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Child care workers built movement to raise pay, include more families

In the early 1990s, labor activists responded to the exploitation of waged child care workers by dissolving the usual labor divisions between workplace and home, according to a new account of the movement by a Klarman Postdoctoral Fellow.

NIH funds consortium to speed TB treatment development

A new consortium co-led by Weill Cornell Medicine has been awarded a five-year, $31 million grant from the NIH’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases to accelerate the development of better treatment regimens for tuberculosis.

State invests $1M in Hudson Valley Research Lab

The Hudson Valley Research Laboratory in Highland, New York, a partnership between Cornell AgriTech and area growers, is receiving $1 million in capital funding from the state for improvements that will take the research facility into the future.

Researchers customize AI tools for digital pathology

Scientists from Weill Cornell Medicine and the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute have developed new AI tools tailored to digital pathology, a growing field that uses high-resolution digital images created from tissue samples to help diagnose disease.

Naturalization ceremony at Cornell welcomes 38 new citizens

Hailing from Azerbaijan to Uruguay, the new United States citizens from 23 different countries attended the first Tompkins County Naturalization Ceremony since the pandemic. 

SPROUT Awards support 6 novel research collaborations

From exploring the mechanics of early-stage bone metastasis to analyzing price formation policies in wholesale electricity markets, Cornell Engineering’s Sprout Awards are funding unique research projects with the potential to grow partnerships across Cornell.

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Economist to study collective action with NSF grant

From organizing a charity event to demonstrating against an authoritarian regime, collective action is one of the most basic and ubiquitous forms of strategic interaction in a society, says Marco Battaglini.

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Cornell dashboard estimates mortality risk of wildfire smoke

To help local emergency managers assess danger, Cornell researchers have created the Mortality Estimation Tool to map predicted, smoke-attributed mortality statistics in near-real time.

Study backs RSV vaccine safety during pregnancy

Vaccinating mothers against RSV during late pregnancy to protect their newborns is not associated with an increased risk of preterm birth or other poor outcomes, according to Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian investigators.

Beekeeping, hydropower: Cornell Atkinson awards nearly $1M in grants

Cornell Atkinson’s annual Academic Venture Fund will provide nearly $1 million in seed funding to support research teams across five colleges and 11 departments, many with key external partnerships.

Writing about identity, values can boost teens’ self-esteem

Providing teenagers opportunities to affirm positive aspects of their identities and values can help bolster their self-esteem and ease transitions to high school, new Cornell psychology research finds.

Cornell Keynotes podcast: Combining right brain and left brain thinking

Richard Cahoon, a professor at the Cornell College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, joins the Cornell Keynotes podcast to explain how we can combine the creative and analytical parts of our minds to give our ideas life and longevity.

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