Many new sharing economy companies, like Uber and Airbnb, use consumer-sourced ratings to evaluate their workers – but these systems can include bias based on race or gender.
Researchers from Cornell and the University of Virginia collaborated at the Cornell High Energy Synchrotron Source in an effort to better understand the chemistry behind solar cells.
Computer science professor Hakim Weatherspoon has developed a system in which signals sent at the speed of light over fiber-optic cables keep data center computers in sync to within a few nanoseconds.
A new study describes for the first time – and documents with video footage – how Varroa destructor mites can nimbly jump from flowers onto bees.
Human Ecology professor Robert J. Sternberg's new book interviews social scientists about how their research changed the world.
Researchers from Cornell, Dartmouth say the ability to recall something, to implicitly know it, can be blocked when attempts are made to remember specific details, creating a feeling-of-not-knowing.
Dr. Michael Satlin at Weill Cornell Medicine and Ilana Brito in Ithaca are researching how to fight drug-resistant bacteria – superbugs that threaten cancer patients' fragile immune systems.
Professor and chair of city and regional planning Susan Christopherson, known for her scholarly work and expertise on regional economic development, died Dec. 13, 2016, following a battle with cancer. She was 69.
The Institute for the Social Sciences has awarded 14 small grants to Cornell faculty at seven colleges this fall.
The Merlin Bird Photo ID mobile app has been launched and, thanks to machine-learning technology, can identify hundreds of North American species it “sees” in photos.