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Climate change, sexual harassment burden NYS workplaces

Climate change, sexual harassment, dangers for delivery workers and expungement of criminal records are among the workplace issues that trouble New Yorkers, according to a new report by Cornell labor and workplace experts.

More than 99.9% of studies agree: Humans caused climate change

More than 99.9% of peer-reviewed scientific papers agree that climate change is mainly caused by humans, according to a new survey of 88,125 climate-related studies.

New gene could help improve tomato flavor and shelf life

A team of researchers have identified a gene that regulates tomato softening independent of ripening, a finding that could help tomato and other fruit breeders strike the right balance between good shelf life and high-quality flavor.

Book co-edited by ILR professor wins prize

Described as “an anthropology of labor that is sharply attuned to the irreversible effects of climate change, extinction, and deforestation,” book wins Society for the Anthropology of Work Book Prize.

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Lavish wealth tolerated more for individuals than groups

Support for redistributive policies intended to reduce growing income inequality may depend on who people are led to consider at the top of the economic ladder, finds new psychology research by Thomas Gilovich and collaborators.

Library marks advising milestone

First-year A&S students get a head start with help from librarians.

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Tracker promotes consistent learning for incarcerated students

The tool was developed by a programmer for the Cornell Prison Education Program and a new $600,000 grant from Ascendium Education Group will support the further development of both the tool and models to expand the project nationwide.

Titan’s river maps may advise Dragonfly’s sedimental journey

Cornell astronomers have published the final maps of Saturn moon Titan’s liquid methane rivers and tributaries, providing context for the next scheduled expedition in the 2030s.

Scientists uncover key vulnerability of aggressive lymphomas

Researchers found that they could use an existing experimental drug to slow metabolism of certain aggressive B-cell lymphomas in lab-dish and animal studies.

Structured management protocols help firms thrive

New research from Daniela Scur in Dyson finds that companies with a culture of highly structured management practices were able to attract and keep top workers, and companies with structured operations practices attracted top-flight managers.

Weiss teaching awards honor 10 exceptional faculty

President Martha E. Pollack on Oct. 18 announced the winners of Stephen H. Weiss Awards honoring a sustained record of commitment to the teaching and mentoring of undergraduate students and to undergraduate education.

New timeline clarifies Indigenous history in Mohawk Valley

A collaboration between Cornell researchers and the New York State Museum in Albany has established a more precise timeline for some of the most iconic archeological sites in the Mohawk Valley by dating materials that were used by the Indigenous communities living in these villages.