How the brain selectively remembers new placesAMERICA

How the brain selectively remembers new places

Neuroscientists identify a circuit that helps the brain record memories of new locations. When you enter a room, your brain…

Cornell Tech has boosted excitement, interest universitywide, dean saysAMERICA

Cornell Tech has boosted excitement, interest universitywide, dean says

Cornell Tech, which moved into and dedicated its new campus on Roosevelt Island in New York City just three months…

NASA picks Cornell-led astrobiology science mission as finalistAMERICA

NASA picks Cornell-led astrobiology science mission as finalist

Cornell astronomers’ exploration of the solar system just got a major boost: Two faculty members will play critical roles in…

New depth sensors could be sensitive enough for self-driving carsAMERICA

New depth sensors could be sensitive enough for self-driving cars

Computational method improves the resolution of time-of-flight depth sensors 1,000-fold. For the past 10 years, the Camera Culture group at…

MIT custodian Francisco Rodriguez released from detentionAMERICA

MIT custodian Francisco Rodriguez released from detention

After more than five months in detention, Rodriguez now awaits asylum appeal. After being held in detention for more than…

Johnson Cornell Tech MBA named program of the yearAMERICA

Johnson Cornell Tech MBA named program of the year

The Johnson Cornell Tech MBA has been named Program of the Year by Poets&Quants, which covers business schools and graduate…

President Bollinger Names Pioneering Oxford Geoscientist Alex Halliday to Head Earth InstituteAMERICA

President Bollinger Names Pioneering Oxford Geoscientist Alex Halliday to Head Earth Institute

Columbia University President Lee C. Bollinger today announced his appointment of Alexander N. Halliday, a geochemistry professor at University of…

Influential Stanford sociologist Morris “Buzz” Zelditch dies at 89AMERICA

Influential Stanford sociologist Morris “Buzz” Zelditch dies at 89

Morris “Buzz” Zelditch Jr., a professor emeritus of sociology, taught at Stanford for more than half a century and was…

$1 Million Gifted to Columbia’s New York City Mapping ProjectAMERICA

$1 Million Gifted to Columbia’s New York City Mapping Project

Columbia University has received a $1 million grant from the Robert David Lion Gardiner Foundation to create web-based, interactive maps…

Federal tax bill has mixed news for StanfordAMERICA

Federal tax bill has mixed news for Stanford

The final tax bill passed by Congress does not include earlier proposals affecting graduate assistants and employee tuition assistance programs.…