Cornell Botanic Gardens’ pocket guide puts top sites in your palm

This new pocket-sized brochure gives you all you need to know to explore the gardens, natural areas, and gorges of Cornell Botanic Gardens.

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Four Cornell professors elected to national academy

Mario Herrero, Timothy Ryan, M.S. ’86, Ph.D. ’89, Steven Strogatz and Peter Wolczanski are Cornell’s 2024 electees to the National Academy of Sciences, the academy announced April 30 at the close of its 161st annual meeting.

Prevalent heart conditions may differ in low, high-income nations

Early onset heart failure is alarmingly common in urban Haiti – over 15-fold higher than previously estimated – according to a study conducted by Weill Cornell Medicine researchers in partnership with the Haitian medical organization GHESKIO.

Cornell, SUNY students show off contributions that help others

Students from Cornell, Binghamton and Stony Brook universities came together to celebrate the contributions they made to improve local, regional and international communities during a showcase event on April 19 in the College of Human Ecology’s Commons.

Collaboration reimagines shopping mall as wellness hub

Faculty and students joined community members, nonprofit leaders and Cayuga Health System representatives April 12-13 to explore a new vision for The Shops at Ithaca Mall focused on health equity.

Solving the riddle of sphingolipids in coronary artery disease

Weill Cornell Medicine investigators have uncovered a way to unleash in blood vessels the protective effects of a type of fat-related molecule known as a sphingolipid, suggesting a promising new strategy for the treatment of coronary artery disease.

Immunologist receives biomedical research award

Ashley Nelson, assistant professor of immunology research in the Department of Pediatrics at Weill Cornell Medicine, has received a 2023 Hartwell Individual Biomedical Research Award from The Hartwell Foundation.

Klarman Fellow: AI has a lot to learn from “flexible and reliable” human memory

Greater understanding of beneficial characteristics of the human brain, such as flexibility and reliability, will help Wenbo Tang develop therapies for human diseases – and to improve AI systems.

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Student group adapts toys, devices for kids with disabilities

The Big Red Adaptive Play and Design Initiative has brought independence and joy to local children with disabilities – and has created space for the engineering of assistive technologies at Cornell.