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59 min ago | 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.

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Related Topix: Ithaca, NY

4 hrs ago | ECNmag

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.

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4 hrs ago | 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.

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7 hrs ago | AndhraNews

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.

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11 hrs ago | 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. .

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Related Topix: Farmington, CT

15 hrs ago | 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)

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Related Topix: Ithaca, NY

Tue Jul 08, 2014

FoodNavigator

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.

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Related Topix: Food Science

LongIsland.com

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.

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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.

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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.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Nanotechnology

Newswise

Spain's 'Right to Return' Law Excludes Second Persecuted Population

Ross Brann, is a professor of Judeo-Islamic studies at Cornell University and author of the book "Power in the Portrayal: Representations of Muslims and Jews in Islamic Spain."

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Newsday

Bershidsky: More vacation or a four-day work week?

Cornell University president David Skorton, Google co-founder and CEO Larry Page and New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg pose for a photo following a news conference at the Google offices in New York City.

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Related Topix: Larry Page, New York, NY, Opinion

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Ohio Newspaper Association

Quiz: Can you tell what makes a good tweet?

From The New York TimesAn algorithm developed by three Cornell University computer scientists, Chenhao Tan, Lillian Lee and Bo Pang, claims to outperform the average person in telling which of two similar tweets will be retweeted more.

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Related Topix: Science, Computer Science

Newsday

Simonses give $50 million to Cold Spring Harbor lab

James Simons, who with his wife donated $50 million to the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, is pictured at Stony Brook University on Dec. 14, 2011.

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Related Topix: Cold Spring Harbor, NY, Mathematics, Science, Genetics, Medicine, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Harvard University

Gawker

New Study Finally Links Oklahoma Quakes Directly to Fracking

Geologists say that they have confirmed what many have suspected for years: a swarm of earthquakes that rattled central Oklahoma was the direct result of fracking and wastewater injection.

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Related Topix: Geology, Science, Columbia University, Earthquake, Natural Disasters

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Ulysses Town Talk: Group plans to reopen Rongovian Embassy

No passport required. There's a diligent move afoot to revitalize the legendary locale of the Rongovian Embassy to the USA with a new establishment that harkens back to the old.

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Related Topix: Trumansburg, NY, Hector, NY, Ithaca, NY

The Motley Fool

New Research Strengthens Link Between Shale Drilling and Earthquakes

This article was written by Oilprice.com -- the leading provider of energy news in the world.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Earthquake

The Citizens' Voice

Conyngham man's research on colon cancer helping to better understand disease

A Conyngham man's research is helping to generate a complete understanding of how colon cancer develops - and how it one day might be treated.

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Related Topix: Conyngham, PA, Franklin & Marshall College

Sun Jul 06, 2014

The Raw Story

Fracking responsible for 22,900 percent increase in Oklahoma earthquakes since 2008

A study published in July 4, 2014 issue of Science determined that the surge in earthquake activity in what had been tectonically calm Oklahoma is a direct result of hydrofracking and waste-water injection.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Prague, OK

Press & Sun-Bulletin

City Watch: Stormwater fee before Ithaca council committee

Common Council could adopt a system of stormwater-management fees as early as August.

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Related Topix: Ithaca, NY, Tompkins County, NY

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