Tag archive for ‘Cornell University’
Noam Meir On Wednesday, June 17th, 2015

Bloomberg Philanthropies Gives $100 Million for Cornell University’s New Campus in New York City

– – Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg joined his successor Mayor Bill de Blasio yesterday for the groundbreaking ceremony for Cornell University’s new Tech campus to be built on More...

Jewish Business News On Saturday, January 24th, 2015

Study: Trying to Project Success May Be Recipe for Failure

Life is full of experiences that challenge how we see ourselves and we often compensate by buying products that reinforce our ideal self-image. A new study in the Journal of Consumer Research shows that this More...

Jewish Business News On Tuesday, November 11th, 2014

Twin Study Finds Body Weight Influenced by Microbes in the Gut

Our genetic makeup influences whether we are fat or thin by shaping which types of microbes thrive in our body, according to a study by researchers at King’s College London and Cornell University. By More...

Jewish Business News On Thursday, October 16th, 2014

Study: Beauty Lies in the Political Affiliation of the Beholder

ave you ever noticed you find your candidate for political office more attractive than the opponent? New research from Cornell University shows you’re not the only one. “We showed pictures of familiar More...

Vered Weiss On Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014

Cornell Funds New York City Campus for Internet Start-Ups

Cornell University, one of the most innovative universities in the nation, is spending $2 billion for a graduate campus in Roosevelt Island dedicated to supporting the future Mark Zuckerbergs. Cornell More...

Noam Meir On Monday, June 30th, 2014

Facebook Is In Hot Water Over Secret Emotional Experiment

– Are Facebook users now being used by it as guinea pigs without their knowledge? –   Facebook has owned up to having conducted a psychological study back in January of 2012 without the participants’ More...

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Study Reveals “Pay Secrecy” Discourages Productivity

– Tel Aviv University researcher finds that “pay secrecy” discourages employees from improving their job performance – – Just as she was about to retire, Lily Ledbetter, a More...

Gali Raz On Friday, October 11th, 2013

Joan And Sandy Weill Gifts $1 Million To The Sonoma Valley Hospital To Allow Them To Finish New ER Wing

– Weill  has topped off the appeal that will allow the wing, five years in construction, to be finally completed. –     Sandy Weill who,  through his Weill Foundation, has More...

Albert Hecht On Monday, July 1st, 2013

Intel’s Chief Technical Officer Justin Rattner to step down

– Rattner, who joined the Intel Corporation in 1973, and has been closely involved in the development of the industry standard x86 series of microprocessors, that are part and parcel of the operating More...

Globes On Thursday, June 20th, 2013

Seth Klarman dilutes his shares in the Elan pharmaceuticals corporation

– Klarman’s private investment group TEST3, Baupost, has sold off two million shares in the Eire based pharmaceuticals group, earning his company an estimated $5.7million on the deal, while More...

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