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After being defunded by a company with rights to its intellectual property, development of a pediatric heart-assist device has been revived at Cornell with the help of a $4.7 million defense department grant.

Cornell has announced its 2020 cohort of Commercialization Fellows, who will spend a fully funded summer and semester exploring market viability for new technologies, including novel robots and a vaccine delivery system.

The COVID-19 pandemic has left very few corners of the U.S. economy unscathed, but it has hit high-skill job seekers and small companies particularly hard, according to Cornell-led research that analyzed recent job-vacancy postings.

Cornell and the City College of New York research shows that by creating steep tolls for cars to enter Manhattan, traffic congestion and greenhouse gas emissions could be reduced.

Capro-X, a startup that repurposes dairy waste and began in Cornell Engineering’s Commercialization Fellows program, has received a $724,000 National Science Foundation Phase II award.

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has appointed Cornell’s Katherine McComas, Ph.D. ’00, to the New York City Panel on Climate Change on June 11.

The provost has named the leaders of faculty committees that will help implement a new public policy school and superdepartments in economics, psychology and sociology.

The Cornell Center for Social Sciences has awarded $118,000 in spring grants supporting ambitious research projects and conferences involving two-dozen faculty members and resarchers.

A team of Cornell students found an artful way to snare the sun’s energy and optimize it for the U.S. Department of Energy’s inaugural Solar District Cup collegiate design competition.