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Research tops list of 2019’s most read stories

Of the approximately 1,500 stories posted by the Cornell Chronicle, research stories about air pollution, engineering and genetics were the four most-read stories of the past 12 months.

Listening sessions inform public policy recommendation

After hosting nearly 20 listening sessions, a faculty committee exploring how best to elevate public policy at Cornell plans to submit its final report in January.

Project adapts basic tech to give voice to patients in Africa

A new system developed by Cornell Tech researchers will allow thousands of patients of community health care workers in rural Africa to use a basic tool on their mobile phones to provide feedback about their care.

Weill Cornell center aims to help cognitively impaired seniors

Weill Cornell Medicine has been awarded a five-year, $4.6 million grant to create a center aimed at developing technology to help older adults who have cognitive impairments.

CS undergrads’ research sets sights on image hackers

Four undergraduates recently presented their research – conducted with the help of equipment donations from Facebook – at a major conference on computer vision.

New center will foster data science research

Cornell’s Center for Data Science for Enterprise and Society, launching this fall and led by David Shmoys, will enhance research in the increasingly important field of data science.

Transaction fees change the culture of bitcoin, study says

Bitcoin transaction fees keep the cryptocurrency functioning, but may threaten its long-term viability and contribute to its energy waste, according to a new study from Cornell researchers.

AI tool detects global fashion trends

A new artificial intelligence tool developed by Cornell researchers scans millions of publicly available photos to effectively identify fashion trends around the world, as well as traditions and events with signature styles.

Cornell Tech clinic to help intimate violence victims

The Computer Security Clinic for Victims of Intimate Partner Violence will help survivors of intimate partner violence determine whether their abusers are using technology as a tool to harm them, Cornell Tech announced Oct. 22.