With a gift of laboratory equipment from Agway Inc. to Cornell and the transfer of technical personnel, the former Agway Technical Center in Ithaca has become the Nutritional and Environmental Analytical Services unit in the College of Veterinary Medicine's Diagnostic Laboratory.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.