Students transmit health care data without cell service, internet

Using low-frequency radio waves to send blood pressure data, a group of students has provided a proof of concept that could enable in-home health care for people without cellular or broadband access.

Personal crises reduce voter turnout, but may prompt other political action

People with unstable lives are systematically underrepresented at the ballot box, finds new political science research co-authored by Jamila Michener.

Marginal students reap more benefits from STEM programs

Enrolling in a selective college STEM program pays off more for academically marginal students – even though they are less likely to graduate, Cornell economics research finds.

Humanities scholars research free speech, AI, sports culture and the Supreme Court

At the May event, students covered topics focused on countries around the globe and ranging from immigration, home care workers and female sports culture to the U.S.-China relationship, the repatriation of cultural objects and AI and literature.

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The Digital CoLab: Elevating skills, building community

Home to Cornell University Library’s Digital Scholarship Services, the Digital CoLab on the 7th floor of Olin Library stimulates innovation in research and teaching while building connections among scholars across campus. It follows one simple formula: “People over projects.” 

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High stalks: Could rhubarb be New York state’s next big crop?

A little sour, a little sweet, a tiny bit vegetal: New rhubarb cultivars could be a significant boon to the state’s wines, beers, distilled spirits and hard ciders.

New method produces fresher, tastier cold-pressed Concord grape juice

Cornell AgriTech’s first-of-its-kind research combines the nonthermal processing technologies of pulsed electric field and high-pressure processing.

Projects funded by 2024 New Frontier Grants look toward the future

The College of Arts and Sciences has awarded five New Frontier Grants to cutting edge projects in science, social science and the humanities led by A&S faculty, some with collaborators from other colleges.

AI may improve doctor-patient interactions for older adults with cancer

Researchers have developed an AI tool that uses machine learning and large language models to identify treatment options based on patients’ diagnoses, demographic information and priorities.