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New decoder to tease out exoplanet climate

Dozens of Earth-sized planets already discovered. The next is to search for life beyond our Solar system will be the characterization of the atmospheres...

The study explains why Coronavirus is so transmissible between people

A new study by the Cornell University- identifying structural loop in the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein- structural loop in the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein. The study...

Imaging a zebrafish’s brain at all stages of its development

Behaviors emerge up out of activity all through the brain; however, noninvasive optical access in adult vertebrate brains is limited. Zebrafish are translucent when young,...

A new polymer that can degrade by ultraviolet radiation

Scientists at Cornell University have come up with a new polymer that can degrade by ultraviolet radiation. This faster-degrading plastic can degrade on a...

Research has revealed how grape pests sniff the berries

Study investigates how these pests find their target amid a sea of other plants in the landscape.

Molecular basis of vision revealed

The study provides insights into how the largest family of cell membrane proteins -- G-protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs) -- work in humans.

Fluorescent glow can reveal life hidden in the universe

The fluorescent glow could trigger a protective glow from life on exoplanets called biofluorescence, according to new Cornell research.

TESS satellite uncovers ‘first nearby super-Earth’

NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) satellite has recently characterized the first nearby super-earth outside of our solar system- located at a distance of...

Designer plants one step closer to growing low-cost medical, industrial proteins

Vaccines help protect individuals from lethal infections before they interact with the disease. Antibodies may likewise help reduce the symptoms of the infection brought...

Nearest exoplanets could host life, study

Excitement about exoplanets skyrocketed when rocky Earth-like planets were discovered orbiting in the habitable zone of some of our closest stars – until hopes...

Scientists discover taste center in the human brain

The sense of taste affords an animal the ability to evaluate what it eats and drinks. At the most basic level, this evaluation is...

Once-abundant sea stars imperiled by disease along West Coast

According to a new study conducted by Cornell University in collaboration with the University of California, Davis suggests that The combination of sea warming and an...

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