Questionnaire predicts likelihood of unprotected sex, binge drinking

ITHACA, N.Y. – Researchers in the social sciences have been searching for a holy grail: an accurate way to predict who is likely to engage in problematic behavior, like using drugs. In a new study, Valerie Reyna, professor of human development at Cornell University, and Evan Wilhelms of Vassar College have debuted a new questionnaire […]

US unlikely to take a strong stance against Duterte

For the first time, President Obama is scheduled to meet with Philippine’s newly elected President Rodrigo Duterte at next week’s G20 summit. Duterte has been widely condemned for his hard line campaign against drugs. Tom Pepinsky, a Southeast Asia expert and associate professor of government at Cornell University, says despite previous criticism by the U.S. […]

TB bacteria’s trash-eating inspires search for new drugs

CORNELL UNIVERSITY PRESS RELEASE FOR RELEASE:  Thursday, June 13, 2013  Contact: Joe Schwartz Phone:  (607) 254-6235 Joe.Schwartz@cornell.edu TB bacteria’s trash-eating inspires search for new drugs ITHACA, N.Y. — When hijacking a garbage truck, make use of the trash. That logic drives how tuberculosis-causing bacteria feed, and opens new opportunities for fighting that deadly disease, say […]