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Students’ project expands mental health information in NJ

Two A&S undergrads have launched a website, Hudson Origin, which offers bilingual pediatric mental health support, referral, and information services for northern New Jersey.
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AI researchers trust international, scientific organizations most

A new study shows that researchers working in the areas of machine learning and artificial intelligence trust international and scientific organizations the most to shape the development and use of AI in the public interest.
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Teukolsky awarded 2021 Dirac Medal

Saul Teukolsky, the Hans A. Bethe Professor of Physics and Astrophysics in the College of Arts and Sciences, has been awarded the International Centre for Theoretical Physics’ 2021 ICTP Dirac Medal and Prize for his contributions to the detection of gravitational waves.
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Lessons from arXiv’s 30 years of information sharing

Physics Prof. Paul Ginsparg, founder of arXiv, examines the impact of online preprints and what we can learn from academic experience about sharing information.
 Roberto Sierra

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Sierra symphony highlights Caribbean culture

The Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra will launch its 2021-22 season on Oct. 14 with the world premiere of “Symphony No. 6,” composed by Roberto Sierra, the Old Dominion Foundation Professor in the Humanities in the College of Arts and Sciences.
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Jason Koski Zabelina and Lee photograph a piano by Joseph Simon (1835) as part of their efforts to document the collection of the Cornell Center for Historical Keyboards.

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History, music, physics harmonize in keyboard project

Elizaveta Zabelina '24 is spending the summer helping to photograph and regulate the 17 historical pianos, harpsichords and clavichords in the collection of the Cornell Center for Historical Keyboards.
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Dear diary: Basu shares notes from policymaking’s front lines

Prof. Kaushik Basu's new book recounts his experiences in government, as India's chief economist and as senior vice president at the World Bank.
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Student Spotlight: Ekaterina Landgren

Ekaterina Landgren is a doctoral candidate in applied mathematics from Moscow, Russia.
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Religious have fewer children in secular countries

The study reveals that “societal secularism” is a better predictor of fertility rates than surveys of individuals’ religiosity or secularism.
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Book explores historical queerness of the Nuyorican Poets Cafe

“What’s really interesting about the space and these artists is that there is a queerness that has always been at the cafe, but that has never been used to frame the space.”
Reflections of Mars' South Pole

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Mars’ bright south pole reflections may be clay – not water

“Those bright reflections have been big news over the last few years because they were initially interpreted as liquid water below the ice.”
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Chaotic electrons heed ‘limit’ in strange metals

"We are finally unlocking the enigma behind the intense motions of electrons in strange metals.”
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Lai and Mish win initial graduate, professional teaching prize

Dong Lai, M.S. ’91, Ph.D. ’94, professor of astronomy, has won Cornell’s inaugural Provost Award for Teaching Excellence in Graduate and Professional Degree Programs.
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From Kenya to Cornell, writer Mukoma ranges across genres

Mukoma Wa Ngugi channeled his fascination with Ethiopian "Tizita" songs into his fourth novel, “Unbury Our Dead With Song,” which will be published Sept. 21.
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Vaccine acceptance higher in developing nations than U.S.

The study provides one of the first insights into vaccine acceptance and hesitancy in a broad selection of low- and middle-income countries, covering more than 20,000 survey respondents.
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Choose wisely: Spouses consolidate resources in families

In consolidating multiple types of resources, married partners deal themselves and their children better hands with long-term payoffs, but the process may amplify inequality across generations.
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Advanced microscopy shines light on new CRISPR-Cas system

The CRISPR-Cas system holds promise for developing an improved gene editing tool.
Samantha Sheppard

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PMA professor named Academy Film Scholar

Samantha N. Sheppard, associate professor of performing and media arts, has been named a 2021 Academy Film Scholar by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
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3 tropes of white victimhood

History professor Lawrence Glickman writes in The Atlantic that in the conservative world, the idea that white people in the United States are under siege has become doctrine.
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Following the ‘wisdom of crowds’ can stifle diversity

People who believe there is a single right answer to a question are better at coordinating with others, but that benefit may come at the expense of a diversity of opinions.
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