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Morning sickness is pregnancy 'wellness insurance,' says Cornell professor

Morning sickness, reports Cornell's Paul Sherman, protects both the pregnant woman and the developing embryo just when the fetus is most vulnerable. (June 25, 2008)

Any Cornell researcher can use the many high-tech life science core facilities available

The Cornell Life Sciences Core Laboratories Center provides an array of instruments and services for experimentation on genomics, proteomics, imaging, IT and informatics. (June 25, 2008)

Meeting to consider tree planting as antidote to urban ills is uprooted by 'inconvenient conclusion'

Horticulturist Tom Whitlow reported at a Cornell Cooperative Extension-NYC conference that planting trees as a strategy for reducing asthma 'is unlikely to work.' (June 11, 2008)

Estrogen may play key role in prostate cancer, WCMC researchers find

Using a new technique to extract genetic information from stored samples, researchers discovered a link between estrogen-dependent molecular pathways and a particularly aggressive form of prostate cancer. (June 11, 2008)

Intercampus partnership takes medicine into the wild

A growing partnership has Cornell outdoor experts and Weill Cornell physicians working together to teach wilderness medicine. (June 10, 2008)

Gene therapy trial offers new hope for Batten disease, a fatal neurological disease in children

Gene therapy is a safe and effective way of slowing the debilitating and ultimately fatal effects of Batten disease, Weill Cornell researcher Ronald Crystal and colleagues found. (May 30, 2008)

Weill Cornell graduates new doctors, including inaugural class from Qatar

The newly minted M.D.s at commencement May 29 were joined by all but one of 15 members of the inaugural class of WCMC graduates from Qatar. (May 29, 2008)

Aggression between nursing-home residents more common than widely believed, studies find

New research by Karl Pillemer and Weill Cornell Medical College's Mark Lachs and Tony Rosen suggests that aggression and violence between nursing home residents is a prevalent and serious problem. (May 29, 2008)

Matchmaker, matchmaker: Make me a (professional) match

The recently designed intercampus Web site includes a matchmaking service to forge research connections between Cornell's Ithaca and New York City campuses. (May 23, 2008)