“If you could make a milk jug with 30 percent less material because it’s mechanically better, think of the sustainability of that,” says James Eagan, postdoctoral researcher at Cornell University College of Arts and Sciences. Learn how Geoffrey Coates' lab developed a polymer additive that could revolutionize plastics recycling:

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Polymer additive could revolutionize plastics recycling

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In case you missed our appearance on Jeopardy! last night, we were featured in the category “On To Grad School.” Take a look!

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It’s 60 degrees F in Ithaca on Feb. 22! Can you see spring from here?
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Learn how a Cornell Tech team is reducing urban congestion through an app that tracks bikers:

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How to Reduce Urban Congestion by Tracking Cyclists' Movements

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Criminal justice reformer, attorney and filmmaker Dawn Porter will speak at the 2017 Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration today, February 21. The event begins at 6 p.m. at the State Theatre. It is free and open to the public. Learn more: [ Cornell.edu Link ]
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Explore Jenny Sabin’s award-winning installation “Lumen.” A professor at Cornell University College of Architecture, Art, and Planning, Sabin won the 2017 MoMA PS1 Young Architects Program competition with her pavilion crafted out of tubular fabric structures that respond to body density, heat and sunlight. Take a look:

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During a residency program with Weill Cornell Medicine, Dr. Michael Berlin found a taste for community medicine that eventually drew him to Ithaca’s Cayuga Medical Center. A recent grant will launch a rural care residency program here in Ithaca, bringing together a variety of practitioners. Read more:

Grant to WCM creates rural care residency program in Ithaca

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Initially gaining inspiration from superhero clothing, a team at College of Human Ecology at Cornell is crafting material that can also serve as batteries. Learn more: [ Cornell.edu Link ]

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"This report provides us with the best thinking of our faculty and staff on how to achieve this goal,” reflects Provost Michael Kotlikoff. Read the Q&A about the campus's next steps toward carbon neutrality:

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Kotlikoff Q&A: Next steps toward campus carbon neutrality

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Professor Jenny Sabin Cornell University College of Architecture, Art, and Planning has won the 2017 MoMA PS1 Young Architect's Program Competition for "Lumen," a knitted installation crafted out of responsive tubular fabric structures. "Lumen" will be constructed in the entrance courtyard of PS1 in Long Island City this summer, acting as a shelter, meeting place and cooling station. Learn...
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Leslyn McBean-Clairborne, Executive Director of the Greater Ithaca Activities Center (GIAC) and also a member of the Tompkins County Legislature, shares her story during the 10th Season of Soup & Hope, Feb. 16, 2017. This biweekly series continues to bring together community members in the winter months over soup, friends and inspiring talks. Learn more: [ Cornell.edu Link ]
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Seagrass meadows, among the most endangered ecosystems on Earth, play an outsize role in the health of our oceans. In addition to sheltering species, new research by Cornell's Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future found these plants also fight diseases that threaten marine life. Learn more:

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Disappearing Seagrass Protects Against Pathogens, Even Climate Change, Scientists Find

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Calling all bird enthusiasts! The Cornell Lab of Ornithology invites you to take part in the Great Backyard Bird Count Feb.16-20. Learn more: [ Birdcount.org Link ]
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Topside icing, where ocean water freezes once it contacts a ship, is a potential hazard for vessels in the polar region. Until recently, no tool has existed to accurately monitor this effect. Learn how Cornell University College of Engineering is establishing a novel method to help track arctic ice buildup:

Cornell engineers look to help arctic ships assess ice buildup

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How long will you use that new activity-tracking app? Mindless computing, a promising new field, aims to leverage theories in psychology & behavioral economics for designing technology that accounts for human tendencies. Learn more about the research conducted by Cornell Computing and Information Science's PhD student Jean M. Costa:

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Mindless Computing

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