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Fulbright recipients head off to global destinations

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Meet Lynn Wooten, new dean of the Dyson School

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Cornell Tech fortifies computer science ed in Ithaca area

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Hardware accelerator teams Rev-up product ideas at Demo Day

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Veterinary college mends, releases injured bobcat

Cornell’s Janet L. Swanson Wildlife Health Center saved the life of a bobcat hit by a car and released him into the wild.

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Cornell provides refuge for scholars under threat

Cornell sponsored Turkish academics Azat Gündoğan, a sociologist, and his wife, historian Nilay Ozok-Gündoğan, when they were threatened by their government. They hoped to pursue their research on Turkish history and society, and to raise their infant daughter in their homeland.

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Genomic insights reveal the surprising journey of the apple

Researchers at the Cornell-affiliated Boyce Thompson Institute have excavated the mysteries of the apple’s evolutionary history.

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Wiesner team images tiny quasicrystals as they form

A Cornell multidisciplinary team devised a way to get a time-lapse look at the early formation of mesoporous silica nanoparticles, from six-sided crystals all the way to 12-sided quasicrystals.

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Chemists use electricity to amp up drug manufacturing

Give your medicine a jolt. By using a technique that combines electricity and chemistry, future pharmaceuticals soon may be easily scaled up to be manufactured in a more sustainable way.

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Patented biomedical implant could improve heart patient outcome

Jonathan Butcher, associate professor of biomedical engineering, and Chris Frendl, M.Eng. '11, have been awarded a patent for a method of bio-hybridizing implants such as prosthetic heart valves.

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Computer 'anthropologists' study global fashion

Cornell computer science researchers are figuring out ways to analyze billions of photographs uploaded to photo-sharing services through deep-learning methods.

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Computer 'anthropologist' studies worldwide fashion

Cornell computer science researchers are figuring out ways to analyze billions of photographs uploaded to photo-sharing services through deep-learning methods.

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Drone tech offers new ways to manage climate change

Cornell researchers are using drone technology to more accurately measure surface reflectivity on the landscape, a technological advance that could offer a new way to manage climate change.

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Parasites, snails may factor in Adirondack moose decline

The apparent declining moose population in New York ’s Adirondack Mountains may be caused partly by tiny parasite-transmitting snails eaten by moose as they forage vegetation.

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Invasive gobies may change Oneida Lake’s complexion - again

Oneida Lake, a kissing cousin to New York's Finger Lakes, may soon get an environmental makeover due to another in a series of invasive species bringing havoc to the water body’s ecosystem.

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Christine Smart to lead Cornell plant science

Christine Smart, a professor of plant pathology who specializes in development of management strategies for vegetable diseases, has been appointed director of the School of Integrative Plant Science.

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Institute focuses on global nutrition policy impact

The Division of Nutrition is hosting the 4th annual WHO/Cochrane/Cornell University Summer Institute for Systematic Reviews in Nutrition for Global Policy Making July 24 to Aug. 4.

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Institute focuses on global nutrition policy impact

The Division of Nutrition is hosting the 4th annual WHO/Cochrane/Cornell University Summer Institute for Systematic Reviews in Nutrition for Global Policy Making July 24 to Aug. 4.

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New organ transplant monitoring promises better patient care

Using a combination of DNA sequencing and computer science techniques, researchers have developed a new method for monitoring the health of organ transplant patients.

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AguaClara begins construction of water plant in Nicaragua

AguaClara, an Engineering Project Team that has built 14 gravity-powered surface water treatment facilities in Honduras over the last 12 years, has begun construction of its first plant in Nicaragua.

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