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Study reveals how pathogen proteins team up to defeat plants

Study describes for the first time how combinations of proteins combine to inhibit and sabotage the plant’s defenses, so a pathogen can infect its host.

Cornell’s impact in New York state

A new interactive website highlights how Cornell carries out its public mission through partnerships and service in New York state.

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Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar celebrates Class of 2018

Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar welcomed 34 new doctors, including 13 Qatari nationals, into the medical profession during commencement May 2.

Mediterranean diet may protect against Alzheimer’s

A Western-style diet triggers changes in the brain that may predispose patients to Alzheimer’s disease decades before they show any sign of cognitive decline.

How will New Yorkers power through future hurricanes?

A new paper shows the changing climate’s impact on New York City’s transportation energy infrastructure is worsening over time. 

We Are Weill Cornell Medicine: Dr. Jonathan Avery

Dr. Jonathan Avery, a psychiatrist specializing in addiction medicine, empowers his patients to share their recollections of recovery through online testimonials.

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Tata-Cornell celebrates 5 years of fighting hunger in India

A Mann Library exhibit, "Portraits in Progress: Confronting Indian Malnutrition through Field-based Research Under the Tata-Cornell Institute," opened May 3.

Climate-smart production boosts West African rice self-sufficiency

The System for Rice Intensification has significant potential to close the rice production gap in West Africa, according to Cornell researchers.

‘Intervene’ video and workshop receive best practices award

Cornell Health has been recognized by The American College Health Association as a recipient of the 2018 Best Practices: Health Promotion and Education Award for its campus bystander intervention film, "Intervene."

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