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Gift from Agway Inc. becomes Nutritional and Environmental Analytical Services

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.

Cornell scientists to release 20,000 beetles in battle against purple loosestrife at Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge on July 17

Scientists from Cornell University will help the Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge in Seneca Falls, N.Y., exact revenge against purple loosestrife, a beautiful but prolific weed that chokes wetlands.

Cornell's award-winning journal Native Americas goes online

Native Americas, the award-winning publication of Akwe:kon Press at Cornell's American Indian Program, has launched its electronic version: Native Americas Online.

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.