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Investment Firm Taking Space in N.Y. College

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Two Sigma Investments plans to open what it calls a collision lab at Cornell University’s technology campus now rising on Roosevelt Island.

A research scientist made an Alexa skill for keeping up with machine learning papers on arXiv

Every month, several thousand academic papers are uploaded to the website, a website maintained by the Cornell University Library. Among them are the latest developments in machine learning, and other areas of research. In December, 9,599 papers appeared on arXiv (pronounced “archive”), which works out to 309 papers per day on average. Among December’s […]

YouTube Joins The "Fake News" Crusade, Shuts Down Popular Conservative Channel

Late last night YouTube blocked the channel of the influential conservative politics and law website, "Legal Insurrection," citing copyright infringement claims. The creator of the website, Cornell University Law Professor William Jacobson,...Show More Summary

$10M CDC grant funds center to fight vector borne diseases

(Cornell University) To better understand, prevent and treat diseases passed from insects to people, the Cornell University-led Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector Borne Diseases will launch later this month, thanks to a $10 million grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Study examines how bias affects hiring practices

Removing bias from the hiring process presents challenges for the hospitality industry and other service industries that want a qualified, diverse workforce. New research from Cornell University shows that hiring managers' awareness of competence among job applicants and managers' positive attitudes toward affirmative action programs help reduce prejudice in recruitment.

There are strange radio waves hitting Earth from space, and scientists just found the source

A strange burst of radio waves that has puzzled researchers for years has finally been traced to its source, answering one question but generating many, many more. The discovery was made my scientists at Cornell University along with astronomers from around the world. Show More Summary

Tailored organoid may help unravel immune response mystery

(Cornell University) Cornell and Weill Cornell Medicine researchers report on the use of biomaterials-based organoids in an attempt to reproduce immune-system events and gain a better understanding of B cells.

Cosmic source found for mysterious 'fast radio burst'

(Cornell University) Cornell University researchers and a global team of astronomers have uncovered the cosmological source of a sporadically repeating milliseconds-long 'fast radio burst.'Once thinking these bursts had emanated from...Show More Summary

The best way to sleep on a flight — according to a posture expert

Dr. Alan Hedge, a professor of ergonomics at Cornell University, describes the best and worst ways you can sleep on a plane. Follow Tech Insider: On Facebook Join the conversation about this story »

Future Robotics: Robot With a Human Touch

In a recent paper published in the journal Science Robotics, researchers from Cornell University presented their latest invention: a soft robot hand that is able to not only touch delicate items, but also to sense the shape and texture of the objects it comes it contact with. Show More Summary

Ivy League Professor: Democrats And Media Are Attempting A Coup Of The Electoral College

Guest post by Aleister at American Lookout: William Jacobson is a law professor at Cornell University. He also runs the... The post Ivy League Professor: Democrats And Media Are Attempting A Coup Of The Electoral College appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.

You’ll Never Believe How This Family Reacted To Son’s Acceptance To Cornell University

Black Teen’s Admittance Video Into Cornell Goes Viral Louisiana teen Brendon Gauthier shared a moment every high school senior is anxious about with his friends and family. Gauthier checked his admissions status online to the prestigious Cornell University, and what

Optical tech gives prosthesis a more human-like sense of touch

last monthTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

"Soft" and "gentle" are two words not often used to describe the grasp of a robot, but thanks to the work of a team of researchers at Cornell University, future androids may well have an especially delicate touch. Using extra-sensitive...Show More Summary

Emotional Labor From Students Of Color Ain't Free, Cornell

Photo by Emily Dong, student at Cornell University, taken at the November 11th People's Walkout. Far above Cayuga's waters, I am a Senior at Cornell and I am tired of being the teacher of my own race/class/gender/disability-based trauma. Show More Summary

New robot has a human touch

(Cornell University) Most robots achieve grasping and tactile sensing through motorized means, which can be excessively bulky and rigid. A Cornell University group has devised a way for a soft robot to feel its surroundings internally, in much the same way humans do. Show More Summary

Opening Speech to the People's Walkout at Cornell

Photo by Christopher Talavera, Junior at Cornell University The following speech was written and read by two co-hosts and activists from Cafecito con Chisme: Latinx Podcast, Paola Muñoz and Jesse Sanchez, as the opening speech for the People's Walkout at Cornell University on Friday, November 11th, 2016. Show More Summary

This Family’s Reaction To Teen’s Cornell Acceptance Is The Definition of Joy

On Dec. 8, high school senior Brendon Gauthier learned he got into Cornell University surrounded by friends and family. The group's exciting and heartwarming reaction has since gone viral. TM Landry College Prep, a school in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana, shared a video on Facebook of Gauthier at a laptop checking his admission status to Cornell. Show More Summary

Black Excellence: Family Overcome With Joy As Son Gets Accepted Into Ivy League College

Black Student Gets Full Ride at Cornell University Check out this video of High School senior Brendon Gauthier receiving his acceptance letter to Cornell University as his family nervously watches. The honors student at TM Landry Prep in Bureaux Bridge,

SABCS 2016 -- NewYork-Presbyterian's World-Renowned Breast Cancer Experts Available for Comment

Leading breast cancer experts from NewYork-Presbyterian, Columbia University Medical Center and Weill Cornell Medicine will be presenting at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS) in San Antonio, Texas from December 6, 2016 through December 10, 2016.

Saturn's bulging core implies moons younger than thought

(Cornell University) Freshly harvested data from NASA's Cassini mission reveals that the ringed planet's moons may be younger than previously thought.

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