“Unprecedented workshop” highlights new infrastructure delivery methods

Top private and public sector leaders, academics, experts, and practitioners will meet for a workshop at Cornell Tech focusing on new methods of infrastructure delivery. The issue is especially timely because of the $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill signed into law by President Biden.

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NYC schools chancellor gets a taste of Cornell

David Banks joined a team of students for a cooking competition where all the dishes included herbs grown by the students in the Cornell University Cooperative Extension Hydroponics, Aquaponics Science and Technology Education Program at Food and Finance High School.

Overlooked, undervalued: Cornell research seeks to elevate home care workers

A multidisciplinary team of Cornell researchers is collaborating to elevate the value of home care workers while improving their working conditions and patient outcomes.

NYC exhibition features plight of the ninespotted lady beetle

The exhibition, “Extinct and Endangered,” opens June 22 in New York City and is based on the macrophotography of renowned artist Levon Biss.

Antibodies in breast milk help shape infants’ gut bacteria and immunity

A study suggests boosting “naturally-produced” antibodies in mothers may enhance infants’ immunity against bacterial pathogens that cause infectious gastrointestinal diseases.

NYC mayors, Cornell presidents celebrate 10 years of Cornell Tech

New York City mayors past and present attended a celebration of the 10th anniversary of Cornell Tech, the technology and engineering-focused campus that Cornell launched in 2012 with its academic partner, the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology.

Study sheds light on how scramblase proteins rearrange cell membranes

A class of proteins, known as TMEM16 scramblases, permit rearrangement of lipids in the cell membrane chiefly by thinning the membrane, according to a new model by Weill Cornell Medicine investigators.

Considering trauma in tech design could benefit all users

Computing-related retraumatization can be lessened or avoided in a few low- or no-cost ways, according to research co-led by Nicola Dell and Tom Ristenpart of Cornell Tech and the Cornell Ann S. Bowers College of Computing and Information Science.

Immune therapy targets cells that cause leukemia relapse

Genetically engineered immune cells successfully target the specific cancer cells that may be responsible for relapse of acute myeloid leukemia, according to a preclinical study by investigators at Weill Cornell Medicine.