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  1. The Top 50 Geeky TV Shows Streaming on NetflixRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | PC Magazine

    ... ighthearted apocalyptic tale"--Publishers' Weekly) and KALI: THE GHOSTING OF SEPULCHER BAY. He works from his home in Ithaca, NY. More

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  2. Breast-feeding longer protects infants from obesity?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Philly.com

    For babies at high risk for obesity, the longer they breast-feed, the less likely they may be to become overweight, a new study suggests. "Breast-feeding for longer durations appears to have a protective effect against the early signs of overweight and obesity," said lead researcher Stacy Carling, a doctoral candidate in nutrition at Cornell University, in Ithaca, N.Y. Carling and her colleagues followed 595 children from birth to the age of 2. They tracked the children's weight and length over this time, and compared individual children's growth trajectories to how long the children breast-fed.

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  3. Reinventing The Nursing HomeRead the original story

    Yesterday | Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

    ... of life for both residents and staff. One leader of this growing movement is Dr. Bill Thomas, a geriatrician in Ithaca, N.Y., who believes traditional nursing homes should be replaced with a model he labeled the Green House, a home of 10 to 12 ...

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  4. How fracking got stopped in N.Y.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    How fracking got stopped in N.Y. Seven years of fracking debate in NY Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/16AOToU Opponents of hydraulic fracturing for natural gas, or fracking, rally outside the Empire State Plaza Convention Center before Gov. Andrew Cuomo's State of the State address on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, in Albany. When a manager at GreenStar Natural Foods Market in Ithaca announced the news over a loud speaker, people in the store began applauding, cheering, shouting and hugging.

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  5. The Green House effect: Homes where the elderly thriveRead the original story

    Friday | Davis Enterprise

    ... enhances care. A part-time job in a nursing home when he was in his 30s convinced Thomas, now 55 and a resident of Ithaca, N.Y., that there had to be another way to care for the frail elderly. "I was struck by the tremendous loneliness of the people ...

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  6. Ithaca Farmers Market wraps up 2014 season with annual Rutabaga Curl tomorrowRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | 14850 Today

    Tomorrow is the last day of the Ithaca Farmers Market season at Steamboat Landing, and Mayor Svante Myrick will be on hand to throw out the ceremonial "first rutabaga" when the farmers market marks the day with the 17th annual Rutabaga Curling World Championship. Registration begins at 10am for those who'd like to participate, and organizers urge athletes to arrive by that time.

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  7. Reimagining What A Nursing Home Can BeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Forbes.com

    ... of life for both residents and staff. One leader of this growing movement is Dr. Bill Thomas, a geriatrician in Ithaca, N.Y., who proudly calls himself an "abolitionist" when it comes to traditional nursing homes. His vision: replace them with a ...

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  8. electric currentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | RedOrbit

    Ever wished you had a super-reliable computer that used less power and could instantly start-up and be ready for use? Researchers from Cornell University are working on a new technology that could lead to just such a breakthrough. A team from the Ithaca, New York-based institution said that modern computer memory technology requires electric currents in order to encode data.

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  9. Dramatic moment kayaker is pulled to safety after capsizing along rapidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Daily Mail

    ... kayaker after he was pulled under the Payette River's Big Falls rapids on June 29, 2014 The professional kayaker from Ithaca, New York, was attempting a run of Big Falls on the South Fork of the Payette River, Idaho, in June, when it went horribly ...

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  10. Update Issued On Ithaca Truck Safety ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Lansing Star

    The Joint Work Group on Truck Safety met Wednesday and issued an update on their progress. The work group completed its review of the entire list of ideas generated to improve truck safety in Ithaca from all sources.

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  11. Fracking opponents plan Binghamton celebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    Fracking opponents plan Binghamton celebration Fracking opponents plan Binghamton celebration Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/16vFqzd Members of the anti-drilling coalition will gather today in front of the State Office Building in Binghamton to support Wednesday's decision by New York to block fracking. Among those scheduled to lead the rally will be former Binghamton Mayor Matt Ryan, Will Hang of Toxics Targeting in Ithaca, and Issac Silberman-Gorn of Citizens Action, all of whom were outspoken in their criticism of high volume hydraulic fracturing and what they said were the potential harmful impacts on the environment.

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  12. How does enzymatic pretreatment affect the nanostructure and reaction ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | EurekAlert!

    ... for Pretreated Lignocellulosic Biomass ," Dong Yang, Jean-Yves Parlange, and Larry P. Walker Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, measured sugar yield and the accessible reaction space, or pore volume, of mixed hardwoods and switchgrass biomass treated ...

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  13. The 'Moosewood Cookbook' RevisitedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Forward

    ... notebook (which is why the cookbook is handwritten, too) of recipes cooked at the Moosewood Restaurant in Ithaca, New York, a vegetarian place where none of the chefs were professionally trained and all brought in family recipes, which they modified ...

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  14. Ithaca laser technology firm sold to Massachusetts company for $230 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | The Post-Standard

    BinOptics Corp., a 14-year-old laser technology company partially funded by a Syracuse-based venture capital fund, has been acquired by a Massachusetts company for $230 million. M/A-COM Technology Solutions Holdings Inc. , of Lowell, Mass., said Wednesday it has completed its previously announced acquisition of Ithaca-based BinOptics .

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  15. Strategies to feed 9 billion people in 2050Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | FoodNavigator

    ... shipped, stored and consumed, many people argue. But experts gathered at the Cornell Food Systems Global Summit in Ithaca, NY, Dec. 8 say feeding everyone is possible as long as the different sectors of the food industry and consumers work together ...

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  16. Cornell Study Finds that Loyal Sports Fans Focus on Complete Service ExperienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Hospitality Net

    The Center For Hospitality Research at The Cornell School Of Hotel Administration 537 Statler Hall Ithaca, NY 14853 United States Phone: 607-255-9780 Fax: 607-254-2922 Visit Website The most loyal sports fans have very different expectations from first-time customers, according to a study published by the Cornell Center for Hospitality Research . The survey of more than 7,000 patrons of a major professional U.S. sport found that the most loyal customers took into account both core services and supplementary services when they considered buying another ticket.

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  17. It's More than Just a Game: The Effect of Core and Supplementary...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Hospitality Net

    The Center For Hospitality Research at The Cornell School Of Hotel Administration 537 Statler Hall Ithaca, NY 14853 United States Phone: 607-255-9780 Fax: 607-254-2922 Visit Website Executive Summary : All service providers seek to provide a comprehensive experience for their customers, with the goal of cementing customer loyalty and encouraging future purchases. In most services, we can identify core aspects and supplementary aspects .

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  18. Understanding cancer spread by researching blood and lymphatic vesselsRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Medical News Today

    ... can escape and travel through the body. In the journal Developmental Cell , researchers from Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, and the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, report for the first time how - in the growing embryo - arteries ...

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  19. Moving away from nursing homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... enhances care. A part-time job in a nursing home when he was in his 30s convinced Thomas, now 55 and a resident of Ithaca, New York, that there had to be another way to care for the frail elderly. "I was struck by the tremendous loneliness of the ...

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  20. Rutland chooses town administrator from SomersetRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... recently named interim town administrator in Sterling, and Kevin Sutherland, chief of staff in the mayor's office in Ithaca, New York. Ms. Dibb said all were good candidates, but Mr. Luttrell "fit the picture we had in our heads the best." She said ...

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