Machine learning gives nuanced view of Alzheimer’s stages

A Cornell-led collaboration used machine learning to pinpoint the most accurate means, and timelines, for anticipating the advancement of Alzheimer’s disease.

Gennady Shvets to lead Laboratory of Plasma Studies

For nearly six decades, Cornell’s Laboratory of Plasma Studies has remained at the forefront of plasma science – a tradition its incoming director, Gennady Shvets, professor of applied and engineering physics, plans to continue while also broadening the lab’s research capabilities.

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Laidlaw scholars at Cornell gain global perspectives

The Laidlaw Scholars Program, hosted at Cornell by the Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies, trains early undergraduates in international research and leadership and sends them out into the world for hands-on experiences.

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Cornell life science incubator graduates three startups

Three startups – two helping to make a green economy and one creating next-generation microbial images – graduated Nov. 16 from Cornell’s Center for Life Science Ventures business incubator. 

Hockey, foraging animals help inform digital communications theory

Professor Aaron Wagner and his former students were recognized with the 2022 IEEE Information Theory Society Paper Award for their research employing feedback to improve coding performance.

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Afghan Dreamers, Cornell Cup Robotics launch World Cup Dreams

The FIFA World Cup begins Nov. 20 in Qatar, and Cornell Engineering is partnering with the Afghan Dreamers all-girls robotics team in an effort to harness this energy – and inspire young people to dream big, in both soccer and STEM learning.

From lost items to athletic gear, undergrads win for big ideas

Four undergraduate teams with business ideas won this year’s Big Ideas Competition, sponsored by Blackstone LaunchPad, Startup Tree and Entrepreneurship at Cornell.

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Senior wins award from SETI Institute for planetary research

“I think the question that drives SETI’s work is one innate to the human species – seeking to prove that we are not alone in the universe,” said Ze-Wen Koh '23.

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Professor tells COP27 to move faster on energy transition

At COP27 meeting in Egypt, Engineering Professor Semida Silveira delivered a United Nations working group statement to accelerate global net-zero carbon emissions principles.