A Cornell robot that emulates some aspects of human walking has set an unofficial world record by walking nonstop a little over 9 kilometers, or 5.6 miles. (April 4, 2008)

Weill Cornell Medical College refutes New York Times article on cancer research

Weill Cornell Medical College has refuted an article in The New York Times alleging that two researchers did not fully disclose that their research on CT screening for the early detection of lung cancer was partially funded by a tobacco company. (April 4, 2008)