Research & Impact

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Spotlight

Study takes on e-cigarette warning ‘paradox’
As controversy swirls around the vaping industry, a team of Cornell researchers is helping regulators identify the most effective health warnings to include in advertisements for electronic cigarettes.
  • Department of Communication
  • Health + Nutrition
  • Behavior
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FutureCast

Sled dogs lead the way in quest to slow aging
By the end of her racing days, she had competed twice in sled dog racing’s equivalent to the Olympics – the International Federation of Sleddog Sports World Championships. And she ended her racing career with a bang, winning an extremely...
  • Animal Science
  • Animals
  • Health + Nutrition
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Spotlight

Simoes-Costa wins $2.3M NIH New Innovator Award
With a grant of $2,355,000 over five years, Marcos Simoes-Costa, assistant professor of molecular biology and genetics, will investigate how the spatial complexity of an organism is generated in early development. “For the human body to be...
  • Molecular Biology and Genetics
  • Health + Nutrition
  • Biology
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Spotlight

Kids can test drive social media safely with new simulations
Educators across the country can now use Cornell-designed interactive tutorials to teach elementary and middle schoolers how to participate positively in social media – while simultaneously learning to navigate some of its potential perils. The...
  • Faculty
  • Department of Communication
  • Health + Nutrition
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FutureCast

A sea of troubles: Marine ecosystems send an SOS
Marine ecologist Drew Harvell was a University of Washington doctoral student in zoology in 1982 when she went on a research trip off Panama’s western coast with one of the world’s foremost experts in the biology of coral reefs. Then twenty-six...
  • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
  • Animals
  • Disease

News & Events

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News

CALS research leads list of 2019’s most read stories
In addition to the world-class education it offers, Cornell is a renowned research university, so it should come as no surprise that the most read Cornell Chronicle stories of 2019 dealt with the university’s quest to answer some of science’s...
  • Lab of Ornithology
  • Molecular Biology and Genetics
  • Biological and Environmental Engineering
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News

Good role models can help dairy farmers reduce antibiotic use
To find out why, an interdisciplinary team of researchers from Cornell and the University of Wageningen in the Netherlands used a social psychology approach to understand how dairy farmers’ views impact how and when they use antibiotics to treat...
  • Atkinson Center
  • Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
  • Dairy