Public service announcements about the dangers of drunken driving could save thousands of lives each year – but only if those ad campaigns are better funded and more people see them, according to three Cornell researchers.
Faculty will share ideas on climate change April 21-23 at the Smithsonian's Earth Optimism Summit, while students ascend Capitol Hill on April 21, and then walk in the national Science March on April 22.
More than 50 high school students from across the state visited Cornell March 31-April 1 for the New York Youth Institute, the state-level World Food Prize youth program engaging students with issues related to agriculture and food security.
A survey of more than 200 New York farmers late last summer found that more than 70 percent of unirrigated, rain-fed field crops and pasture acreage had losses between 30 and 90 percent, said a new Cornell report.
After traveling through Vietnam's Mekong Delta in January, examining climate change through the lens of another country, four Cornell students toured the halls of Congress in late March to tell all about it.
For decades, scientists have known that unhealthy surroundings induce human illness. Now, research suggests that communities of very sick people may damage the environment, according to a new study in PNAS, April 3.
Self-employed women working in digital creative industries, such as blogging or marketing, feel compelled to conduct business online in a traditionally feminine way, said Brooke Duffy, assistant professor of communication.
Cornell scientists have discovered a new high-definition system that allows electrons to travel through soil farther and more efficiently than previously thought, according to Nature Communication, March 31.