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Patented biomedical implant could improve heart patient outcome

Jonathan Butcher, associate professor of biomedical engineering, and Chris Frendl, M.Eng. '11, have been awarded a patent for a method of "bio-hybridizing" implants such as prosthetic heart valves.

Computer 'anthropologists' study global fashion

Cornell computer science researchers are figuring out ways to analyze billions of photographs uploaded to photo-sharing services through deep-learning methods.

Drone tech offers new ways to manage climate change

Cornell researchers are using drone technology to more accurately measure surface reflectivity on the landscape, a technological advance that could offer a new way to manage climate change.

Parasites, snails may factor in Adirondack moose decline

The apparent declining moose population in New York ’s Adirondack Mountains may be caused partly by tiny parasite-transmitting snails eaten by moose as they forage vegetation.

Invasive gobies may change Oneida Lake’s complexion - again

Oneida Lake, a kissing cousin to New York's Finger Lakes, may soon get an environmental makeover due to another in a series of invasive species bringing havoc to the water body’s ecosystem.

VP Lombardi on death of Winston Perez Ventura '21

Ryan Lombardi, vice president for student and campus life, expressed his condolences to the family and friends of Winston Samuel Perez Ventura '21, an incoming freshman who drowned Aug. 5 while swimming in Fall Creek in Ithaca.

Christine Smart to lead Cornell plant science

Christine Smart, a professor of plant pathology who specializes in development of management strategies for vegetable diseases, has been appointed director of the School of Integrative Plant Science.

Institute focuses on global nutrition policy impact

The Division of Nutrition is hosting the 4th annual WHO/Cochrane/Cornell University Summer Institute for Systematic Reviews in Nutrition for Global Policy Making July 24 to Aug. 4.

New organ transplant monitoring promises better patient care

Using a combination of DNA sequencing and computer science techniques, researchers have developed a new method for monitoring the health of organ transplant patients.

Students explore art, artistic practice during NYC semester

Art students worked toward their B.F.A. degrees this year with studio and seminar classes, visits to museums and artists' studios, internships, meeting curators and exhibiting their work at AAP NYC.

Scholarship lets rural students bloom at Summer College

A record number of high school students from 40 countries and 500 cities around the world took undergraduate classes at Summer College this year. But a handful of those who might benefit the most are from right down the road.

AguaClara begins construction of water plant in Nicaragua

AguaClara, an Engineering Project Team that has built 14 gravity-powered surface water treatment facilities in Honduras over the last 12 years, has begun construction of its first plant in Nicaragua.