It may be a while yet before we have cars that drive themselves, but in the near future your car may help you drive. In particular, it could warn you when you’re about to do something stupid.
In his Robot Learning Lab, Ashutosh Saxena has developed an algorithm that allows robots to operate machines they have never seen before by consulting an instruction manual and drawing on its experiences.
Four students are now enrolled in the inaugural class of Cornell’s new doctoral program in Africana Studies, with another three to five students expected to join next fall.
A study asserts that, in the presence of a gentle fluid flow, the biophysics of the female reproductive tract – in particular, the grooves that line parts of it – critically assist sperm migration.
Results from testing indicate that a canine influenza outbreak afflicting more than 1,000 dogs in the Midwest is caused by a virus closely related to Asian strains of influenza viruses.
Fredrick Blaisdell '16 and Steven Ingram '16 have received 2015 Udall scholarships, for students who show potential for careers in environmental public policy, health care and tribal public policy.
Cornell sociologist Laura Tach as 2015 William T. Grant Foundation Scholars will receive a five-year, $350,000 award to fund research on U.S. families.
Veterinary medicine researchers have found that stem cells inside capsules secrete substances that help heal simulated wounds in cell cultures. The capsules need to be tested to see if they will help healing in humans.
A new study by Cornell psychologists suggests that science and engineering faculty preferred women two-to-one over identically qualified male candidates for assistant professor positions.
The Bill Melinda Gates Foundation has awarded Cornell $18.5 million for a project that will give modular, open-source breeding software resources to plant breeders in the developing world.