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Autopen shows perils of automation in communications

In a new analysis, Cornell researchers examined three autopen controversies to see what they reveal about when it is OK – and not OK – to automate communication.

Cascadilla Gorge offers a safe haven for rare species

Cornell Botanic Gardens successfully established a population of the federally threatened plant Leedy's roseroot in the walls of Cascadilla Gorge.

Allison Godwin appointed associate director of Cornell NanoScale Facility

With the appointment of an expert in engineering education, the Cornell NanoScale Science and Technology Facility brings strategic focus to preparing engineers and engineers-in-training for careers in nanoscience and microchip manufacturing.

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‘Tiny tornadoes’ around leaves spread deadly plant pathogens

Cornell researchers have used high-speed cameras to analyze what happens when raindrops hit a leaf of a wheat plant infected with rust – a pathogenic spore that has decimated crops globally.

Mouse social calls and distress calls linked to different neurons

Cornell neuroscientists have identified a group of midbrain neurons essential to ultrasonic social vocalizations produced by mice – but not the squeaks they make when distressed.

New finance roles further integrate Ithaca, Weill Cornell operations

The university has announced a realignment within the Office of the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer designed to improve long-term financial oversight and cross-campus coordination between Ithaca and Weill Cornell Medicine in New York City.

As Micron builds, Cornell NanoScale Facility develops a workforce

A two-week program that introduces high school seniors to nanofabrication is one of many efforts at the Cornell NanoScale Facility to prepare a workforce - as the microchip industry settles in upstate New York.

Einaudi researcher looks to world for lessons on US democracy

Paul Friesen is using his international lens to monitor threats to democracy in the United States and around the world as democratic threats and resilience postdoctoral fellow at the Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies.

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Tiny worm offers window into important protein modifications

“The more we understand protein modification and function, the better we understand its central role for human health and disease.”

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$35M gift to advance science-based solutions for wildlife health

The gift will endow and name the Cornell K. Lisa Yang Center for Wildlife Health to address key challenges at the intersection of wildlife health, domestic animal health, human health and the environment.

Speaker series to examine antisemitism, Islamophobia

Leading academics from around the country will join Cornell experts in a semester-long series, “Antisemitism and Islamophobia Examined,” in addition to a number of other talks exploring these critical issues.

Engineering associate dean wins George Peter Award

For her steady and kind leadership Erin Mulrooney, associate dean for administration in Cornell Engineering, received the Employee Assembly’s 2023 George Peter Award for Dedicated Service.