Four different autism subtypes identified in brain study

People with autism spectrum disorder can be classified into four distinct subtypes based on their brain activity and behavior, according to a study from Weill Cornell Medicine investigators.

Antibody targets omicron and other SARS-CoV-2 variants

A team  has identified an antibody that appears to block infection by all dominant variants of the virus that causes COVID-19, including omicron. Their discovery could lead to more potent vaccines and new antibody-based treatments.

Tiny eye movements are under a surprising degree of cognitive control

Ocular drift, a very subtle and seemingly random type of eye movement, can be influenced by prior knowledge of the expected visual target, suggesting a surprising level of cognitive control over the eyes, according to a study led by Weill Cornell Medicine neuroscientists.

Former director at the SC Johnson College of Business discusses his summer business course in NYC

This summer, students can explore business management in the center of global business by taking The Business World in New York City, offered by Cornell’s School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions. This popular three-credit foundation course runs May 30 through June 16, 2023, on the Cornell University ILR NYC Campus on Lexington Avenue.

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Study uncovers social cost of using AI in conversations

People have more efficient conversations, use more positive language and perceive each other more positively when using an artificial intelligence-enabled chat tool, a group of Cornell researchers has found.

Fauci: Basic science research will help prevent future pandemics

Dr. Anthony Fauci shared 10 lessons from the global health crisis during his grand rounds presentation on March 29 in Uris Auditorium.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg ’54 carved portrait to adorn NYS Capitol

For the first time in 125 years, the face of a celebrated New Yorker – Ruth Bader Ginsburg – will be permanently commemorated at the New York State Capitol’s Great Western Staircase.

Students explore law in NYC during summer course with internship

Prelaw in New York City features a four-credit course, "Introduction to the American Legal System," taught using the Socratic method used at most U.S. law schools and some selective internships. 

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Bacterial toxin may trigger multiple sclerosis onset and relapse

A specific toxin-producing gut bacteria may be responsible for both triggering the onset of multiple sclerosis (MS) and ongoing disease activity, according to a new study led by a team of researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian.