A new study considers whether the mass extinction that killed off the dinosaurs led to a temporary acceleration in the rate of genetic evolution among its avian survivors.
Sea salts inspire talk of terroir, texture and provenance. Now there’s evidence that they can also be sources of spoilage molds.
A team of Cornell scientists, led by Nina Bassuk, professor in the Horticulture Section of the School of Integrative Plant Science, is working to preserve the elms on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., for generations to come.
Two papers prove for the first time how single master genes – one for colors and iridescence and the other for stripe patterns – control these complex traits in butterfly wings.
College of Veterinary Medicine students traveled to destinations around the world last summer for clinical research that advances planetary health.
In an effort to settle the debate about the origin of dog domestication, a technique that uses 3-D scans of fossils is helping researchers determine the difference between dogs and wolves.
Knowledge Matters, a workshop series designed for Cornell faculty members and academic staff, is helping participants translate their research into a variety of digital media platforms.
Errors in the regulation of gene expression may contribute to the development of a common form of blood cancer and point to potential treatment strategies.
Cornell scientists in partnership with state agencies identified oak wilt, a devastating pathogenic fungus that kills oak trees, in four towns on Long Island, in Brooklyn and in Canandaigua.