Bioreactors on a chip renew promises for algal biofuels

This week, researchers from Boyce Thompson Institute and Texas A&M University report new technology that may revolutionize the search for the perfect algal strain to produce biofuel.

With satellite tags, researchers track, protect Lake Ontario king salmon

Advanced pop-off satellite tags developed by Cornell researchers and attached to the king salmon in Lake Ontario map the movements and feeding behavior in of the valuable fish.

Cornell joins consortium to foster Great Lakes research

A regional consortium that includes Cornell is collaborating to preserve the Great Lakes thanks to a five-year, $20 million grant from the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

Cornell scientist tapped to preserve elm trees on the National Mall

A team of Cornell scientists, led by Nina Bassuk, professor in the Horticulture Section of the School of Integrative Plant Science, is working to preserve the elms on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., for generations to come.

BioBlitz highlights the species diversity of Ithaca region

Participants in the inaugural School of Integrative Plant Science BioBlitz discovered local biodiversity Sept 8-9.

Deer eating habits have lasting damage on forests

Eating habits of deer lower native plant diversity and abundance, while increasing the proportion of plant communities made up of non-native species, according to a new study.

New MPH students tackle disease, planetary health

A diverse group of 15 students recently began to learn how to address public health issues as members of the new Master of Public Health program administered through the College of Veterinary Medicine.

Essentials

New study reveals flower color, fragrance coordination

It’s possible to predict the fragrance of a flower by looking at its color, according to a study of species on the Greek island of Lesbos that included Cornell professor Robert Raguso.

Geologists to deploy seismometers along Alaskan Peninsula

Cornell is leading the largest single deployment of seismometers along the Alaskan Peninsula – a $4.5 million endeavor to solve long-standing mysteries about the region.