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Students have designed VitalMask, a “smart” respiratory mask that prevents the spread of airborne diseases and monitors the wearer’s vital signs.

Since its doors opened in September 2018, Cornell AgriTech's Center of Excellence for Food and Agriculture has supported more than 50 New York-based companies and helped raised $12.3 million to grow businesses.

Collaborating across disparate disciplines to tackle the grand challenges facing humanity is intrinsic to Cornell’s unique brand of research innovation.

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For families in western and central New York hurt by severe economic conditions brought on by the coronavirus pandemic, relief is on the way – in the form of cold milk, delivered to local food banks.

Karl Pillemer, an expert on older adults, predicts older people will increasingly stay in their own homes, rather than in nursing homes, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

William A. Jacobson, an expert in securities arbitration, says it’s tough to compare the current economic downturn to earlier ones, due to its health-related roots and wide-ranging scope.

Miguel Gómez, an expert on food markets and supply chains, says food supply chains must become more flexible so that goods can be more easily directed to either supermarkets or food service establishments, wherever the need is greatest.

Alexander Colvin, Ph.D. ’99, an employment and labor expert, says businesses affected by the pandemic will weather the economic storm more successfully if they collaborate with their workforces.

Victor Nee, the Frank and Rosa Rhodes Professor of Economic Sociology, is among 276 newly elected members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.