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2011-04-11 06:05:00

Does labeling food as organic mislead the brain into thinking it is better tasting and healthier than it actually is? Jenny Wan-Chen Lee, a graduate student in Cornell University, in New York, offers evidence that people may consume a higher amount of calories at fast-food restaurants that claim to serve 'healthier' foods, compared to the amount they eat at a typical burger bar. Lee asked 144 subjects at a local store to compare what they were told to be conventionally and organically...

2011-04-04 18:25:28

Dr. Antonio M. Gotto, a Leading Authority on Lipid Therapy and Cardiovascular Disease, and Other Physician-Scientists Are Available for Expert Commentary Available for expert commentary on the latest research findings presented at the 2011 American College of Cardiology Annual Meeting in New Orleans, April 2 to 5, is Dr. Antonio M. Gotto Jr., the Stephen and Suzanne Weiss Dean of Weill Cornell Medical College and a recognized authority on lipid therapy and cardiovascular disease. Among those...

2011-03-22 12:53:00

Institute will align goals across research and practice and ensure Johnson's leadership position in today's critical growth areas of entrepreneurship and innovation ITHACA, N.Y., March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University has announced the formation of the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Institute (EII), which will act as a hub for entrepreneurial research, education and programmatic activities. The formation...

2011-03-16 00:00:31

Procurex Inc., a proven technology and procurement expert, proudly announces Cornell University's decision to enter into a membership contract through 2012. The Ivy League university pointed to substantial savings in electrical supplies through Procurex's cutting edge procurement system as the motivation for its decision. Erie, PA (Vocus/PRWEB) March 15, 2011 Cornell University, a private university in Ithaca, N.Y., and one of the most educationally diverse members of the Ivy League,...

2011-02-02 19:00:43

Fifteen members of the Entomological Society of America (ESA) gave presentations at the "Second Annual National Bed Bug Summit: Advancing Towards Solutions to the Bed Bug Problem," held by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in Washington, DC, February 2, 2011. The meeting focused on what is being done to combat bed bugs, the importance of educating consumers, improvements in prevention and control techniques, controlling bed bugs in schools and public housing, and on the state of...

2011-02-01 08:48:00

American Academy Study Proposes Ways to Strengthen Scientific Literacy in America CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nearly all American undergraduates take at least one science-related course in college. For many, this coursework marks their last engagement with formal science education. Yet the pace of scientific and technological change means that all adults must be prepared to learn and evaluate new science information after they leave schooling. College...

2011-01-20 13:16:00

Alliance with Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business will connect Elite Chinese Leaders with Cornell's world-class students and faculty ITHACA, N.Y., Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cornell University's Johnson Graduate School of Management has announced the partnership with the Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business (CKGSB), one of the leading business schools in China. Specific areas of collaboration will include MBA student exchange, a certificate program hosted by Johnson...

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2011-01-15 10:39:26

Conservation paleobiologists dig deep to solve today's ecological, evolutionary questions Conservation paleobiologists--scientists who use the fossil record to understand the evolutionary and ecological responses of present-day species to changes in their environment--are putting the dead to work. A new review of the research in this emerging field provides examples of how the fossil record can help assess environmental impacts, predict which species will be most vulnerable to environmental...

2011-01-15 00:00:44

-- International price intelligence company takes part in Americas Lodging Investment Summit -- Sunnyvale, CA (PRWEB) January 13, 2011 When the prestigious Cornell University School of Hotel Administration holds its annual reception at the Americas Lodging Investment Summit (ALIS) this month, it will be with the sponsorship of travel technology leader Lixto, Inc. Lixto, an international specialist in web data extraction and analysis, will serve as a gold sponsor and member of the planning...

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2011-01-05 07:39:51

The vaccine is poised to move quickly into human trials Researchers from The Scripps Research Institute, Weill Cornell Medical College, and Cornell University have produced a long-lasting anti-cocaine immunity in mice by giving them a unique vaccine that combines bits of the common cold virus with a particle that mimics cocaine. In their study, published January 4, 2011, in the advanced online edition of Molecular Therapy, the researchers say this novel strategy might be the first to offer...


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omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.