Top neuroscientists headline Mong neurotech symposium

Three renowned neuroscientists spoke at the second annual Cornell Neurotech Mong Family Foundation Symposium Sept. 22.

Workshop takes transdisciplinary approach to great ape communication

On Oct. 20-21, Cornell will host a transdisciplinary workshop on apes, language and communication.

Snakes alive! Naturalist outreach series tops one million views

Cornell’s Naturalist Outreach videos, written and narrated by Cornell science students, have topped one million views.

Essentials

Satellite data paints a portrait of global plant health

A Cornell researcher is using a NASA satellite to measure photosynthesis in high-resolution at the global scale.

New findings explain how UV rays trigger skin cancer

Cornell researchers have discovered that when melanocyte stem cells accumulate a sufficient number of genetic mutations, they can become the cells where melanomas originate.

Viability of indoor urban agriculture is focus of research grant

Cornell will lead a project to study how controlled-environment agriculture compares to conventional field agriculture, thanks to a three-year, $2.4 million grant from the National Science Foundation.

3-D scanning project of 20,000 animals makes details available worldwide

A four-year, $2.5 million National Science Foundation grant will take 3-D digital scans of 20,000 museum vertebrate specimens and make them available to everyone online.

Plant pathologist Roy L. Millar dies at 93

Roy L. Millar, Ph.D. ’55, professor emeritus of plant pathology, died Aug. 18. He was 93.

Art intervenes at Minns Garden

More than 70 Environmental and Sustainability Sciences majors turned Minns Garden into an ephemeral art gallery Sept. 29.