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Is Resume Padding Good for Society?
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Is Resume Padding Good for Society?

Two Cornell University researchers say that "resume padding," the self reporting of information that may not be true, can have a positive effect if the long-term...

Study Uncovers Social Costs of AI-Assisted Conversations
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Study Uncovers Social Costs of AI-Assisted Conversations

People have more efficient conversations, use more positive language, and perceive each other more positively when using artificial intelligence-enabled algorithmic...

AI Tool Guides Users Away from Incendiary Language
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AI Tool Guides Users Away from Incendiary Language

Cornell researchers have developed an AI tool that can detect escalating tensions in online conversations in real-time and nudge users away from using incendiary...

Research Links Work From Home Success to Work/Life Boundaries
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Research Links Work From Home Success to Work/Life Boundaries

Remote jobs can help workers craft more satisfying lives, with higher psychological well-being and work engagement, but only if that work occurs during regular...

Working in Non-Standard Hours Can Harm Motivation
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Working in Non-Standard Hours Can Harm Motivation

Working a non-traditional schedule undermines people's intrinsic motivation for their professional and academic pursuits, according to research from Cornell University...

Employee Training Pays Off With Fewer Workforce Reductions
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Employee Training Pays Off With Fewer Workforce Reductions

Companies that invested more in employee training before the pandemic were less likely to lay off their employees and reduce their workforces to cope with pandemic...

$25M Center Will Use Digital Tools to 'Communicate' With Plants
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$25M Center Will Use Digital Tools to 'Communicate' With Plants

A multi-institution, transdisciplinary center funded by a five-year, $25 million NSF grant will develop systems for two-way communication with plants, allowing...

Study: Managers Who Listen Attract Top Talent
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Study: Managers Who Listen Attract Top Talent

Managers who are open to employee input are more likely to attract workers from other units in their organizations, according to researchers at the ILR School of...

Research Paves Way for Wireless Charging of Electric Vehicles
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Research Paves Way for Wireless Charging of Electric Vehicles

Khurram Afridi of Cornell University is pioneering an innovative approach for the wireless charging of electric vehicles and other mobile machines while they remain...

Self-Folding Nanotech Creates Origami Bird, Presages Nanoscale Robots
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Self-Folding Nanotech Creates Origami Bird, Presages Nanoscale Robots

Researchers created a microscale self-folding origami bird to demonstrate micron-sized shape memory actuators that enable atomically thin two-dimensional materials...

Gift Creates New Cornell College of Computing and Information Science
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Gift Creates New Cornell College of Computing and Information Science

A transformative nine-figure gift from Ann S. Bowers will establish the Cornell Ann S. Bowers College of Computing and Information Science, supporting Cornell's...

Students From Across Disciplines Forge Cornell Blockchain
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Students From Across Disciplines Forge Cornell Blockchain

Undergraduates from a range of majors and colleges at Cornell University created a student club named Cornell Blockchain that aims to develop the next generation...

Free Software Helps Planners Design Walkable Cities
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Free Software Helps Planners Design Walkable Cities

A free software developed by Cornell researchers employs data, metrics, and an easy-to-use interface to help planners and architects add and assess walkability...

Online Tool Helps Guide Wildlife Repopulation Efforts
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Online Tool Helps Guide Wildlife Repopulation Efforts

An interactive online tool tells Cornell Wildlife Health Lab scientists exactly how many plants or animals they need to introduce into a habitat in order to establish...

Right or Left, Americans Value Effort to Achieve Success
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Right or Left, Americans Value Effort to Achieve Success

Liberals and conservatives agree on at least one thing: the importance of working hard in order to succeed.

Visa Concerns Deter Foreign-Born Ph.D.s From Working in Startups, Study Finds
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Visa Concerns Deter Foreign-Born Ph.D.s From Working in Startups, Study Finds

Fewer foreign-born Ph.D. graduates with STEM degrees from American universities accept job offers from technology startups compared to U.S. grads due to concerns...

SoNIC Program Empowers Diverse CS Students
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SoNIC Program Empowers Diverse CS Students

Cornell University's SoNIC workshop, now in its ninth year, has exposed hundreds of minority students from across the U.S. to computer science, and to the prerequisites...

Shape-Shifting Modular Robot Is More Than the Sum of Its Parts
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Shape-Shifting Modular Robot Is More Than the Sum of Its Parts

A Cornell-led team has developed modular robots that can perceive their surroundings, make decisions, and autonomously assume different shapes in order to perform...

Grad Student Leads Group on Algorithms and AI for Social Good
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Grad Student Leads Group on Algorithms and AI for Social Good

Founded in 2016, the Mechanism Design for Social Good research group identifies research topics for which algorithmic, mechanism design, and AI techniques have...

Research Reveals 'shocking' Weakness of Lab Courses
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Research Reveals 'shocking' Weakness of Lab Courses

Higher education lab courses would seem to have the advantage on hands-on, active learning, but new research reveals traditional labs fall far short of their pedagogical...
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