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Study pushes understanding of how cells migrate

A new study helps explain how moving cells respond to environmental cues and set up internal structures that enable them to keep going in one direction during organ development, wound healing, cancer metastasis and many other processes 

Early version of Black pride brought US a step closer to Juneteenth

In 1829, abolitionist David Walker’s “Appeal to the Colored People of the World” went viral, enabling enslaved people to imagine freedom and why they deserved it. 

Donor's gift supports students' international research

The Amit Bhatia ’01 Global Ph.D. Research Scholars program is supporting doctoral students in completing extended, in-country international research essential for the completion of their dissertations.

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Putting the brakes on chronic inflammation

Researchers have discovered a link between two key pathways that regulate the immune system in mammals – a finding that impacts understanding of chronic inflammatory bowel diseases.

Marissa Saporta ’99: Revamping the world of e-commerce with a firm grip on fun

Marissa Saporta '99 followed in her father’s footsteps toward the family business before reimagining her future and the world of e-commerce.

‘Lost’ birds list will aid in protecting species

A group of scientists has released the first comprehensive list of birds that haven’t been documented in more than a decade, with the help of Macaulay Library at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.

Mothers’ care is central factor in animal, human longevity

The relationship between mother and child offers clues to the mystery of why humans live longer lives than expected for their size – and sheds new light on what it means to be human.

Jon Kleinberg named to American Philosophical Society

Jon Kleinberg is one of 37 new members from diverse fields to be selected for membership in the American Philosophical Society, the oldest learned society in the U.S.

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ILR’s Scheinman Institute facilitating pandemic gear supply chain improvements

A 2024 ILR School Scheinman Institute contract with Technologies for Pandemic Defense will bring labor to the table to facilitate discussions with government, industry and manufacturers of personal protective equipment to support the design and purchase of new respirators and related equipment.

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Abowd Honored for Advancing Computing Field

Professor Emeritus John M. Abowd, who served as chief scientist of the U.S. Census Bureau, will be honored by the Association for Computer Engineering on June 22 in San Francisco, California.

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Traverso honored by Autonomous University of Barcelona

Enzo Traverso, the Susan and Bart Winokur Professor in the Humanities, has received an honorary doctorate from the Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona (UAB).

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Endangered sea cucumbers for sale in NYC food markets

After sampling food markets in Chinatown districts, Cornell researchers found evidence that some threatened species of sea cucumbers – a pricey, nutritious delicacy – get sold to consumers.