Wed, 29 Mar 2017 11:03:00 EDT3-D images of grape buds produced at the Cornell High Energy Synchrotron Source may help geneticists to create crops that can withstand extreme cold.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 09:03:00 EDTThe inaugural Meat and Greet Farmer and Chef Fair held March 11 at Hobart and William Smith Colleges in Geneva, New York, sought to connect consumers with farmers. The event was co-sponsored by Cornell Cooperative Extension.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 11:03:00 EDTMarine microalgae may play a crucial role in mitigating atmospheric greenhouse gas, reducing carbon dioxide from commercial agriculture and steadying the global climate, according to Cornell research.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 10:03:00 EDTFor the first time, researchers have identified a biological basis for financial exploitation in older adults. Nathan Spreng, assistant professor of human development in the College of Human Ecology, led the effort.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 12:03:00 EDTMilton Zaitlin, professor emeritus of plant pathology and an influential pioneer of plant virology research, died Oct. 11, 2016, in Ithaca, New York. He was 89.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:03:00 EDTAndre Tridon Jagendorf, the Liberty Hyde Bailey Professor Emeritus in the Plant Biology Section of the School of Integrative Plant Science, died March 13 in Ithaca, New York. He was 90.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 10:03:44 EDTA Cornell-led international research team has secured funding from the Human Frontier Science Program for a three-year study into the connection between breast cancer and bone mineralization.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 10:03:00 EDTSeven assistant professors have both been recognized by the National Science Foundation with CAREER awards, which support junior faculty members' research projects and outreach efforts.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 16:03:50 EDTCombining genetic information from tumor cells with 3-D cell cultures grown from these tumors, and rapidly screening approved drugs, can identify the best treatment approaches in patients.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 15:03:00 EDTNatalie Mahowald, professor of earth and atmospheric science, has been selected by the United Nations' Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change as a lead author on a special global warming report.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 12:03:00 EDTA new process developed by Laura Goodman uses nanoscale technology that can detect multiple pathogens in ticks at once.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 12:03:00 EDTThe astronomical meets gastronomical: While it resembles a chestnut or ravioli, the new Cassini spacecraft portrait of this extraterrestrial Rorschach is Saturn's small moon, Pan.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 09:03:00 EDTFive student teams competed for the chance to win $25,000 March 18 as part of Hotel Ezra Cornell's seventh annual Hospitality Business Plan Competition. This year's winner was Team Natural Cuts.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 16:03:00 EDTCornell's Senior Leaders Climate Action Group will host a public forum March 28 to discuss Options for Achieving a Carbon Neutral Campus by 2035 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at the Hotel Ithaca.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 14:03:00 EDTSome Cornell classes are adopting the Tree of Life classification system, which explains the diversity of life by matching and mapping relationships on a branching diagram.
Fri, 17 Mar 2017 19:03:13 EDTWeill Cornell Medicine celebrated one of its best Match Days ever March 17, with 100 percent of the graduating medical students matching to residency positions - the next three to seven years of their medical careers.
Fri, 17 Mar 2017 15:03:00 EDTStudents at the College of Veterinary Medicine can get an idea of what it's like to care for wild animals through a partnership between the college and the Belize Zoo and Tropical Education Center.
Thu, 16 Mar 2017 16:03:00 EDTA nor’easter, combined with a winter storm from the Great Lakes, bore down on the Northeast Tuesday and Wednesday. For the first time in three years, Cornell closed the Ithaca campus due to a snow storm.
Thu, 16 Mar 2017 14:03:01 EDTCornell will host Sustainability in Asia: Partnerships for Research and Implementation, a conference about sustainability research and community engagement in Hong Kong, April 6-7.
Thu, 16 Mar 2017 12:03:00 EDTA new population of barn swallows near Buenos Aires, established only about 30 years ago, has adapted both its migration cycle and its breeding cycle in a dramatically short time.
Thu, 16 Mar 2017 11:03:13 EDTStudents teach students and make many of the key decisions in AguaClara, a program that for more than a decade has helped communities in Honduras have potable running water.
Thu, 16 Mar 2017 11:03:00 EDTAguaClara has opened its 14th water processing plant in Honduras, and has expanded its reach into that country's smallest villages with development of a new, compact system.
Thu, 16 Mar 2017 11:03:26 EDTAlan Dobson, professor emeritus of biomedical sciences in the College of Veterinary Medicine, died on Feb. 21 in Ithaca, New York.
Thu, 16 Mar 2017 11:03:55 EDTAnn Bybee-Finley, a second-year doctoral student at Cornell studying cropping systems resilience with a focus on Northeastern dairy producers, has been named a 2017 Future Leader in Science.
Wed, 15 Mar 2017 17:03:37 EDTMany Cornell students pursue research opportunities early in their college careers. Exposing undergraduates to research in the sciences, social sciences, arts and humanities is a university hallmark.