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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 Jul. 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 Jan. 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 Apr. 27, 2010

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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 Apr. 2, 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 Dec. 17, 2013

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Snap cholesterol selfies with new smartphone app, device

Few home cholesterol test kits separate out "good" cholesterol from "bad" cholesterol, but a new smartphone app and attachment aims to give home testers a clearer picture of their actual cholesterol health.

By Dec. 17, 2013

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Motion-powered bird backpacks take flight

Scientists develop lightweight, sensor-filled bird backpacks to track changes in migratory patterns.

By Jul. 29, 2013

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Mars 'jelly doughnut' mystery finally solved

Where did the infamous rock that seemed to appear out of nowhere on Mars come from? The explanation, it turns out, is more simple than sci-fi.

By Feb. 14, 2014

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Get ready for knife-wielding robot grocery clerks

Baxter's learning algorithm teaches the bot not to be menacing. It can apply that knowledge to new situations, like hopefully not stabbing customers.

By Nov. 6, 2013

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The next new craze: Brain Pong?

Two Cornell students decide that this is the time for the world to use its brain waves to play Pong. Who can believe it took someone so long to create this?

By May. 2, 2012