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Graphic warnings snuff out cigarettes’ appeal to kids

Cigarette ads with graphic warning labels – with images such as cancerous gums and lips – cancel out the effect of ads that prompt children to think of smoking as cool and fun, according to a new Cornell study.

Study reveals new role for methotrexate in fighting cancer

A study of the dual pathways that process the essential vitamin folate unexpectedly revealed a new way the cancer drug methotrexate works and may suggest strategies to boost its cancer-killing effects.

Weill Cornell Medicine awarded $9M grant for lymphoma research

Weill Cornell Medicine has been awarded a five-year, $9 million Program Project Grant from the National Cancer Institute to study an aggressive and incurable form of lymphoma.

A foodie grows in Brooklyn: Ann Vegdahl on her new role

Ann Vegdahl joined Cornell Food Venture Center's new satellite office in Brooklyn this summer; she discusses her new role.

Rethinking revenues at health care nonprofits

A new study by Sachin Gupta upends the conventional thinking about revenue streams at health care nonprofits. His new study suggests outreach clinics aimed at poor patients attract paying patients as well.

GM eggplant can reduce pesticide use in Bangladesh

Replicated field trials comparing genetically modified eggplant with their non-GM counterparts in Bangladesh have confirmed the Bt gene confers almost total protection against pests.

Conference discusses depth, breadth of America’s health crisis

“Deep Wounds: Social Determinants of Health Inequality” brought together scholars who take innovative approaches to studying the social foundations of health inequalities.

Cornell faculty, leadership begin to tackle grand challenges

Global Grand Challenges Symposium brought together faculty, administrators and guests to discuss challenges on which Cornell should place emphasis and resources in 2019-2020.

Agricultural biotech advocates to share stories in D.C.

Global Leadership Fellows will be in Washington, D.C., Nov. 13-16 to share their stories with U.S. and international policymakers to attract support to advance agricultural innovation.