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2011-09-19 07:54:41

With an eye toward understanding DNA replication, Cornell researchers have learned how a helicase enzyme works to actually unzip the two strands of DNA.

2011-09-01 17:02:48

In things thick and thin: Cornell physicists explain how fluids – such as paint or paste - behave by observing how micron-sized suspended particles dance in real time.

2011-08-23 20:05:29

65 percent of men with ED are unable to have an orgasm, and 58 percent have problems with ejaculation.

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2011-08-08 09:20:00

Psychologist reports on research about effects of bullying in high schools.

2011-08-03 02:00:00

ITHACA, N.Y., Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MicroGen Systems, Inc. (www.microgensystems.com) based at the Cornell Business and Technology Park in Ithaca, NY, has retained well-known Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS) executive Didier Lacroix as strategic advisor to the company.

2011-07-29 14:42:29

The ability to tag proteins with a green fluorescent light to watch how they behave inside cells so revolutionized the understanding of protein biology that it earned the scientific teams who developed the technique Nobel Prizes in 2008.

2011-07-07 00:06:36

It's like a Brownie camera for the digital age: The microscopic device fits on the head of a pin, contains no lenses or moving parts, costs pennies to make – and this Cornell-developed camera could revolutionize an array of science from surgery to robotics.

2011-06-28 07:00:00

ROCKVILLE, Md., June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Anthony Cornell, an employee of Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina, has won the Undercover Boss Employee of the Season grand prize of $5,000 on CBS.com.

2011-06-15 06:23:41

New medical technology is showing that Cornell dots may be a potential cancer diagnostic tool.


Word of the Day
swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.