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Wastewater disposal wells cause destructive earthquakes in central Oklahoma

Injection wells used to dispose of wastewater from oil and gas drilling are causing earthquakes that may place public safety at risk, researchers are increasingly warning.


Related Topix: Oklahoma, Geology, Science

3 hrs ago | Hospitality Net

A Comparison of Hotel Indices with Hotel Properties and Portfolios | By Walter I. Boudry

Cornell University School of Hotel Administration 149 Statler Hall Ithaca, NY 14853-6902 United States Tollfree: 800.257.2228 Phone: +1 607-255-6376 Fax: +1 607-255-9540 Visit Website The development of hotel real estate indices raises the possibility that investors could benchmark hotel price appreciation using hotel indices.


Related Topix: Ithaca, NY, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, New York University, REIT, Personal Finance

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Growing Debate over Connection Between Hydraulic Fracturing and Earthquakes

The debate over the possibility of a link between hydraulic fracturing and earthquakes has been around for years.


Related Topix: Permian Basin Realty Trust, Financial Services, Energy, Oil & Gas, Azle, TX

San Jose Mercury News

Produce picks: Papaya

We almost lost the Hawaiian papaya back in the early 1990s, thanks to a virulent "ringspot" virus that devastated papaya orchards in Maui, Oahu and on the Big Island.


Related Topix: Life, Fruits, Food


Kenneth G. Wilson: Renormalized After-Dinner Anecdotes

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Studies Suggest People Eat Healthier When The...

When it comes to an effective diet and exercise routine, it really is mind over matter.


Related Topix: University of New Mexico


Brain Uses Standard Code to Determine Subjective Feelings

While emotions are personal and sensitive and unique, it turns out that our brain turns them into standard code and uses objective methods to determine our subjective experiences.



OK Go: Is the Writing on the Wall?

When I saw OK Go 's 'The Writing's on the Wall' video a few days ago, I was stunned.


Wall Street Journal

Washington Won't Stop LIRR Strike

MTA Chairman Thomas Prendergast, left, in Washington on Wednesday with members of Congress.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Charles Rangel, Democrat, Carolyn Maloney, Gregory Meeks, Manhattan, NY, New York, NY

Wed Jul 09, 2014


[Research Article] AKAP150-Dependent Cooperative TRPV4 Channel Gating ...

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Related Topix: University of Vermont, Burlington, VT, University of Washington

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Cornell Kroch Library holds massive Robert Trent Jones collection

The significance of golf architect Robert Trent Jones Sr.'s massive collection of business and personal records -- and the fact that they're being kept in Ithaca, where his professional life began -- is enormous, according to author and historian James Hansen.


Related Topix: Ithaca, NY


Study cracks how the brain processes emotions

Although feelings are personal and subjective, the human brain turns them into a standard code that objectively represents emotions across different senses, situations and even people, reports a new study by Cornell University neuroscientist Adam Anderson.


Business Journal

Native lured home by business prospects in Buffalo

Rob Bogart is a tenant at fashionable Washington, D.C. tech incubator 1776, a place where President Barack Obama recently visited and even took some time to hear the pitch on Bogart 's startup company, CultureAps.



Cornell's Center for Hospitality Research Chooses Sathguru Management ...

Cornell's Center for Hospitality Research has chosen Sathguru Management Consultants as the featured company of the month.


F&M Magazine

Peter Hoeklin is now the president and chief executive officer of TRUMPF.

As of July 1st, Mr. Peter Hoecklin has assumed the role of president and chief executive officer of TRUMPF Inc. .


Related Topix: Farmington, CT

Hospitality Net

Cornell Institute for Hospitality Labor and Employment Relations welcomes new industry advisors

Cornell University School of Hotel Administration 149 Statler Hall Ithaca, NY 14853-6902 United States Tollfree: 800.257.2228 Phone: +1 607-255-6376 Fax: +1 607-255-9540 Visit Website The Cornell Institute for Hospitality Labor and Employment Relations at the School of Hotel Administration recently welcomed four new hospitality industry leaders to ... (more)


Related Topix: Ithaca, NY

Tue Jul 08, 2014


Chobani blasts "irresponsible" study on moldy yogurt; authors stand by their paper

Meanwhile, Dr Randy Worobo , the Cornell professor originally cited by Chobani as an expert at the time of the recall has also reaffirmed comments he made then that the contaminant in question should not pose a health risk to most consumers.


Related Topix: Food Science

Governor Cuomo Announces $900,000 to Fund Biomedical Research Projects at Nine SUNY Campuses

This first round of funding will be awarded to six projects engaging students and faculty on nine SUNY campuses and their partners in the private sector to research causes, treatments and cures for diseases and brain disorders.


Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, SUNY Albany, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, SUNY Buffalo

Science Blog

Oklahoma earthquake swarm linked to wastewater injection wells

The massive increase in earthquakes in central Oklahoma is likely being caused by the injection of vast amounts of wastewater from oil and gas operations into underground layers of rock, according to a new study led by Cornell University and involving the University of Colorado Boulder.


Related Topix: University of Colorado Boulder, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Geology, Science

Scientific American

"Body on a Chip" Hints That Nanoparticles Could Damage Organs

Many studies look at the beneficial medical effects of nanoparticles, however, Mandy Esch explains that her work in Michael Shuler's lab at Cornell University is checking for adverse effects.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Nanotechnology