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Prasad testifies on promise, peril of digital currencies

Cornell economist Eswar Prasad testified July 18 before the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Monetary Policy and Trade in Washington, D.C.

Scientists seek to untangle ecological effects of water management

Cornell and Paleontological Research Institution scientists dug into the Colorado River's estuary mudflats to learn how upstream dams affect downstream mollusks. 

Task force looks to ‘move the needle’ on faculty diversity

The Provost’s Task Force to Enhance Faculty Diversity has issued its report on attracting and retaining outstanding female and underrepresented minority faculty members.

Aug. 11 event to honor life, legacy of Dorothy Cotton

A celebration of the life and legacy of civil rights icon Dorothy Cotton will be held Aug. 11 in Bailey Hall on the Cornell campus.

‘Pawprint: Staff News’ 2018 summer and fall schedule

The first fall issue will be August 24, resuming the biweekly enewsletter schedule as follows: Aug. 24, Sept. 7, Sept. 21, Oct. 5, Oct. 19, Nov. 2, Nov. 16, Nov. 30 and Dec. 14.

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Logan the cat is first in U.S. treated with spinal surgical technique

Thirteen-year-old Logan recently became the first cat in the United States to undergo a surgical spinal technique developed in Europe at the College of Veterinary Medicine.

Mars’ crustal evolution does not follow Earth’s formula

Mars may not have an Earth-like, continental crust. Instead, a Cornell scientist poses an alternative theory: Crystalized magma welled up from inside the red planet.

$10.75M grant aids next-gen fuel cell development

Chemistry professor Héctor Abruña will lead a Department of Energy-sponsored Energy Frontier Research Center at Cornell, aimed at developing next-generation, alkaline-based fuel cells.

Cornell Law School honors staff at annual event

Law School staff and faculty celebrated 13 staff members for reaching employment milestones June 20.

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Cornell Elves begin collecting backpacks and school supplies

Collections of new backpacks and supplies for the Cornell Elves Backpack Program have begun.

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A holistic path to a finer palate

Wine enthusiasts may learn more if they draw a picture or tell a story about their tasting experience, rather than writing traditional tasting notes.

Visitors avoid national parks when air pollution is high

Visitors tend to avoid national parks when air pollution levels are high, according to a Cornell researcher and his colleagues. The work suggests better air quality at national parks could improve human health.