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Cornell Professor Surprises Colleague With Kidney Donation

A Cornell University professor has surprised his friend and colleague with a gift of a lifetime, a kidney.
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Insider Cannabis: Tilray's war chest - A $115 billion market for synthetic cannabis - Psychedelics 'flash in the pan'

Employees tend to medical cannabis plants at Pharmocann, an Israeli medical cannabis company in northern Israel. Amir Cohen/Reuters Welcome to Insider Cannabis, our weekly newsletter where we're bringing you an inside look at the deals, trends, and personalities driving the multibillion-dollar global cannabis boom.Sign up here to get it in your inbox every week.Hello everyone,Here on the home front, reports that Gov. Andrew Cuomo is slow-walking legalization - he has yet to make nominat...
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Tilray's war chest

Employees tend to medical cannabis plants at Pharmocann, an Israeli medical cannabis company in northern Israel. Amir Cohen/Reuters Welcome to Insider Cannabis, our weekly newsletter where we're bringing you an inside look at the deals, trends, and personalities driving the multibillion-dollar global cannabis boom.Sign up here to get it in your inbox every week.Hello everyone,Here on the home front, reports that Gov. Andrew Cuomo is slow-walking legalization - he has yet to make nominat...
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How to Create a Farm Business Plan

Creating a farm business plan is a way for you to formalize your thoughts, ideas and goals. As such, the process can be a real eye-opener. Although a farm business plan is a formal document, it’s ongoing. Don’t get bogged down by feeling you’ve got to get the business plan exactly right, right from the start. Use our farm business plan template, and add on as needed for your specific type of farm business. The best business plans are adaptable. If there’s any business that needs built-in adapta...
Tags: Sales, Startup, United States, Farmers, Cornell University, Don, University of Minnesota, National Farmers Market Week, Company Background, SWOT Analysis SWOT

Instagram to default young teens to private accounts, restrict ads and unwanted adult contact

As it gears up to expand access to younger users, Instagram this morning announced a series of updates designed to make its app a safer place for online teens. The company says it will now default users to private accounts at sign-up if they’re under the age of 16  — or under 18 in certain locales, including in the E.U. It will also push existing users under 16 to switch their account to private, if they have not already done so. In addition, Instagram will roll out new technology aimed at reduc...
Tags: Security, Social, Startups, TC, Facebook, Apps, Instagram, Privacy, Advertising Tech, Youtube, Artificial Intelligence, Policy, Cornell University, Northeastern University, Instagram Facebook, Janis Whitlock

Nanostructures enable record high-harmonic generation

Researchers at Cornell University have developed nanostructures that enable record-breaking conversion of laser pulses into high-harmonic generation, paving the way for new scientific tools for high-resolution imaging.
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Small-scale worker resistance impacts food delivery economy in China

Research from Cornell University has revealed a new form of bargaining power among Chinese platform-based food delivery workers, who conduct invisible mini-strikes by logging out of apps and airing grievances over WeChat.
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NRA-ILA: Keith Olbermann Revealed as Functional Illiterate

Tired crank Keith Olbermann reached a new low in weak-minded rhetoric in recent months. IMG NRA-ILA U.S.A. -( Tired crank Keith Olbermann reached a new low in weak-minded rhetoric in recent months with his doltish insight into the Second Amendment. According to the former MSNBC bloviator, the Second Amendment does not protect an individual right to own firearms because the word “own” does not appear in the text. Never mind that the amendment affirms the right to “keep and bear” f...
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50 unique gifts for dogs lovers and their canine companions

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Treat your favorite chef to a dog treat maker from Dash. Target We rounded up the most unique and thoughtful gifts for dog lovers and their canine companions. Here are 50 useful, entertaining, and adorable gifts dogs and their humans will love. For more gift ideas for everyone in your life, check out all of Insider Reviews gift guides. To a dog lover, the best gift of all is, well, a dog. But second bes...
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Many colleges dropped their SAT and ACT requirements during the pandemic - here's how it affected admissions

Many colleges around the US made the SAT and ACT optional for fall 2021 applicants. Eva-Katalin/Getty Images The pandemic left many in the high school class of 2021 without an SAT or ACT score to submit. In response, more than 600 schools switched to test-optional for the 2020-21 application season. Without a test requirement, schools from Ivies to the UC system saw massive spikes in applicants. See more stories on Insider's business page. Clara Chaplin had studied. She was ready. A ju...
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Andy Warhol’s Art Explained: What Makes His Iconic Campbell’s Soup Cans & Marilyn Monroe Diptych Art?

