Garbage-truck traffic through Ithaca -- instead of on the surrounding interstates -- does not save truckers time or much money, and is causing safety issues for the community, a Cornell study shows. (June 9, 2008)
The Institute for the Social Sciences at Cornell is hosting 11 faculty fellows as part of its new in-residence program, awarding each a $10,000 grant to pursue their research beginning in September. (June 9, 2008)
A federal court jury has found that Hewlett-Packard Corp. infringed on a Cornell patent for a computer instruction-processing technique and awarded the university $184 million in damages. (June 6, 2008)
Cornell's Program on Breast Cancer and Environmental Risk Factors has produced three online videos telling young women to avoid personal-care products, cosmetics and plastics containing chemicals that mimic estrogen and may increase breast-cancer risk. (June 5, 2008)
Globalization brings new disease threats to animals and humans, Corrie Brown, professor of veterinary pathology at the University of Georgia, said at the 2008 Smith-Kilborne Foreign Animal Disease Program at Cornell May 28.