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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)

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As part of a global network of observatories, Arecibo helped create an 11,000 km-diameter radio telescope with unparalleled resolution. (June 6, 2008)

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Former President Bill Clinton and daughter Chelsea got a warm welcome from Arecibo Observatory staff during a visit in the run-up to the Puerto Rico Democratic Presidential primary. (June 5, 2008)

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Obesity and type 2 diabetes are inextricably linked, but biochemist and geneticist Ling Qi is working to break that connection, and finding just the right gene could do it. (June 5, 2008)

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Horticultural scientist Susan K. Brown is mining the apple genome for the keys to some revolutionary reconceptions of a long-familiar fruit. (June 5, 2008)

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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)

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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.

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Gene therapy is a safe and effective way of slowing the debilitating and ultimately fatal effects of Batten disease, Weill Cornell researcher Ronald Crystal and colleagues found. (May 30, 2008)

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Researchers have devised a method of generating microwaves at up to terahertz frequencies on an ordinary silicon chip at power levels that could be used for skin cancer detection and airport security. (May 29, 2008)