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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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These works of art are too tiny to see (but trust us, they're there)

A Cornell Ph.D. student in applied physics etches famous works of art -- Escher, Magritte, Matisse -- onto silicon wafers used in modern digital devices.

By December 3, 2014

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Scientific papers take a step outside Nature's paywall

A prestigious scientific journal, faced with pressure from paper-sharing sites on the Internet, has made it possible for subscribers to grant others access.

By December 2, 2014

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NASA unveils fascinating images of Mars-buzzing comet

A large comet swooped in close to Mars over the weekend. NASA's orbiters had to hide from the debris, but still captured some great shots.

By October 21, 2014

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Mystery island on Saturn's moon Titan reappears with a new look

A "magic island" on Saturn's intriguing moon Titan has once again popped up on Cassini's radar, but it seems to have changed its look since the last time it was spotted.

By September 30, 2014

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Robo Brain is learning from the internet

Cornell University is creating a repository of robot knowledge to be shared among robots using YouTube videos, images and manuals from the internet.

By August 25, 2014

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Is Michael Bay making you fat? Research links action flicks and junk food

If you just powered through a jumbo bag of popcorn without thinking twice about it, you may have been watching a mindless action movie.

By September 4, 2014

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MIT researchers use drones as photography lights

Researchers at MIT have come up with a novel use for the humble drone, turning them into flying photography lights.

By July 14, 2014

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Senator asks FTC to investigate Facebook's mood study

After the social network altered the news feeds of nearly 700,000 users without telling them, Sen. Mark R. Warner wants to know if there should be oversight on these types of experiments.

By July 9, 2014

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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