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Female reproductive tract assists swimming sperm

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Apr 14, 2015
A study asserts that, in the presence of a gentle fluid flow, the biophysics of the female reproductive tract – in particular, the grooves that line parts of it – critically assist sperm migration. Read more

Two students win 2015 Udall scholarships

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Apr 14, 2015
Fredrick Blaisdell '16 and Steven Ingram '16 have received 2015 Udall scholarships, for students who show potential for careers in environmental public policy, health care and tribal public policy. Read more

Ted Danson to deliver Iscol Lecture April 20

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Apr 8, 2015
Actor and environmental activist Ted Danson will deliver the Iscol Distinguished Environmental Lecture, “Fish Tales: How Ocean Conservation Became My Passion,” Monday, April 20 at 5 p.m. Read more

Drawing upon the senses leads to good wine memories

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Apr 8, 2015
Thinking in pictures and shapes – rather than mere words – will lead to improved consumer sensory memories about wine, said Kathryn LaTour at the inaugural Women of the Vine symposium, held in March at Napa, California. Read more

Cornell makes strides in science, engineering diversity

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Apr 8, 2015
Women make up 39 percent of Cornell's engineering undergraduates – almost twice the national average, according to a National Science Foundation report. The report also found Cornell has made strides with underrepresented groups in science. Read more

Dial up food storage, cooking advice with FoodKeeper app

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Apr 2, 2015
The FoodKeeper app, developed at Cornell, features a searchable database for more than 500 foods and includes storage timelines, cooking tips and other practical advice for those interested in learning about the keeping quality of their foods. Read more

Anderson receives NSF CAREER award for renewable energy work

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Apr 1, 2015
C. Lindsay Anderson, assistant professor and Norman R. Scott Sesquicentennial Faculty Fellow in the Department of Biological and Environmental Engineering, has received the prestigious NSF CAREER Award for her proposal, “Maximizing Renewable Energy Integration: Optimal Management of Uncertainty with Responsive Demand.” Read more

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