Updated : Apr 07, 2020 in Feature

Cornell Tech domestic tech abuse clinic goes virtual

ITHACA, N.Y. – Survivors of intimate partner violence during the COVID-19 crisis are depending more than ever on technology to keep them safe from harm…

Updated : Apr 01, 2020 in Feature

How to Leverage Virtual Technologies at a Time of Physical Distancing

INSIGHTS FROM:Anton Korinek; Roshni Raveendhran Humanity is a social species — yet the ongoing coronavirus pandemic requires that we reduce physical contact. In earlier centuries, this…

Updated : Mar 30, 2020 in Feature

Crowdsourcing app aims to fill gaps in coronavirus data

ITHACA, N.Y. – As a health tech master’s student at the Jacobs Technion-Cornell Institute at Cornell Tech, David Hachuel, developed an award-winning app to empower…

Updated : Mar 19, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Sex, intimacy, etiquette during the coronavirus pandemic

Sex, intimacy, etiquette during the coronavirus pandemic, IU experts available to comment  During the novel coronavirus pandemic, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends…

Updated : Mar 18, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Personal data a target for exploitation as COVID-19 forces more users online

The coronavirus pandemic is forcing many to work, learn or get treatment remotely, increasing home internet use dramatically. It is also renewing concerns over online…

Updated : Mar 17, 2020 in Expert Pitch

COVID-19 hits economy hard but sets digital tech up for market boom

As the novel coronavirus spreads and forces workers across sectors to work remotely, industries across the globe are threatened and the economy is in the…

Updated : Mar 17, 2020 in Expert Pitch

How the move to online classrooms will change teaching

COVID-19, a novel corona virus, has most schools adopting an online teaching model and this is causing stress for students, parents, and teachers but the…

Updated : Mar 16, 2020 in Expert Pitch

IU sociologist available to comment on how school closures, e-learning disproportionately impact low-income students

With more than 10,600 of the nation's public and private schools temporarily closing in response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), low-income students are disproportionally impacted.…

Updated : Mar 13, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Online education experts available to discuss the pandemic’s push into the virtual classroom

Educators across the globe are scrambling to shift gears from their in-person environment to one that demands an immediate expertise in the virtual classroom. But…

Updated : Mar 12, 2020 in Expert Pitch

What do we do with our germ-harboring smartphones in the midst of pandemic?

As the novel coronavirus continues to spread around the globe, people are focused on stopping the spread of germs through largescale quarantines and everyday best…

Updated : Mar 10, 2020 in Feature

What Are Green Jobs?

This video is part of the Inside the Issues video series, featuring CFR Vice President of Studies  Shannon K. O’Neil. Watch as she helps explain and clarify common misconceptions…

Updated : Mar 06, 2020 in Research Articles

Skills Training Opens ‘DOORS’ to Digital Mental Health for Patients with Serious Mental Illness

March 6, 2020 – Digital technologies, especially smartphone apps, have great promise for increasing access to care for patients with serious mental illness such as…

Updated : Mar 04, 2020 in Research Articles

Robot Uses Artificial Intelligence and Imaging to Draw Blood

Rutgers engineers have created a tabletop device that combines a robot, artificial intelligence and near-infrared and ultrasound imaging to draw blood or insert catheters to…

Updated : Mar 03, 2020 in Announcement

Grant funds high-tech system to improve grapevine pruning

ITHACA, N.Y. – Researchers from Cornell and Pennsylvania State Universities are developing a high-tech, portable imaging system that will increase profits and yields by making…

Updated : Feb 26, 2020 in Expert Pitch

New Software Tests Asphalt Performance More Efficiently

New Brunswick, N.J. (Feb. 26, 2020) – Rutgers University–New Brunswick researchers have created a software tool that more efficiently analyzes how asphalt performs, saving transportation agencies…

Updated : Feb 19, 2020 in Research Articles

Count me out of counting seeds

February 19, 2020 – One, two, three, four, five. One, two, three, four, five. Over and over and over. That’s the dull routine of any…

Updated : Feb 13, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Impact of coronavirus on economy, supply chains, trade, tourism

Economists and business experts at the University of Delaware are keeping a close eye on the impact of coronavirus as it continues to spread across…

Updated : Feb 10, 2020 in Expert Pitch

‘Omnipresent surveillance’: Facial recognition may transform schools into prisons

