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Cross-campus team probes gene-environment interactions

Researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine and Cornell’s Ithaca campus have developed a new computational method for studying genetic and environmental interactions and how they influence disease risk.

Gensler family endows, names Cornell AAP NYC program

A $10 million gift to the College of Architecture, Art and Planning has been given to the college by a multi-generational Cornellian family to name and permanently fund its NYC program.

Initiative to employ AI in behavioral health monitoring

The new, collaborative Precision Behavioral Health Initiative aims to use both smart devices and artificial intelligence to help individuals, and their doctors, monitor and manage behavioral health.

NYS can achieve 2050 carbon goals with Earth’s help

By delving into scientific and economic data, Cornell engineers have examined whether New York could achieve a statewide carbon-neutral economy by 2050. Their finding: Yes – and with five years to spare.

ILR initiative bridging gap between legal system, employment

The Criminal Justice and Employment Initiative in November held the first two of four scheduled live online educational trainings for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey’s Office of Second Chance Employment.

Cornell’s East Avenue to be renamed ‘Feeney Way’

Cornell has announced that East Avenue, one of the main arteries through the Ithaca campus, will be renamed in honor of Charles F. “Chuck” Feeney ’56, founding chairman of The Atlantic Philanthropies and the university’s most generous donor.

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COVID-19 patient registry helping track disease’s evolution

A Cornell-led COVID-19 patient registry, organized by Weill Cornell Medicine, continues to be a source of medical insight into the workings of the novel coronavirus and treatment of infected patients.

Studies offer tips on lessening spaceflight-related risk

Space travel, illnesses like COVID-19 and climbing Mount Everest can trigger the body’s stress response systems in similar ways, according to new studies by Weill Cornell Medicine, space agencies and other investigators.

Grant to fund study of acoustics in turfgrass pest control

A team of Cornell scientists will use acoustic technology to develop efficient and affordable ways to manage soil-dwelling pests and their predators, thanks to a two-year grant from the USDA.