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Cornell's boasting, luminous, Twitter oopsie

Cornell is proud that its home town, Ithaca, N.Y., is named the most brainy city in the U.S. However, on its Twitter feed, it misspells the name of the organization giving the accolade.

By June 25, 2013

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Cornell software fingers fake online reviews

Cornell brainiacs have come up with software that spots fake reviews, something we humans aren't good at. Fictitious happy customers beware.

By July 26, 2011

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Cornell tests dots that light cancer cells

FDA approves the first human clinical trial using inorganic material in the same way as a drug, and it will determine whether the "C dots" are safe and effective in five melanoma patients.

By January 31, 2011

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iPad ban rumors nixed at Cornell, Princeton, GWU

Despite rumors, neither Cornell, Princeton, nor George Washington U. has banned the iPad. However, there have been connectivity issues of varying degrees.

By April 27, 2010

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How cell phones have made you flaky

You can cancel at the last minute. You can be horribly late. As this short film shows, cell phones make the flake.

By May 29, 2014

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Gofor: like Uber for drones

A concept startup imagines a future in which we can call drones on demand to scout parking, check weather and take hands-free selfies.

By April 9, 2014

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The robot that can be programmed by talking to it

Rather than requiring complex strings of precise instructions, researchers are teaching robots to understand colloquial, spoken commands.

By June 23, 2014

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Cap'n Crunch is staring at your kid for a reason

Cornell researchers studying "cereal box psychology" say the tempting gazes of all those sugar-hawking characters are carefully angled right at your tykes.

By April 2, 2014

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Mystery island vanishes on Saturn's moon Titan

Researchers speculate on the strange case of a missing island on Titan that disappeared from photographs over just a few days.

By June 23, 2014

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Researchers 3D-print a fully functional loudspeaker

A team from Cornell University has managed to 3D-print an entire speaker -- coils, magnets, and all.

By December 17, 2013