More than 200 soggy students champion science in D.C. march

More than 200 Cornell undergraduate and graduate students joined 40,000 scientists and boosters to champion knowledge in the first March for Science in Washington, D.C., April 22.

Study challenges diagnostic approach to urological condition

Kidney ultrasound plus a visual examination of the bladder and urethra appears to be the most cost-effective way to screen for cancers of the genitourinary tract of those with blood in their urine.

African circumcision rates rise when clergy endorse procedure

Educating religious leaders in sub-Saharan Africa about male circumcision increases the likelihood that men will undergo the procedure, Weill Cornell Medicine investigators found in a new trial.

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Grants enable graduate student travel to 47 nations

Ninety-eight Cornell graduate and professional students will travel to 47 countries over the next year with support from the Einaudi Center's International Travel Grant Program.

Author Michael Pollan to deliver Iscol lecture April 27

Michael Pollan, environmentalist and best-selling author, speaks on "Out of the Garden" at the 2017 Iscol Distinguished Environmental Lecture on April 27, in Call Auditorium, Kennedy Hall.

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Sustainability Month: April at Cornell blossoms with events

April is Sustainability Month at Cornell, and the campus will bloom with exhibits, lectures, a bike rally, a fun run, environmental fashion and learning how to keep this blue planet green.

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Roundtable finds solutions for future senior housing, care

The second Cornell Institute for Healthy Futures roundtable explored hospitality, health management and design for senior housing and care March 30–31 at the Statler Hotel.

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Survey details impact of 2016 drought on New York farming

A survey of more than 200 New York farmers late last summer found that more than 70 percent of unirrigated, rain-fed field crops and pasture acreage had losses between 30 and 90 percent, said a new Cornell report.

Takao Hensch wins Mortimer D. Sackler, MD Prize

Takao Hensch, professor of neurology at Harvard Medical School's Boston Children's Hospital, has won the Mortimer D. Sackler, MD Prize for Distinguished Achievement in Developmental Psychobiology.