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Gender plays key role in influencer call-outs

Anti-fandom in the world of social media influencers can serve a social function by allowing people to critique norm transgressions, but it can also be a destructive force, a Cornell-led research team proposes.

  • Department of Communication
  • Behavior
  • Communication
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Cornell Atkinson has awarded seed funding to nine interdisciplinary projects that address a range of sustainability topics.

  • Animal Science
  • Biological and Environmental Engineering
  • Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management

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Cost-effective waste-to-energy technologies are critical components of a future green economy. Jillian L. Goldfarb, Biological and Environmental Engineering, is developing techniques for exerting greater control over hydrothermal liquefaction reactions, which transforms organic wastes into renewable liquid biofuels.

  • Biological and Environmental Engineering
  • Energy
  • Climate Change
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A new study of huntsman spiders links evolutionary lineages with life history traits, providing patterns for predicting social behaviors in other less-studied species.
  • Department of Entomology
  • Entomology
  • Behavior
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While they value in-person interactions, undergraduate students want to keep some of the adaptations developed during online teaching, including online assignment submission and digital question answering, survey research finds.

  • Neurobiology and Behavior
  • Behavior
  • Biology
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Hybrid event: Warren 401 and on Zoom Now in its third month, the unfolding crisis in Ukraine has killed thousands, displaced millions, and destroyed civil infrastructure throughout the country. The damages to Ukraine's economy exceed $1 trillion...
  • Department of Global Development
  • global development
  • Economics
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Perspectives in International Development Seminar Series: Spring 2021 The agri-food system of today will have to evolve to feed 10 billion people sustainably by 2050, and more beyond. What are the lessons from the past in exercising leadership...
  • global development
  • Department of Global Development
  • agriculture