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Leaders valued over managers, regardless of fit

People tend to prefer prototypical leaders even in situations that call for prototypical managers, a bias that can be tempered by deliberative thinking, according to new Cornell research.

CCMR JumpStart program to fund two NYS companies

Two New York state companies have been chosen to participate this spring in the Cornell Center for Materials Research JumpStart Program, through which they will collaborate with faculty members to develop and improve their products.

Leadership lessons from 2020: Navigating the new normal

Several faculty members in the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business talk about what key lessons leaders and managers can gain from the experiences of 2020 and apply to 2021 and beyond.

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Center for Social Sciences announces 2021-22 faculty fellows

As CCSS fellows, a dozen faculty members representing seven colleges and schools will pursue ambitious research projects on issues ranging from political polarization to environmental justice.

Cornell startup raises $44M to advance ‘C Dots’ biotech

Elucida Oncology, a biotechnology company based on C Dots – ultra-small nanoparticles developed at Cornell that show promise in identifying and fighting cancer – recently secured $44 million in financing.

Score! Engineering startup wins NFL innovation competition

Cornell Engineering startup Organic Robotics Corporation and its stretchable sensing technology, Light Lace, topped a field of four finalists to win the sixth annual NFL 1st & Future competition, sponsored by the National Football League.

Dimensional Energy emerges as $20M Carbon X Prize finalist

Dimensional Energy – a McGovern Center startup that converts carbon dioxide via sunshine into eco-friendly aviation fuel – is a finalist for the $20 million Carbon X Prize.

NYS farm outlook: scarce labor, higher wages in ’21

Richard Stup, agricultural workforce specialist, analyzed the key issues facing New York state farmers this year during Dyson's 2021 Agricultural and Food Business Outlook Conference, held virtually Jan. 25.

Cornell startup to compete in NFL innovation competition

Organic Robotics Corporation, a Cornell engineering startup founded in 2018, is in the finals the sixth annual NFL 1st & Future competition, airing Feb. 2 at 8 p.m. EST on the NFL Network.