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Student debuts Cornell Chimes on TikTok

Chimesmaster Chenchen Lu ’23 has brought the Cornell Chimes to TikTok, amassing a following of more than 140,000 in the last year.

Alzheimer’s disease causes major metabolic changes in the brain

New findings could lead to the development of treatments aimed at ameliorating the metabolic effects of the disease.

Male contraception offers promise in post-Roe v. Wade era

Paula Cohen, professor of genetics, is pioneering an innovative alternative to the birth control pill: a form of male contraception that targets a mechanism in the early stage of sperm cell production. 

Turner Fellows to advance agricultural development research at Cornell

Eight graduate students from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) arrived at Cornell in August as the inaugural cohort of Thomas Wyatt Turner Fellows, as participants in a one-year program designed to support next-generation leaders in inclusive and sustainable agricultural development.

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Cornell Atkinson and Partners Advance Climate-Smart Agriculture Projects

Cornell Atkinson will partner on two climate-smart agriculture projects announced today as part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s initiative Partnerships for Climate-Smart Commodities

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Partnership boosts worldwide bird conservation

The Cornell Lab of Ornithology and BirdLife International have joined forces to monitor bird populations around the world using the Lab of Ornithology’s massive eBird citizen science database.

Yoga gear company wins entrepreneurship pitch contest

More than 200 students attended the Sept. 8 event in Collegetown.

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First-of-its-kind 3D-printed home blends concrete, wood

The Houston home designed by Leslie Lok and Sasa Zivkovik of College of Architecture, Art and Planning will be the first multistory printed structure in the U.S., featuring a hybrid approach that could be scaled up to multifamily housing developments.

Sound, light artists to lead celebration of Cornell Biennial

The Cornell Council for the Arts launches a celebration of its fifth Cornell Biennial – the largest and most international yet – with exhibition tours, performances and a full day of artist panels, Sept. 15-17.

Industry incentives create greener crypto mining

Following concern on energy-hogging cryptocurrency mining, Cornell Engineering research says that carbon capture and renewable energy may help mining operations reduce their wasteful footprint.

Students win Qualcomm Fellowship with machine learning project

Chenhui Deng and Andrew Butt, Ph.D. students from the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, have been awarded a 2022 Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship for their proposal “Power Inference with Self-Supervised Learning.”

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Best designed by doing: radical hybrid thinking across disciplines

As part of a pilot collaboration between AAP and Cornell Tech, colleagues came together across disciplines to explore innovative ways of teaching and designing. Now, they are poised to take their ideas even further.

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