The Lockport City School District in upstate New York has adopted facial recognition technology to monitor who is on school grounds, becoming the first public…

Updated : Feb 04, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Iowa delay underscores need for voting tech oversight

The results of the much-anticipated Democratic Iowa caucus have been delayed due to problems with the voting system. The Iowa Democratic Party has blamed it…

Updated : Feb 04, 2020 in Research Articles

High-Tech Printing May Help Eliminate Painful Shots

Painful hypodermic needles may not be needed in the future to give shots, inject drugs and get blood samples. With 4D printing, Rutgers engineers have…

Updated : Dec 19, 2019 in Feature

High-Tech Teddy Bears and More From the Psychology of Technology Conference

By Julian Wyllie Imagine a future where stuffed animals, loaded with artificial intelligence (AI) instead of fluff, improve the emotional well-being of children in hospitals.…

Updated : Dec 10, 2019 in Research Articles

Project adapts basic tech to give voice to patients in Africa

ITHACA, N.Y. - Some problems are best solved with new tech or a flashy app. But sometimes adapting existing technology works best of all. A new…

Updated : Dec 09, 2019 in Announcement

MITRE Appoints Kim Warren Vice President of Public Sector Programs

McLean, Va., and Bedford, Mass., December 9, 2019—MITRE has named Kim Warren vice president of Public Sector Programs within the company’s Center for Programs and…

Updated : Nov 26, 2019 in Feature

Why It Matters: STEMinism

Host Gabrielle Sierra Podcast Host and Producer   Episode Guests Megan Smith Chief Executive Officer, Shift7 Meighan Stone Senior Fellow for Women and Foreign Policy…

Updated : Nov 18, 2019 in Research Articles

What will make grandma use her Fitbit longer?

For older adults, Fitbits and other activity trackers may be popular gifts, but they may not be used for very long. While counterintuitive, engaging in…

Updated : Nov 14, 2019 in Announcement

In ‘Find Your Path,’ Leading Scientists Offer Career and Life Lessons

Rainer Weiss flunked out of MIT years before winning a Nobel Prize for Physics in 2017. Renee Horton of NASA reclaimed her dream to become…

Updated : Nov 13, 2019 in Announcement

Former Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson Is Named Senior Fellow at Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory

Admiral John M. Richardson, former Chief of Naval Operations, has joined the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory as a Senior Fellow. Admiral Richardson served as…

Updated : Nov 12, 2019 in Research Articles

New SLAS Technology Auto-Commentary Available

For Immediate Release: November 12, 2019 Contact Information: Jill Hronek, Director of Marketing Communications Telephone: +1.630.256.7527, ext. 103 E-mail:  [email protected] New SLAS Technology Auto-Commentary Now…

Updated : Nov 06, 2019 in Research Articles

Nature might be better than tech at reducing air pollution

Adding plants and trees to the landscapes near factories and other pollution sources could reduce air pollution by an average of 27 percent, new research…

Updated : Nov 06, 2019 in Feature

More Than Half Of Consumers Want To Use Voice Assistants For Healthcare

Based on a survey of 1,004 U.S. adults, the report includes these key highlights: 7.5% of U.S. consumers have used voice assistants such as Alexa…

Updated : Nov 04, 2019 in Announcement

Mount Sinai Launches New Precision Wellness ‘N1’ App

Contact: Renatt BrodskyMount Sinai Press Office212 [email protected] Mount Sinai Launches New Precision Wellness ‘N1’ App A medical science tool for individuals to compare the effectiveness of…

Updated : Oct 31, 2019 in Research Articles

Vampire bats give a little help to their “friends”

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Vampire bats could be said to be sort of like people – not because of their blood-sucking ways, but because they help…

Updated : Oct 30, 2019 in Announcement

Viticulture gets a boost with yield predicting, threat detecting robots

ITHACA, N.Y. – For grape growers, accurately predicting each season’s yield is key to a successful harvest. Underpredict, and you won’t have enough labor on…

Updated : Oct 30, 2019 in Research Articles

Mount Sinai Researchers Develop Software to Measure the Findability, Accessibility, Interoperability, and Reusability of Biomedical Digital Research Objects

Contact: Jennifer Gutierrez Department of Genetics and Genomic Sciences [email protected]  Mount Sinai Researchers Develop Software to Measure the Findability, Accessibility, Interoperability, and Reusability of Biomedical…

