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Research suggests healthy humidity slows spread of flu

People rarely talk about low humidity as a contributing factor in the spread of influenza, but the low humidity levels in the U.S. this...

Student research measures phosphate levels in local water

  To measure very low levels of phosphate in water samples, sometimes researchers have to get creative. Senior biochemistry major Lauren Barlass spent her summer researching...

Humanities help future health professionals

At her high school graduation, Maria Grinis told everyone that she wanted to study Spanish at Hillsdale College and go to medical school —...

Student research helps prepare Cornell lab for brighter X-ray beams

Only 40 feet underneath Cornell University’s football field, electron and positron beams race around a half-mile loop of narrow piping nearly as fast as...

‘Pedal power’ physics demo shows principles of energy efficiency

  The energy bike demonstration hosted by the Society of Physics Students on Friday did more than highlight the physics department — it also helped...