NASA's economic benefit shown to reach all 50 states

NASA released the results of its second agency-wide economic impact report on Thursday, demonstrating how its moon to Mars activities, investments in climate change research and technology, as well as other work generated ...

Study shows hazardous herbicide chemical goes airborne

"Dicamba drift"—the movement of the herbicide dicamba off crops through the atmosphere—can result in unintentional damage to neighboring plants. To prevent dicamba drift, other chemicals, typically amines, are mixed with ...

New research reveals how genes turn on and off

Yeast, that simple organism essential to making beer and bread, has revealed for Cornell University researchers a key mechanism in how genes are controlled.

Online microaggressions strongly impact disabled users

In person, people with disabilities often experience microaggressions—comments or subtle insults based on stereotypes. New types of microaggressions play out online as well, according to new Cornell-led research.

Researchers chart future of nucleic acid nanotechnology

Trapped in a microscopic cage made of strands of DNA, molecules of a life-saving drug course through the bloodstream of a cancer patient. Only when receptors on the strands sense they've arrived at the right location—cancer ...

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