Since 1998, hundreds, sometimes thousands, of dead eider ducks have been washing up every year on Cape Cod’s beaches. Scientists have pinned down one of the agents responsible: a pathogen they’re calling Wellfleet Bay virus.
Cornell materials scientists have invented low-toxicity, highly effective carbon-trapping “sponges” that could lead to increased use of carbon-capture technology.
A new study reports for the first time how arteries form to supply the looping embryonic gut with blood, and how these arteries guide development of the gut’s lymphatic system.
After 20 years of leadership that transformed Weill Cornell Medical College into a global health care enterprise, Sanford I. Weill ’55 will retire as chair of the Board of Overseers Jan. 1. Jessica M. Bibliowicz ’81, a financial services entrepreneur who has served on the board for the past decade, will succeed him.
Risk-taking entrepreneurs are lauded at the Dec. 9 Agribusiness Economic Outlook Conference.
Cornell has joined nearly 50 universities in a commitment to address global hunger. University leaders will sign the Presidents’ Commitment to Food and Nutrition Security Dec. 9 at the United Nations.
Many people have contributed to Cornell University’s rich history, and one key contributor – never a student, alumna or professor – was Eleanor Roosevelt.
Students in the Research Design, Practice and Policy course analyzed five years of survey responses to develop better parent education programs.
Celebrating its first year of research projects in India, the Tata-Cornell Agriculture and Nutrition Initiative briefed faculty and students on drinking-water system projects, research on iron nutrition for women, and a food fortification study.
A panel of faculty members took on ending the "prison industrial complex" at a campus discussion Dec. 4.