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Yesterday's garb helps stitch together what life was like in past eras

The Cornell Costume and Textile Collection has more than 9,000 items of apparel, dating from the 18th century to the present, as well as a substantial collection of ethnographic textiles and costumes. It features an online catalog and 3-D photo images of highlighted items. (December 15, 2005)

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Award granted to work toward developing filters against avian flu and SARS

Juan Hinestroza, assistant professor of textiles and apparel at Cornell University, has won a James D. Watson Investigator Award for $200,000 over two years from the New York State Office of Science, Technology and Academic Research to develop nanofibers capable of filtering out viruses, bacteria and hazardous nanoparticles. (November 29, 2005)

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Celebrated architect Peter Eisenman to 'star' at Cornell reunion, in video, gallery and in person

Internationally renowned architect Peter Eisenman will be on campus to celebrate his 50th reunion at Cornell University this weekend. The winner of numerous architectural awards, Eisenman '54 earned his B.Arch. degree at Cornell's College of Architecture, Art and Planning. (June 10, 2004)

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Carpets in schools don't compromise indoor air quality, says Cornell researcher

Carpets in schools can help the quality of indoor air by trapping contaminants and allergens, says a Cornell University indoor environmental expert. (March 19, 2001)

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Chair-mounted split keyboard helps reduce typing risks

Although expensive and complicated to adjust, a split keyboard mounted onto the arms of a worker's chair can help reduce a typist's risk of carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) and other cumulative trauma disorders, according to a new Cornell study.

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Cornell Festschrift honors Colin Rowe, one of architecture's most influential scholars

Colin Rowe, one of architecture's most influential scholars and one of its leading commentators, will be honored with a Festschrift April 26-28 at Cornell University. (March 20, 1996)