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Nervous system puts the brakes on inflammation

Cells in the nervous system can “put the brakes” on immune response to infections to prevent excessive inflammation.

ILR School heightens presence in New York City

The ILR School has moved its midtown Manhattan office to the former RCA Victor Building at 570 Lexington Ave. in January.

Undergrads: Apply for summer research opportunities at Cornell Tech

Up to 10 undergraduate students from the Ithaca campus will spend their summer doing research on the Cornell Tech campus. 

Cornell's trustees aim for the university's long-term health

Cornell Board of Trustees Chairman Robert S. Harrison ’76 and Executive Committee Chairman Jan Rock Zubrow ’77 discuss university priorities and challenges, leadership, student and alumni engagement, and the board's unique makeup.

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NYC high schoolers explore STEM fields at Weill Cornell Medicine

On Feb. 27, 90 students from public high schools across New York City participated in Big Red STEM Day, designed to inspire high school students to consider STEM fields.

New York City events honor Triangle fire victims, focus on new activists

“Triangle Fire: See You in the Streets" a commemoration of the Triangle Factory fire tragedy, will be held March 26 at the Center for Jewish History in Manhattan.

Drukier Prize in Children's Health Research awarded to Harvard hematologist

Dr. Vijay Sankaran, who investigates molecular underpinnings of pediatric genetic blood disorders, has been awarded the third annual Gale and Ira Drukier Prize in Children’s Health Research.

Blood transfusions decline 2011-14, new study finds

A Feb. 27 by Weill Cornell Medicine and other investigators reveals that blood transfusions are declining nationally.

Proteins that package DNA participate in DNA repair

Proteins that function like spools to tightly wind DNA, called histones, play an active role in DNA repair, according to a new study from Weill Cornell Medicine scientists.