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Expanded Cornell campus events calendar mailed to Tompkins County households

Cornell's Community Report and Campus Events publication is being mailed this week to more than 36,000 households in Tompkins County. The 12-page report includes an expanded calendar, including cultural, performing arts and athletic events on campus.

Gasoline leak at Warren Road facility prompts removal of underground tank

Gasoline leaking from an underground storage tank last week at 925 Warren Road prompted temporary evacuation of one Cornell building and clean-up operations that included removing the tank.

Elfriede Abbe work on exhibit at Cornell's Kroch Library through March 27

The work in wood of Elfriede Abbe, illustrator, printer and sculptor, is being celebrated in an exhibition at Cornell's Carl A. Kroch Library through March 27. The exhibition encompasses Abbe's private press books, wood block prints and wood sculpture from 1950 to 1994.

Cornell's Johnson Museum of Art wins reaccreditation

The Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art has been awarded the highest honor a museum can receive: reaccreditation by the American Association of Museums.

Spring ornithology course introduces birds of the Finger Lakes

ITCoinciding with the spring migration of birds through the Finger Lakes region, the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology's "Spring Field Ornithology" course is scheduled for April 3 through May 22.

Non-linear laser scanning microscopy developed at Cornell

BALTIMORE -- Medical researchers who want to study the microscopic distributions of key proteins, DNA, messenger signals, metabolic states and molecular mobility have a new tool that can show the activity and behavior of living cells under a variety of conditions.

Counter-rotating stars are, surprisingly, found in a 'boring'

Cornell astronomers, observing what they call "the most boring, average galaxy" they could find, have discovered some unusual mechanics: counter- rotating stars in a spiral galaxy.

Laser scanning microscope images activity, behavior of single

Medical researchers who want to study the microscopic distributions of key proteins, DNA, messenger signals, metabolic states and molecular mobility have a new tool that can show the activity and behavior of living cells under a variety of conditions.

Resource stewardship no longer enough, science society told

BALTIMORE -- If humans can't control the explosive population growth in the coming century, disease and starvation will do it, Cornell University ecologists have concluded from an analysis of Earth's dwindling resources.

Laser scanning microscope images activity, behavior of living cells

Medical researchers who want to study the microscopic distributions of key proteins, DNA, messenger signals, metabolic states and molecular mobility have a new tool that can show the activity and behavior of living cells under a variety of conditions.

Economist calls for progressive consumption tax over flat tax growth

BALTIMORE -- A Cornell University economist is calling for the adoption of a progressive consumption tax over the controversial flat tax proposal as a way of curing America's most pressing economic ills: income inequality and slow growth.

Increased alcohol tax is needed to combat alcohol-related problems; Cornell expert estimates alcohol's effects on earnings, marriage

The federal tax on alcohol should be as much as five times greater than it is now to reduce alcohol problems in this country, where about 10 percent of adults are problem drinkers, according to a Cornell study.