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Cornell makes strides in science, engineering diversity

Apr 8, 2015
Women make up 39 percent of Cornell's engineering undergraduates – almost twice the national average, according to a National Science Foundation report. The report also found Cornell has made strides with underrepresented groups in science. Read more

DNA safeguard may be key in cancer treatment

Mar 5, 2015
Cornell researchers have developed a new technique to understand the actions of key proteins required for cancer cells to proliferate. This could help guide the development of drugs currently in clinical trials. Read more

New computation method helps identify functional DNA

Jan 20, 2015
Cornell scientists have created a new computational method that can identify positions in the human genome that play a role in the proper functioning of cells. The research was published in the Jan.19 edition of the journal Nature Genetics. Read more

New teaching model a 'game changer'

Dec 17, 2014
The College of Arts and Sciences’ Active Learning Initiative has changed the curricula in biology and physics and implemented the use of new classroom technologies. Read more