Initiative will connect research across NYC, Ithaca campuses

A new initiative on academic integration will connect research across Weill Cornell Medicine, Cornell Tech and the Ithaca campus. Dr. Gary Koretzky will lead the effort, which will tie together investigation and discovery.

Extension, NYS apple growers partner on innovation

Concerns about the banning of a plant-thinning chemical prompted New York apple producers, CCE educators and Cornell researchers to study a mechanical blossom-thinning alternative to carbaryl.

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Student launches multidisciplinary food blog

Hannah Cai '19 is on a mission to encourage you to get to know your food. The nutritional sciences major launched Food For Thought, a blog on cooking, sustainability and human well-being.

Weill Cornell team creates breakthrough on blood disorders

Researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine have discovered an innovative method to make an unlimited supply of healthy blood cells from the readily available cells that line blood vessels.

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Startup wields natural bacterium to improve health of livestock

Bactana Animal Health, a new company providing a natural, sustainable alternative to dosing livestock prophylactically with antibiotics and hormones, joined Cornell’s McGovern Center in May.

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David Lodge's contributions part of Arctic species plan

On May 11 eight nations that adopted the first Arctic Invasive Alien Species strategy and action plan – a section of the Arctic Council’s Fairbanks Declaration – authored by scientists led by the Atkinson Center's David Lodge.

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Report: Coordinate efforts to ensure food, nutrition security

A national commission that included leaders from CALS announced May 16 a comprehensive, coordinated effort to solve food and nutrition security challenges that pose humanitarian, environmental and national security risks.

'Bookmarks' on stem cell genes preserve cell identity

Stem cells preserve their identities after cell division by using a series of protein "bookmarks" on their genes, according to new research published by scientists at Weill Cornell Medicine.

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Researchers ID drug that blocks some blood cancers

A compound identified by Weill Cornell Medicine scientists inhibits the growth of a rare blood cancer found in people with HIV-AIDS.