Tumors can force neighboring cells into supporting cancer growth by releasing lactate into their local environment, according to researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine. The findings pave the way for future drug treatments that thwart that defense mechanism to help cancer patients.
On May 13, a panel of Ukrainian experts will converge at Cornell for a hybrid event to discuss the civil and economic upheaval in their country. The event “Ukraine: War, Economy, Path to Rebuilding” features a panel of Ukrainian government officials, academics and business experts with insights into the state of the economy and postwar plans.
A Cornell study found that still images of models in online retail ads had statistically lighter skin tones than those in videos of the same product and model. They also found evidence of “tokenism” – one model who was considerably darker-skinned than the others.
Four students have received the 2022 Cornell Campus-Community Leadership Award, an annual honor given by the Division of University Relations to graduating seniors who have shown exceptional town-gown leadership and innovation.