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Weill Cornell medical students celebrate Match Day 2019

The Weill Cornell Medical College Class of 2019 learned on national Match Day where they will be doing their internship and residency training – the next three to seven years of their medical careers.

Digital Ag Hackathon tackles pressing agricultural problems

Cornell’s first Digital Agriculture Hackathon saw students from a variety of disciplines come together to develop ways of addressing some of the world’s most pressing agricultural challenges.

BanQu CEO illuminates blockchain path to social justice

At the Cornell Business Impact Symposium, keynote speaker Ashish Gadnis described a pathway to positive social impact that could help people around the world rise from poverty, reduce gender inequality, vanquish black markets and bring light to shadow economies.

Immunologist Nathan wins Weill Achievement Award

Dr. Carl Nathan, chairman of the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at Weill Cornell Medicine, was awarded the Joan and Sanford I. Weill Exemplary Achievement Award at a gala March 5.

Tackling cancer biology research across colleges and campuses

Richard Cerione, the Goldwin Smith Professor of pharmacology and chemical biology, and Claudia Fischbach, professor of biomedical engineering, discuss their collaborative research on cancer biology – the metabolic changes required for cancer development and cancer cells' interactions with other cells.

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Bleeding-control basics taught at Cornell Health sessions

Two Weill Cornell Medicine trauma surgeons held a pair of training sessions at Cornell Health for Stop the Bleed,” a national effort to teach basic bleeding control.

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Tom Cade, who saved peregrine falcons, dies at 91

Tom Cade, Cornell emeritus professor of zoology, who as an environmental champion worked tirelessly and successfully to save peregrine falcons from extinction, died Feb. 6 in Boise, Idaho. He was 91.

We’ve got the beets: Food consumers may see red, naturally

Cornell food scientists hunting for a stable, natural red food coloring to replace artificial dyes have unlocked a secret: Use beet extract and pair it with a starchy partner.

Cassava experts gather to champion ‘orphan crop’

Cassava hasn't received the scientific attention of cash crops such as wheat, but the seventh annual meeting of NextGen Cassava hopes to draw attention to the sub-Saharan Africa dietary staple.