Fungal nutrient sensing could shed light on obesity, cancer

Fungal biologist Lori Huberman will use a $1.9 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study how fungi sense and use nutrients, basic research with potential applications for treatment of cancer, obesity, Type 2 diabetes and fungal infections.

Grant to study video game targeting teen pregnancy

Weill Cornell Medicine has been awarded a five-year, $5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to study whether a bilingual video game can increase the use of contraception among Black and Hispanic adolescents.

Ponds release more greenhouse gas than they store

Though human-made ponds both sequester and release greenhouse gases, when added up, they may be net emitters, according to two related studies by Cornell researchers.

Colvin reappointed dean of ILR School

Alexander Colvin, Ph.D. ’99, has been appointed to a second term as the Kenneth F. Kahn ’69 Dean of the ILR School, Provost Michael I. Kotlikoff announced Sept. 18.

Lifestyle impacts green benefits of remote work

Depending on lifestyle choices and work arrangements, remote workers can have a 54% lower carbon footprint compared with onsite workers, according to a new study by Cornell and Microsoft.

Sociologist honored with early career award

The award for Landon Schnabel comes from the American Sociological Association's Sociology of Religion Section.

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Library self-checkout launched

Library self-checkout let's users "choose their own adventure."

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Potential spoilage microbe found in microfiltered milk

A new filtration process that aims to extend milk’s shelf life may result in a pasteurization-resistant microbacterium passing into milk if equipment isn’t properly cleaned early, Cornell scientists say.

Powerful X-ray laser ushers in a new era of science

The newly upgraded Linac Coherent Light Source X-ray free-electron laser at the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory has produced its first X-rays, and researchers are ready to kick off an ambitious science program.