Pop Art looks out into the world. It doesn’t look like a painting of something, it looks like the thing itself. — Artist Roy Lichtenstein By 2021, most of us accept that Andy Warhol’s Campbell’s Soup Cans are art, but there are some who are still not confident as to why. No shame in that. Art Historian Steven Zucker and the Khan Academy’s Sal Khan tackle the question head on in the above video, concluding that the work is not only a reflection of the time in which it was created, b...
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Small molecule plays outsize role in controlling nanoparticle

A breakthrough imaging technique has enabled Cornell University researchers to gain new insights into how tiny ligands bind to the surface of nanoparticles and change a particle's shape.
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Farm marketing success linked to natural, cultural assets

Farmers markets and roadside stands are more successful in communities with more nonprofits, social enterprises and creative industries, according to a new Cornell University study.
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Transport in 2050: Safer, cleaner and cost efficient?

A Cornell University-led team has calculated that by the year 2050, vehicle electrification, driverless cars and ride sharing could slash U.S. petroleum consumption by 50% and carbon dioxide emissions by 75% while simultaneously preventing 5,500 premature deaths and saving $58 billion annually.
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6 strategies for creating a robust, multifaceted approach to improving diversity at your organization

Create opportunities for coworkers of all backgrounds to gather and talk openly to bring about a more inclusive culture. Getty Images Diversity trainings are only the tip of the iceberg for improving diversity in the workplace. Organizations need to move beyond implicit bias trainings by following up on their trainings. Treat diversity as a real goal, measure it, and create dedicated spaces for underrepresented groups. See more stories on Insider's business page. The racial reckoning o...
Tags: Work, Trends, Strategy, Workplace Culture, Diversity, Implicit Bias, Cornell University, Nordic, Kellogg School, Contributor, Dei, Malik Ducard, Kellogg Insight, Contributor 2019, Susie Allen, Neil A Lewis Jr

No Evidence of California Exodus Or 'Millionaire Flight', UC Research Project Finds

Charlotte Web shares a report from SFGate: Despite the popular belief that residents are fleeing California, there is not in fact a statewide exodus, new research out of the University of California finds. For one, while residents are moving out of state, they are not doing so at "unusual rates." Similarly, the research found no evidence of "millionaire flight" from California and notes that the state continues to attract as much venture capital as all other U.S. states combined, despite the rec...
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Study: There Is No Mass Exodus From California

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Bank of America is launching a crypto research team as institutional interest in digital assets rises

Michael Brochstein/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images The new operation will be run by Alkesh Shah, who previously led the firm's Global Technology Specialist team, according to a memo obtained by Insider. Bloomberg was first to report. "Cryptocurrencies and digital assets constitute one of the fastest growing emerging technology ecosystems," the memo said. Joining Shah's team are Mamta Jain and Andrew Moss. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Openin...
Tags: Trends, Markets, Bank Of America, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, Cryptocurrencies, Cornell University, Cryptocurrency, Shah, Browning, Lehman Brothers, BofA, Columbia Business School, Merrill Lynch Wealth Management, Candace Browning, Cryptocurrency Trading

No evidence of a California Exodus, UC study finds

LOS ANGELES — Despite California losing a congressional seat for the first time in history due to slow population growth and some high-profile technology companies and billionaires leaving the state, there is no evidence of an abnormal increase in residents planning to move out of the state, according to a University of California survey released Wednesday. The research, which included UCLA, is part of a larger, multi-institution research consortium led by UC to assess whether there is in fact a...
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Subway accuses US pork producers of being involved in a price-fixing conspiracy, which it says led to inflated costs for more than a decade

A 12-inch with tomatoes and pickles. Ted S. Warren/AP Photo Subway accused a group of US pork producers of conspiring to raise prices since 2009. Producers "unlawfully inflated pork costs for more than a decade," a Subway spokesperson said. Tyson, Hormel, and others were included as defendants in a lawsuit filed at the end of June. See more stories on Insider's business page. Subway has accused a group of leading US pork producers of taking part in a long-running illegal conspiracy to ...
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To guard against data loss and misuse, the cybersecurity conversation must evolve

