A synthetic mesh commonly used to treat urinary incontinence and weakening of female pelvis walls can lead to complications, new Weill Cornell Medicine research suggests.
Emeritus professor Franklin Kingston Moore, who was awarded a NASA Exceptional Scientific Achievement Medal, died on Nov. 21 in Ithaca. A member of the National Academy of Engineering, Moore was 94.
“Entanglements: Conversations on the Human Traces of Science, Technology, and Sound” features interviews with Trevor Pinch, the Goldwin Smith Professor of Science Technology Studies and professor of sociology.
Daniel G. Sisler, Ph.D. ’62, the Liberty Hyde Bailey Professor Emeritus of Agricultural Economics and a Cornell trustee emeritus, died Nov. 23 in Ithaca. He was 87.
Matthew Desmond, the John L. Loeb Associate Professor of the Social Sciences at Harvard University, spoke about factors contributing to widespread eviction in a Nov. 16 campus talk.
Vivian Zayas, associate professor of psychology, and her colleagues found that people continue to be influenced by another person's appearance in a photograph even after interacting with them face-to-face.
At Cornell's version of TEDx Talks – CURBx – seven undergraduate students explained their humanities and STEM research in five-minute presentations Nov. 21 in McGraw Hall.
Cornell researchers have developed a chemical tool to control inflammation that is activated by ultraviolet light, which will allow scientists to study inflammation and the immune system.
Dealing with controversy, and consulting with the right constituencies, are part of the job of leading a university, Interim President Hunter Rawlings told students as guest lecturer in the class Economics of the University.
Ahmed Ahmed '17, a biological sciences major, is one of 32 students selected for a 2017 Rhodes Scholarship.