Updated : Oct 29, 2019 in Marketplace

Black Fire Innovation Confirms Collaboration with Intel to Advance Hospitality Customer Experience

Black Fire Innovation, the new research and technology hub created to drive innovation in the hospitality, gaming and entertainment industry, today announced its collaboration with Intel…

Updated : Oct 28, 2019 in Research Articles

Experts Optimistic About the Next 50 Years of Digital Life

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Oct. 28, 2019) – Experts say digital life will mostly bring positive changes over the next 50 years, but they warn these benefits…

Updated : Oct 24, 2019 in Research Articles

Evolution of Catalysts, Real-World Applications

COLUMBUS, Ohio, October 24, 2019 -- Electrocatalysts accelerate energy conversion, which is an integral component to many industrially important technologies, such as fuel cells.  While…

Updated : Oct 24, 2019 in Feature

Micro-satellites offer a fresh view of NYS agriculture

ITHACA, N.Y. – The seeds of space exploration are being planted in several New York state vineyards. They’ve also been attached to dairy cows. And…

Updated : Oct 24, 2019 in Research Articles

Improving Optical Characteristics of Thin Glass

COLUMBUS, Ohio, OCTOBER 24, 2019 -- In recent years, glass has become an important part of our day-to-day lives, acting as a physical boundary between…

Updated : Oct 23, 2019 in Research Articles

Declining job quality, not job loss, set to mark next decade of warehouse work

Amazon delivery trucks are a familiar sight on American roads and new warehouses are popping up across the country to keep up with the growing…

Updated : Oct 22, 2019 in Research Articles

Rethinking the role of technology in the classroom

BUFFALO, N.Y. – Preparing elementary school students for active citizenship in an increasingly digital world requires introducing them to the latest technologies, but engaging those…

Updated : Oct 15, 2019 in Expert Pitch

Rutgers Shellfish Expert Available to Discuss East Coast Oyster Breeding Project

New Brunswick, N.J. (Oct. 15, 2019) – Rutgers University–New Brunswick shellfish geneticist Ximing Guo is available to comment on a five-year Rutgers-led consortium project to…

Updated : Oct 15, 2019 in Research Articles

Innovation and National Security

Executive Summary The United States leads the world in innovation, research, and technology development. Since World War II, the new markets, industries, companies, and military…

Updated : Oct 14, 2019 in Announcement

Claus Torp Jensen Has Been Appointed First Chief Digital Officer and Head of Technology for Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

October 14, 2019, NEW YORK CITY — Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) today announced that Claus Torp Jensen, PhD, has joined the institution as…

Updated : Oct 08, 2019 in Feature

Datasets can lead to risk-reducing solutions in agriculture

October 8, 2019 — Farming is like the stock market: past crop yields do not necessarily predict future crop yields. And, farming is hard work.…

Updated : Oct 03, 2019 in Research Articles

ARIZONA STATE’S McNAMARA FIRST EDITOR OF NEW OPEN-ACCESS APA JOURNAL

WASHINGTON -- Danielle S. McNamara, PhD, has been named the inaugural editor of the new journal Technology, Mind, and Behavior, to be published by the…

Updated : Sep 26, 2019 in Expert Pitch

The White House released a memo of conversation, created with the help of voice recognition software, between Donald Trump and Volodymyr Zelensky. How does such software work? Where can it go wrong? @HopkinsEngineer has an expert who can explain.

What's going on with President Donald Trump and his hotly-debated call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky?  The White House recently released a "rough transcript" of the…

Updated : Sep 19, 2019 in Research Articles

Why Americans Don’t Fully Trust Many Who Hold Positions of Power

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Sept. 19, 2019) – The public gives high scores to military leaders, public school principals and police officers on empathy, transparency and ethics,…

Updated : Sep 19, 2019 in Expert Pitch

Rutgers Expert Can Discuss Flame Experiments on International Space Station

New Brunswick, N.J. (Sept. 19, 2019) – Rutgers University–New Brunswick Engineering Professor Stephen D. Tse can comment on flame experiments this month on the International…

Updated : Sep 17, 2019 in Research Articles

The new monopolies: reining in big tech

Digital platforms such as Google and Facebook have grown exponentially, swallowed rivals, and revolutionized the world of media, demonstrating increasing potential to harm consumers, even…