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Cornell nutritionists play critical role in calling for and constructing new international infant and child growth references

Millions of healthy infants may be assessed as growing too slowly because of inadequate international child growth standards, according to nutritionists from Cornell and the World Health Organization.

Breast cancer's relationship to pesticides, diet and policy will be explored in Cornell toxicology symposium Sept. 29-30

Representatives of the scientific, medical and corporate communities, as well as policy-makers, risk communicators and the general public are expected to attend a symposium Sept. 29-30.

Disease still threatens poultry-producers' pocketbooks and human health, Cornell meeting participants learn

Significant progress in controlling poultry-borne infection was reported recently at the 69th Northeastern Conference on Avian Diseases at Cornell University.

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.