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Ecolectro receives $1.7M from DOE to accelerate hydrogen fuel development

The U.S. Department of Energy has granted $1.7 million to Cornell startup Ecolectro so the company can produce hydrogen fuel more easily and inexpensively.

Forum highlights the connections between humans and apes

“Apes and Sustainability,” a forum held Nov. 15, brought together Cornell faculty, activists and scientists to explore new perspectives on preserving nonhuman great apes in sustainable ways.

Animal behavior expert Temple Grandin’s ideas spring from her autism

Temple Grandin, the prominent author on autism and animal behavior, visited Cornell Nov. 13 to share her perspective on animal behavior and livestock husbandry.

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.

Things to Do, Nov. 30-Dec. 7, 2018

Events this week include the Hortus Forum's annual Poinsettia Sale; a concert of music by graduate student composers; and a free screening of “Bird of Prey,” from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.

Graphic warnings snuff out cigarettes’ appeal to kids

Cigarette ads with graphic warning labels – with images such as cancerous gums and lips – cancel out the effect of ads that prompt children to think of smoking as cool and fun, according to a new Cornell study.

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 announces 2019 Groat and Alpern award recipients

Carolyn Richmond ’91 and Diane Rosen ’78, will be honored with the ILR School’s 2019 Groat and Alpern Awards ceremony April 11.

Grad students prepare for community engaged experiences

The inaugural Engaged Graduate Student Institute brought students across campus together Nov. 9 to learn how to conduct research while making a positive impact on the community.