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Study: Smart speakers make passive listeners

People explore less when they get recommendations from voice-based platforms such as Amazon’s Alexa or Apple’s Siri, making it more likely that they’ll hear options chosen by an algorithm than those they might actually prefer.

Nine faculty members elected AAAS fellows

This year's AAAS electees from Cornell include a renowned artificial intelligence researcher, an emeritus professor who studies animal migration patterns, and a food safety expert.

A stitch in simulation saves nine

A new digital tool developed by a team of researchers at Cornell and Stanford University can accurately predict how knitting patterns will turn out ahead of time – and does it about 100 times faster than existing methods.

Cornell faculty, leadership begin to tackle grand challenges

Global Grand Challenges Symposium brought together faculty, administrators and guests to discuss challenges on which Cornell should place emphasis and resources in 2019-2020.

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.

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.

To build trust in data science, work together

Collaboration is key to building trust in algorithms and big data, according to a new paper by Cornell researchers.

Study explores how robots in the operating room impact teamwork

Cornell researchers took a close look at the impact robotic surgery has on a team in an operating room.

Global Grand Challenges event to spark faculty dialogue

Cross-campus gathering will focus on the biggest challenges facing the world, and help determine a theme on which the university will focus in the 2019-2020 academic year.