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‘More inspired than ever:’ Cornell students start their journeys in law, med school

Despite the pandemic, Cornell students successfully navigated the process of applying to medical and law schools and are headed to some of the country’s top professional schools this fall.

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Micro-robots propelled by air bubbles and ultrasound

Cornell researchers created cell-size robots that can be powered and steered by ultrasound waves. Despite their tiny size, these micro-robotic swimmers could be a formidable new tool for targeted drug delivery.

Center for Bright Beams awarded $22M in grant renewal

A collaboration of researchers led by Cornell has been awarded $22.5 million from the National Science Foundation to continue gaining the fundamental understanding needed to transform the brightness of electron beams available to science, medicine and industry.

Scientists find new way to reverse immune suppression in tumors

Malignant tumors can enhance their ability to survive and spread by suppressing antitumor immune cells in their vicinity, but a new study has uncovered a way to counter this effect.

NIH-funded research to address rising male infertility

Paula Cohen, associate vice provost for life sciences, is leading an eight-year, $8 million, multi-institution grant to untangle the complex genetic rulebook for how sperm develops.

Researchers explore promising treatment for MRSA ‘superbug’

A Baker Institute for Animal Health study finds the antimicrobial properties of certain stem cell proteins could help treat skin infections that are resistant to antibiotics.

Cooperative Extension in NYC: ‘Uniquely suited to help’

Cornell Cooperative Extension supports residents of every borough in New York City, thanks to its long-standing community relationships and faculty research and expertise.

Best-selling science writer to talk about epidemics, life expectancy, innovation

New York Times best-selling science and technology writer Steven Johnson will visit campus Sept. 22 and offer a talk to the Cornell community, “20,000 More Days: How We Doubled Global Life Expectancy in Just 100 years.”

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Director of National Cancer Institute to deliver special cancer biology lecture

Dr. Norman Sharpless, director of the National Cancer Institute at the NIH, will give this semester’s Distinguished Lecture in Cancer Biology Sept. 24 from noon-1 p.m.

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