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Microscopic beads help harvest heparin

Cornell scientists have created microscopic beads that efficiently recover heparin, an ingredient used as a pharmaceutical blood thinner, from agricultural animals.

Levitsky, Putnam, Quake elected professors-at-large

Political scientist Steven Levitsky, the Sundance Institute’s Keri Putnam and biomedical engineer Stephen Quake have joined the ranks of leading scholars and public intellectuals at Cornell as Andrew Dickson White Professors-at-Large.

Details of HIV-1 structure open door for potential therapies

New research provides details of how the structure of the HIV-1 virus is assembled, findings that offer potential new targets for treatment.

‘Toolkit’ aids sustainable manufacture of medicines

A new technique that combines electricity and chemistry offers a way for pharmaceuticals to be manufactured in an easily scaled-up and sustainable way.

Cell-free DNA may be key to monitoring urinary tract infections

A new method for testing urinary tract infections yields more information than what conventional methods can offer, according to new research.

‘Cornell AgriTech’ reflects influence in food, ag innovation

The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences announced Aug. 1 the renaming of the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station to Cornell AgriTech.

Community-based Seed System Initiative thrives in Nepal

The Seed System Initiative, implemented by Cornell’s Delivering Genetic Gain in Wheat project in 2017-18, benefits wheat farmers in Nepal.

Study reveals how promising cancer drug works for best use

A study describes for the first time how a promising FDA-approved cancer drug – currently in clinical trials – works to effectively kill cancer cells. 

Immunology symposium unites Ithaca, New York City scientists

Cornell experts from Ithaca and New York City gathered June 26-27 at the College of Veterinary Medicine for the Immunology in Health and Disease Symposium.