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High body fat increases breast cancer risk for women with normal BMI

Postmenopausal women with higher levels of body fat have a significantly increased risk of developing breast cancer even if they have a normal body mass index, according to a new study.

Law, business students develop AI apps to aid nonprofits

A new class, Delivering Legal Services Through Technology, combined hands-on technical training with a speaker series to provide LL.M., J.D. and MBA students with both the broader context and the technological know-how they’ll need in an evolving field.

Ibrahim named Weill Cornell Medicine dean for diversity and inclusion

Dr. Said Ibrahim has been appointed the inaugural senior associate dean for diversity and inclusion at Weill Cornell Medicine, effective Jan. 2.

Study reveals new role for methotrexate in fighting cancer

A study of the dual pathways that process the essential vitamin folate unexpectedly revealed a new way the cancer drug methotrexate works and may suggest strategies to boost its cancer-killing effects.

ILR program helps people with criminal records return to workforce

Through the Criminal Justice and Employment Initiative, School of Industrial and Labor Relations legal experts are helping people with criminal records get jobs.

Weill Cornell Medicine awarded $9M grant for lymphoma research

Weill Cornell Medicine has been awarded a five-year, $9 million Program Project Grant from the National Cancer Institute to study an aggressive and incurable form of lymphoma.

A foodie grows in Brooklyn: Ann Vegdahl on her new role

Ann Vegdahl joined Cornell Food Venture Center's new satellite office in Brooklyn this summer; she discusses her new role.

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.

Jewish Studies Program presents humorous ‘Monish’ in NYC

A performance of “Monish: A Musical Tale of Talmud and Temptation,” set to rhyming English verse, will be held at the Center for Jewish History Monday, Dec. 3, at 6:30 p.m.