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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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Facebook -- see a happy post, write a happy post?

A study from Cornell, UC San Francisco, and Facebook says the social network spreads happiness. Of a kind.

By June 17, 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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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

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Science-y love blooms into 250-tulip proposal

True love flowers at Cornell University as a horticultural-minded grad student digs in deep to plant a colorful marriage proposal.

By May 24, 2012

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Ward off malaria -- and look sexy doing it

Cornell University scientists tell infectious disease to buzz off with hooded garment infused with strong doses of insecticide.

By May 21, 2012

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New artificial retina helps blind mice see

Cornell researchers decode mice brain signals necessary in vision and use the data to create a retinal prosthetic. Next up, monkeys and, possibly, humans.

By August 14, 2012