Sid Trivedi Contributor Share on Twitter Sid Trivedi is a partner at Foundation Capital where he leads cybersecurity and IT investments. He serves on the advisory boards for entrepreneurship at Cornell University and the California Israel Chamber of Commerce. Mark Settle Contributor Mark Settle is a seven-time CIO, three-time CIO 100 award winner and two-time book author. His most rec...
Tags: Security, Startups, Column, Enterprise, Cloud Computing, Tech, Cryptography, Security tools, Cornell University, Foundation Capital, Data Management, Computer Security, U S Department of Health and Human Services, DLP, Collaboration Tools, Sid Trivedi

Women make up a dismal percentage of all American CEOs. That's a huge financial problem - but there's a way to fix it.

Skye Gould/Insider For far too long, women have been excluded from CEO positions because of bias, a lack of sponsorship, and other factors, CEO consultants and business professors told Insider. Uzenzen/iStock/Getty Images Of all the leaders of Fortune 500 companies, only 40 are women. Companies with women CEOs or top executives perform better, S&P Global and McKinsey research showed. There are roadblocks preventing women from reaching the C-suite, CEOs and experts said. This a...
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This is the highest-resolution image of atoms ever seen

This is an image of the atoms in a praseodymium orthoscandate crystal, zoomed in 100 million times. It's the highest resolution image of atoms that humans have ever seen. Using an algorithm-powered technique called ptychography, the Cornell University researchers were able to achieve a resolution triple that of the latest generation of electron microscope. — Read the rest
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See the Highest-Resolution Atomic Image Ever Captured

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Scientific American: Behold the highest-resolution image of atoms ever seen. Cornell University researchers captured a sample from a crystal in three dimensions and magnified it 100 million times, doubling the resolution that earned the same scientists a Guinness World Record in 2018. Their work could help develop materials for designing more powerful and efficient phones, computers and other electronics, as well as longer-lasting batteries. The researche...
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AstraZeneca: The CO2 inhaler

According to the World Health Organization, air pollution kills millions of people every year. In fact, carbon dioxide exacerbates respiratory conditions in patients suffering from COPD and Asthma - often leading these patients to premature deaths. AstraZeneca Brazil along with McCann Health created an innovative way to bring awareness to this epidemic. They launched the CO2 Inhaler, marking the first time pollution has been used to help patients breathe better. This special edition inhaler i...
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How Americans waged war on the scientists trying to save them

Protesters gather outside Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb's mansion to protest a stay-at-home order on April 18, 2020. Jeremy Hogan/SOPA Images/LightRocket/Getty Images The pandemic ushered in a new breed of attack on scientists and public-health officials. Unlike previous anti-science movements, the war this time was more personal. Lasting resentment towards scientists could hinder the US's ability to handle future public-health crises. See more stories on Insider's business page...
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Mosquito love songs send mixed message about immunity

A new Cornell University study of Aedes aegypti mosquitoes investigates how a mating cue called "harmonic convergence" might affect immunity against parasites, bacteria and dengue virus in offspring, which has important implications for trade-offs male mosquitoes make between investing energy towards immunity or investing it on traits that impact mating and fitness.
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Life in these star-systems could have spotted Earth

Scientists at Cornell University and the American Museum of Natural History have identified 2,034 nearby star-systems - within the small cosmic distance of 326 light-years - that could find Earth merely by watching our pale blue dot cross our sun.
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America's top business leaders are trying to solve the country's burnout crisis. But workers say they aren't doing enough.

American workers are burning out, according to new Insider research. Crystal Cox/Insider Fortune 500 executives increased mental-health benefits during the pandemic. Burnout experts say their new benefits are a step in the right direction. But workers say companies need to address workplace cultures to really stop burnout. See more stories on Insider's business page. From its consultants and investment bankers to diversity executives and lawyers, many in America's workforce are ru...
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Next-generation battery may unlock the future for electric vehicles

To curb global warming, policymakers say, we need to switch from gas-powered cars to driving clean, non-polluting electric vehicles. Major automakers plan to make that happen, promising a full line of electric vehicles by 2030. But there’s just one little speed bump on the road to electrification: We don’t have the capacity to make enough batteries for all those plug-ins. Electric vehicle sales will jump four-fold in the U.S. in the next five years, climbing from 1.8% of all car sales in 2020 to...
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