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New technique captures real-time movies of a molecular pump

Scientists have captured the first video recordings of a key protein whose function is essential to a deadly foodborne bacteria.

One billion downloads and counting for arXiv

arXiv.org, the scientific pre-print database, has surpassed 1 billion downloads.

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Chemical engineer turned CEO: ‘Wonderful time to be an entrepreneur’

Robert F. Smith '85, Cornell's Entrepreneur of the Year for 2017, spoke with engineering dean Lance Collins Nov. 3 in NYC.

Students share global and public health projects, solutions to problems

More than 40 student teams gave presentations based on their global and public health learning at the Cornell Global Health Program annual symposium Nov. 3.

Law students translate SCOTUS for the global public

Law students takes on the job of explaining in plain English the legal and policy issues in upcoming Supreme Court cases.

Saving Coney Island from the roller coaster of climate change

As sea levels rise, the Coney Island peninsula may become uninhabitable. Cornell landscape architecture graduate students wrestle with the island’s tenable, livable resilience as nature aims to reclaim it.

Psychologist examines ‘The Human Intellect’ in new podcast

David Pizarro, associate professor of psychology, raises questions about human intellectual dominance in a new podcast.

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ILR School forum: Tech promises jobs for people with disabilities

An ILR School forum in New York City focused on improving employment outcomes for people with disabilities in the tech sector.

Cornell International Education Week Nov. 13-17

Cornell joins universities around the country in celebrating global learning during International Education Week, Nov. 13 to 17.

Denise Young Smith is Cornell Tech’s next executive-in-residence

Denise Young Smith, Apple vice president of inclusion and diversity, will become executive-in-residence at Cornell Tech in January 2018.

Gavriel Shapiro memoir chronicles leaving the Soviet Union

A new memoir by Gavriel Shapiro, professor of comparative and Russian literature, recounts his struggle to leave the Soviet Union.

Engineers turn research into prototypes with Scale Up Awards

Four teams of engineering faculty and students each received up to $20,000 from the college to advance their laboratory research toward functioning prototypes.