Workshop explores ape-human communication

“Eloquence of the Apes: A Trans-Disciplinary Workshop on Apes, Language and Communication,” Oct. 20-21, featured primatologist Sue Savage-Rumbaugh.

Cornell, DEC launch new hemlock pest biocontrol lab

Cornell and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation announced the creation of a new biological control lab on campus to protect the state’s ecologically important hemlock trees.

Five faculty members elected as 2017 AAAS fellows

Five Cornell faculty members have been elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the world’s largest general scientific society.

Awards partner life science researchers with industries

Reducing antibiotic resistance in animals and developing a lubricating formula in joints for people suffering from arthritis are two of seven projects that received Center for Advanced Technology annual grants.

McGovern Center incubator graduates a trio of startups

Cornell’s McGovern Center business incubator graduated three companies – Embark, Lionano and Sterifre Medical – at a ceremony in Weill Hall Nov. 13.

Book details approaches to design research across disciplines

Jenny Sabin and Peter Lloyd Jones demonstrate new complementary and experimental approaches to the design studio and research in their new book, “LabStudio: Design Research Between Architecture and Biology.”

Study reveals why testicular cancer responds to chemo

Cornell researchers have taken a major step toward answering a key question in cancer research: Why is testicular cancer so responsive to chemotherapy, even after it metastasizes?

New podcast takes listeners inside the immune system

“Immune,” a new monthly podcast, hopes to increase understanding of everything from antibiotics and vaccines to cancer immunotherapy.

Essentials

Putting the X into sex chromosome research

Alon Keinan's work seeks to redress science's historical use of males as the norm when conducting chromosome research.