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Pushy neighbors force stellar twins to diverge

(Phys.org) —Much like an environment influences people, so too do cosmic communities affect even giant dazzling stars: Peering deep into the Milky Way galaxy's center from a high-flying observatory, Cornell ...

Apr 15, 2014
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First metritis vaccine protects dairy cows

(Phys.org) —Cornell scientists have created the first vaccines that can prevent metritis, one of the most common cattle diseases. The infection not only harms animals and farmers' profits, but also drives ...

Apr 15, 2014
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Aging research goes to the dogs

From ancient alchemical quests to modern biological research, efforts to understand and combat human aging have borne few fruits. Now Cornell scientists aim to bridge the gap between lab research and aging's ...

Apr 15, 2014
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Losing face on Facebook

We're often reminded that what we post on the Internet about ourselves may come back to haunt us. Research at Cornell and Northwestern universities suggests that we also should think twice before posting about someone else.

Apr 03, 2014
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Sociologists find emerging condition, 'cyberasociality'

(Phys.org) —Not every single user – among the billions collecting friends and followers on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn and other social media platforms – is perfectly comfortable conducting his or her social ...

Mar 28, 2014
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The 'bricycle' dilemma - to steer or balance?

(Phys.org) —When you were learning to ride a bicycle you thought gravity was your enemy, trying to make you fall over. But without gravity, you wouldn't be able to steer, say Cornell engineers. To demonstrate ...

Mar 28, 2014
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Five new Listeria species found; may improve tests

(Phys.org) —Cornell researchers have discovered five new species of a group of bacteria called Listeria – including one named for Cornell – that provide new insights that could lead to better ways to ...

Mar 27, 2014
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Dry future climate could reduce orchid bee habitat

(Phys.org) —During Pleistocene era climate changes, neotropical orchid bees that relied on year-round warm, wet weather found their habitats reduced by 30 to 50 percent, according to a Cornell study that ...

Mar 17, 2014
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