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Asteroid Impact Grounded Bird Ancestors

An international team of scientists has concluded the asteroid that smashed into Earth 66 million years ago not only wiped out the dinosaurs, but erased the world’s forests and the species that lived in trees. The researchers say only small...
24-May-2018 3:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Optimizing Taxi Fleet Size the Subject of Multi-University Research

A study conducted by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Senseable City Laboratory – with important input from Steven Strogatz, the Jacob Gould Schurman Professor of Applied Mathematics at Cornell University – offers a network-based...
24-May-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Book Focuses on Impact of Online Content Moderators

In his new book, “Custodians of the Internet: Platforms, Content Moderation, and the Hidden Decisions that Shape Social Media,” Tarleton Gillespie investigates how social media platforms police what we post online, and the large societal impact...
23-May-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Self-Assembling 3D Battery Would Charge in Seconds

A cross-campus collaboration led by Ulrich Wiesner, professor of engineering at Cornell University, has resulted in a novel energy storage device architecture that has the potential for lightning-quick charges for electronic devices.
23-May-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Cornell, Italy Partnership Shifts Vehicle Intelligence Into High Gear

Cornell University has teamed with the University of Bologna to establish the Cornell-Bologna Center for Vehicle Intelligence, a partnership that merges world-class research with some of the world’s most powerful and elegant automobiles.
15-May-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Provost, VP statements on appellate decision in Vengalattore v. Cornell University

Statement on NYS appellate decision in Vengalattore v. Cornell University from Vice President for University Relations Joel M. Malina and Provost Michael Kotlikoff
10-May-2018 7:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Virtual Reality Brings Real-Life Relief

Virtual reality offers tantalizing hope as a way to relieve the anguish of physical and mental stress. For those dealing with acute pain, it can form a distraction for the mind. And for those suffering from trauma, it helps relive triggering...
9-May-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Gene Therapy Sparks Healthy Heart Beats

Michael Kotlikoff, provost of Cornell University and a professor of molecular physiology, is part of an international collaboration that is aiming to prevent heart arrhythmias with a simple gene-therapy approach.
9-May-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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