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From the laboratory bench to the hospital bedside and from cultural evolution to concepts in sustainability, our researchers and scholars are translating discovery into meaningful, measurable impact that is changing the world for the better.

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Research Around the University

Intelligent Control for Autonomous Robots

Intelligent Control for Autonomous Robots

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Spending time in nature reduces stress, research finds

Spending time in nature reduces stress, research finds

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Protein finding could inform new type 2 diabetes treatment

Protein finding could inform new type 2 diabetes treatment

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The Boy Scouts are rebranding. But they’re still excluding a big group.

The Boy Scouts are rebranding. But they’re still excluding a big group.

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Hospitality, not medical care, key to patient satisfaction

Hospitality, not medical care, key to patient satisfaction

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Cornell develops educational toolkit for testing e-cigarettes

Cornell develops educational toolkit for testing e-cigarettes

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Looking for exoplanet life in all the right spectra

Looking for exoplanet life in all the right spectra

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Study finds sex bias in bird conservation plans

Study finds sex bias in bird conservation plans

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Grad student works with indigenous speaker to document fading tongue

Grad student works with indigenous speaker to document fading tongue

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In Global South, Building Sewers May Spur Health, Economy

In Global South, Building Sewers May Spur Health, Economy

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Cornell Global Research Stories

Cornell research delivers results that matter all around the world.

Jinzhou (Joel) Li, vice president of Qimei, foreground, and Ralph Christy, inspect apples at a Chine
A man walks alongside a field near Asella, Ethiopia.
A map showing the sea currents in the Indian Ocean
The Santo Ant?nio hydropower dam, recently built in the Brazilian Amazon.
China

Partnership will advance food safety research in China

Three Cornell colleges partner with a Chinese organic food group to collaborate on microbial food safety research and improve producer and consumer education.

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Ethiopia

Project partners researchers, librarians and AI to fight hunger

Ceres2030’s eight research teams across 23 countries use machine learning, librarian expertise, and cutting-edge research synthesis to identify interventions that will improve the lives of the world’s poorest farmers while preserving the environment.

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Southeast Asia

How the Seas Shape Civilizations

Eric Tagliacozzo, professor of history, studies the movements of people, objects, and ideas throughout Southeast Asia from the Colonial Age to contemporary times.

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Brazil

AI helps shrink Amazon dams’ greenhouse gas emissions

A Cornell-led team uses artificial intelligence to find the most promising configurations of dam sites in the Amazon basin, an ecologically sensitive area covering more than a third of South America.

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