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Students engage with Black ‘memory workers’ in NYC

An interdisciplinary seminar in the fall semester took students from Ithaca to New York City to explore African American heritage sites and the people whose work keeps this history alive.

2021 was Northeast’s third-warmest year since 1895

For the Northeastern U.S., the year 2021 was third warmest – at an average of 49.5 degrees, which ties the year 2020 – since 1895, says the Northeast Regional Climate Center.

Action Research Collaborative aiming for results – now

Professors Neil Lewis Jr. ’13 and Tashara Leak are leading the new Action Research Collaborative, which will serve as an institutional hub for cross-campus action research collaborations between Ithaca and New York City, and elsewhere.

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Best time for COVID vaccination in pregnancy may be now

COVID-19 vaccination of expectant mothers elicits levels of antibodies to the SARS-CoV-2 outer “spike” protein at the time of delivery that don’t vary dramatically with the timing of vaccination during pregnancy and thus don’t justify delaying vaccination, according to a study from researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine.

arXiv hits 2M submissions

The research-sharing platform is a free resource for scholars around the world in fields including physics, math and computer science, who use the service to share their own cutting-edge research and read work submitted by others.

Cornell University Veterinary Specialists celebrates 10 years of providing care to animals

The hospital has seen tremendous growth since opening in 2011. At the time, it had nine doctors among 36 staff. Today, it has 25 doctors among 125 staff, and in the last fiscal year alone, the hospital logged over 25,000 patient visits.

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Effort to combat physician burnout shows progress

Following a sweeping effort in 2019 to address clinical care team well-being across Weill Cornell Medicine, physicians note a reduction in stress and feelings of burnout compared to previous surveys, according to a new report from the institution.

Alternative statistical method could improve clinical trials

An alternative statistical method honed and advanced by Cornell researchers can make clinical trials more reliable and trustworthy while also helping to remedy what has been called a “replicability crisis” in the scientific community.

Cornell Tech celebrates 10th anniversary of winning NYC competition

Campus built for the digital age has already helped make NYC 2nd most valuable startup ecosystem in the world, graduated 1,200 tech leaders, launched 82 startups and raised $920 million.

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