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04/14/2015
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.
04/14/2015
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.
04/14/2015
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.
04/14/2015
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.
04/14/2015
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.
04/14/2015
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.
04/13/2015
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.
04/13/2015
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.
04/13/2015
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.
04/09/2015
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.

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