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Éva Tardos, the Jacob Gould Schurman Professor of Computer Science, has been elected to the American Philosophical Society, the oldest learned society in the United States.

A statistical analysis of all 50 states and Washington, D.C., found that social distancing measures slowed the spread of coronavirus on the whole, but did not reduce the number of new infections per day.

A Cornell-led collaboration investigated how differences in collagen fibers are responsible for influencing the behavior of myofibroblasts – findings that could have implications for preventing and treating fibrotic diseases such as cancer.

The Office of the Vice Provost for Research has announced a new seed grant mechanism to fund preliminary investigations into medical and biological aspects of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.

Cornell researchers used a form of a rotational oscillation, called orthogonal shear, to manipulate the solidification of thickening fluids under compression and extension and explore how these materials solidify.

Collaborating across disparate disciplines to tackle the grand challenges facing humanity is intrinsic to Cornell’s unique brand of research innovation.


When Kaavian Shariati ’20 learned he had Type 1 diabetes shortly before arriving at Cornell, he was shocked not only by his new responsibilities – monitoring his insulin levels day and night – but by the state of diabetes research.


Robert S. Langer ’70 has made research discoveries that have sparked breakthroughs in biomedical technology universally described as revolutionary.


Graduate School Dean Barbara Knuth is inspired daily by the scholarly work of Cornell’s graduate students. Their innovations and intellectual energy are vital to Cornell’s research productivity.