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Johnson details computational art history techniques

Professor C. Richard Johnson discussed the techniques he innovated using X-rays and algorithms to analyze works of art in his Nov. 9 campus talk.

Study reveals natural solutions to combat climate change

Annual greenhouse gas emissions from all U.S. vehicles could be absorbed by forests, wetlands and agricultural lands, according to new research.

Art book reveals the inner world of ‘The American Fraternity’

Professor Andrew Moisey situates fraternity culture squarely in the center of American leadership in his new book, “The American Fraternity.”

Reporter paints vivid portrait of opioid epidemic

Journalist Sam Quinones spoke about the origins and impacts of the opioid epidemic Nov. 7 on campus.

Three new Tisch University Professors named

Three new Tisch University Professors – Nicholas Abbott, Catherine Kling and Daniel Lee – were named earlier this month by the Cornell University Board of Trustees, bringing to six the total number of current faculty carrying the honor and title.

Ezra

Food and fun figure in fundraisers for Cornell United Way campaign

A chili and dessert fundraiser Nov. 29, women’s hockey Nov. 30, and Cornell’s first Winterfest Dec. 7 will benefit the Cornell United Way campaign.

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What did birds and insects do during the 2017 solar eclipse?

Using data from 143 weather radar sites in the continental U.S., researchers could “see” the behavior of wildlife during the 2017 solar eclipse.

22 student entrepreneurs join W.E. Cornell

Cornell’s new entrepreneurship program for women recently announced its first cohort of 22 students for the 2018-19 academic year.

People who focus too much on money may sacrifice their humanity

In a series of six studies, researchers looked at how the pursuit of money affects the way people see themselves.

Podcast examines the psychobiology of love

“Love Science.” a new episode of the “What Makes Us Human” podcast series, explores the behavioral, psychological and neural components of love – and its loss.

Essentials

For arid, Mars-like desert, rain brings death

When rains fell on the arid Atacama Desert, it was reasonable to expect floral blooms to follow. Instead, the water brought death, according to an international team of planetary astrobiologists.

Two-step training helps robots interpret human language

To help robots understand human language when navigating, researchers divided their task into two separate stages: first, interpreting the language in a command and mapping out a path; and then executing the trip.