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12/15/2016
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.
12/15/2016
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.
12/15/2016
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.
12/15/2016
A new study describes for the first time – and documents with video footage – how Varroa destructor mites can nimbly jump from flowers onto bees.
12/15/2016
Human Ecology professor Robert J. Sternberg's new book interviews social scientists about how their research changed the world.
12/15/2016
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.
12/14/2016
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.
12/14/2016
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.
12/14/2016
The Institute for the Social Sciences has awarded 14 small grants to Cornell faculty at seven colleges this fall.
12/14/2016
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.

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