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Physics tool helps track cancer cell diversity

A Cornell-led team took an interdisciplinary approach to analyzing the behavior of breast tumor cells by employing a statistical modeling technique more commonly used in physics and economics.

Cornell veterinarians return to Westminster dog show

The world’s elite dogs vied for titles at the 144th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York City, and for the second year in a row, Cornell veterinarians were on call to care for the competitors.

Partnership seeks to unleash DNA’s potential

Wojtek Pawlowski, associate professor of plant breeding and genetics, is partnering with French biotech company Meiogenix, with the goal of more effectively engineering maize, the world’s top staple crop.

Panel discusses global uncertainties surrounding coronavirus

The event, “Roundtable on Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV): Public Health, Politics and Global Perspective,” was held Feb. 11 on Cornell’s Ithaca campus. 

Two life scientists win 2020 Schwartz awards

Angela Poole, assistant professor of nutritional sciences, and Gerlinde Van de Walle, associate professor of microbiology and immunology, have both been awarded $25,000 each to launch or support research.

Speedy recovery: New corn performs better in cold

A group of researchers led by adjunct professor David Stern, president of the Boyce Thompson Institute, has developed a type of corn that is chill-resistant, which could increase growing area and productivity.

Cornell launches science communication minor

Undergraduates can now apply for the new Science Communication and Public Engagement minor, designed to prepare students to be socially engaged scientists who can clearly communicate their findings.

Cornell joins multi-institution IRIS research consortium

Cornell has signed on with the Institute for Research on Innovation and Science, a consortium of America’s leading higher education institutions focused on demonstrating the public value of research.

Paper wasps rapidly evolved ability to identify faces

New Cornell research indicates facial recognition abilities in wasps evolved relatively rapidly suggesting their increasing intelligence provided an incredible evolutionary advantage.