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Research museum secures rare California condors

The Cornell Museum of Vertebrates now has three California condor specimens in its collection, thanks to a donation by the United States Fish and Wildlife Service.

Catherine Bertini to give Wolitzer seminar Feb. 15

Catherine Bertini, former executive director of the U.N.'s World Food Program, will deliver the Joyce Lindower Wolitzer ’76 and Steven Wolitzer Nutritional Seminar Thursday, Feb. 15.

To dye for: Exhibit showcases naturally tinted textiles

An opening for "Quiet Labor," an exhibit featuring naturally dyed textiles, garments, and artworks by participants in the Cornell Natural Dye Studio, took place Feb. 7 at the Cornell Botanic Gardens Nevin Welcome Center and will run until June 25.

Spatial memory allows hummingbirds to rule the roost

For a Costa Rican hummingbird, the long-billed hermit, mental prowess holds an edge over physical flamboyance.

Land gift expands old-growth forest natural area

Cornell Botanic Gardens has expanded the Fischer Old Growth Forest Natural Area with a gift of 42 acres from Lenore and David K. Bandler.

Host-microbe institute poised to expand

The launch of its Undergraduate Research Experience proved to be a highlight of the Cornell Institute of Host-Microbe Interactions' inaugural year.

Snakes act as 'ecosystem engineers' in seed dispersal

New research reveals that snakes might play a key – and previously unsuspected – role in dispersing plant seeds.

New 'Tomato Expression Atlas' dives deep into the fruit's flesh

Researchers at Boyce Thompson Institute, Cornell and the U.S. Department of Agriculture have mapped genes in the Tomato Expression Atlas.

What makes us human isn't just our genes, but how we regulate them

A new study proves what scientists have long suspected: what makes us human isn’t just our genes, but how we regulate them.