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Enzyme could hold key to improved allergy treatments

A class of immune cells push themselves into an inflammatory state by producing large quantities of a serotonin-making enzyme, a finding that could inform future treatments for asthma and other allergic disorders.

Cornell engineers help get NYC’s L train back on track

New York City’s L train has resumed full service following an extensive rehabilitation project that finished six months early and $100 million under budget, thanks in part to Cornell engineers.

‘Ghostdrivers’ test cultural reactions to autonomous cars

A Cornell Tech-led team has pioneered the use of “ghostdrivers” – cars with drivers disguised under a car seat-like hood – to assess how pedestrians across cultures might react to autonomous vehicles.

‘Connectedness’: Cayuga Health joins COVID-19 fight in NYC

Professionals from Cayuga Health have joined their Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center counterparts to care for New Yorkers diagnosed with COVID-19.

ILR School hub offers NYS-focused COVID-19 information

Aimed at informing workers, unions, employers and policy leaders across New York state, a COVID-19 and Work hub was launched April 16 by the School of Industrial and Labor relations.

COVID-19 treatment depends upon disease severity

How individuals, and health care professionals, deal with infection from SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, varies depending on the severity of the infection.

Why is COVID-19 mild for some, deadly for others?

COVID-19 patients experience a wide range of disease severity. Why do some people get severe and life-threatening illness, while others suffer no symptoms or just mild ones?

Weill Cornell to use $2M from Citadel in COVID-19 fight

The Partners of Citadel and Citadel Securities have made a $2 million gift to Weill Cornell Medicine to develop new approaches to protect people from COVID-19 and identify new cases of it.

Cornell center helps confirm COVID-19 in Bronx Zoo tiger

A 4-year-old tiger at the Bronx Zoo tested positive for COVID-19 on April 5, the diagnosis confirmed thanks in part to an assist from Cornell’s Animal Health Diagnostic Center.