CTI grant recipients build student confidence, connection

In 2023-2024 the Center for Teaching Innovation (CTI) awarded Innovative Teaching and Learning Grants to seven recipients. This year, two of those recipients' projects focus on building empathy into their courses to promote student learning.

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Gut muscle vital for absorbing fats forms like scars

By discovering how a type of smooth muscle forms in the gut, scientists have opened doors to making artificial muscle, repairing muscle following gut surgeries and treating inflammatory bowel disease and obesity.

Solar energy can uplift rural Ethiopians, but is hard to come by

Barriers to adopting solar power persist among rural communities in Ethiopia, where solar panels can promote health and education. 

Anemia linked to higher female mortality during heart surgery

Women are at higher risk of death when undergoing heart bypass surgery than men, and researchers have determined that this disparity is mediated, to a large extent, by the loss of red blood cells during surgery. 

Public health certificate closes eight primary skill gaps for students

Through its new Public Health Essentials online certificate program, Cornell seeks to help leaders proactively address today’s global health challenges.

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Postdoctoral fellows to lead sustainability research on four continents

Cornell Atkinson has announced its 2024 Postdoctoral Fellows, who work jointly with a Cornell advisor and an external advisor from a partner organization.

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New atlas of mRNA variants captures inner workings of brain

Investigators at Weill Cornell Medicine have assembled the most comprehensive atlas to date of messenger RNA variants in the mouse and human brain, helping neuroscientists understand how the brain develops and functions.

Life as a Cornell entrepreneur: ‘I have people in my corner who inspire me’

CultureCare is a digital platform for BIPOC (Black, indigenous, and people of color) therapists to manage their practice and connect to clients. 

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Nasal spray can safely treat recurrent abnormal heart rhythms

A clinical trial led by Weill Cornell Medicine investigators showed that a nasal spray that patients administer at home, without a physician, successfully and safely treated recurrent episodes of a condition that causes rapid abnormal heart rhythms.