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Cornell researcher helps interpret images taken by Mars Pathfinder camera

When Pathfinder lands on Mars on Independence Day, the images it sends back to Earth will be interpreted with the help of a Cornell University scientist. "We're looking for anything out of the ordinary, in addition to basic geological information," said James Bell.

"Plant Pathology: Images From Our Past," a photographic exhibit, will be Aug. 9-13 in Rochester, N.Y.

The American Phytopathological Society will exhibit historical agricultural photographs at its convention in Rochester, N.Y., Aug. 9-13, including a public exhibit displaying turn-of-the-century photographs from New York's agricultural efforts.

Cornell professor's book offers the how-to's of a cheap travel option

Traveling as an air courier can save you hundreds of dollars on your next international flight. Betsy Stevens, a professor at Cornell's School of Hotel Administration, details the ups and downs of traveling as an air courier in a new guide.

Laser microscope shows chloroplasts are connected via tubes through which they share material, exchange information

An "information superhighway" inside plant cells allows chloroplasts -- the minuscule green bodies that carry out photosynthesis inside cells -- to communicate directly with each other, Cornell scientists have found.

Enhancin protein attacks the immune system; virus kills the insect

In the ongoing bout with plant pests, scientists at the Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research Inc., located at Cornell, have found a one-two punch.

National campus survey finds almost 1 million students carrying weapons

To assess one measure of safety on the nation's college campuses, a team of researchers from Cornell and Southern Illinois University at Carbondale reviewed student responses to a national survey that asked how often during the past 30 days they carried weapons.

Indian leaders select Ithaca as site for Democratic Forum, June 27-28

A gathering of Indian leaders from within New York state has been scheduled for June 27 and 28, 1997, at the Triphammer Lodge and Conference Center in Ithaca. Sessions will begin at 9:30 a.m. and last until 5 p.m.

West Avenue on Cornell campus will be closed to traffic June 30-July 6

West Avenue, between Campus Road and University Avenue on the Cornell University campus, will be closed to traffic from Monday, June 30, at 6 a.m. to Sunday, July 6, at 6 p.m., according to Cornell's Department of Utilities.

Cornell Indian conference set for June 27-28 is canceled

An Indian conference scheduled for June 27-28 on the Cornell campus has been canceled. It will be rescheduled at a later date. Titled "Indian Economic Futures: Leadership and Problem Solving," the meeting will be restructured at the request of Indian leadership to incorporate newly emerging events and trends related to issues of taxation and native nations.

In a cool May: Mt. Washington, N.H., set new monthly snowfall record, crushing old one by 43.6 inches

The phrase for spring 1997: Way cool! Mt. Washington, N.H., had its old monthly snowfall record crushed for May by a whopping 43.6 inches, beating the old record of 52.2 inches 30 years ago.

Cornell's Summer College builds partnerships with corporations and foundations

Almost 600 high school juniors and seniors will trade in a summer of work or sun-and-surf for the academic demands of Cornell's Summer College -- the nation's oldest such program, now in its 36th year -- which begins June 28. "The attraction here is to test the waters in an Ivy League institution, to get credit and to practice going to college before beginning freshman year," said Summer College Director Abby Eller.

Cornell Board of Trustees Executive Committee to meet in New York on June 26

The Cornell Board of Trustees Executive Committee will meet in New York City on Thursday, June 26. The meeting will be held in the Fall Creek Room of the Cornell Club of New York, 6 East 44th St.