Robert Reed won the 2017 Cozzarelli Prize for scientific excellence and originality for proving that butterfly wing color and iridescence are activated by a single gene.
Gilbert Levine, emeritus professor of biological and environmental engineering, first retired in 1983 after more than 30 years on the Cornell faculty. He's giving it another try at age 90.
New research reveals that even the highest performing maize crops contain rare harmful mutations that limit crop productivity.
A new study outlines a pathogen strategy to overcome the immune systems of house finches with conjunctivitis infections.
A new initiative aims to increase participation rates and enhance the success of under-represented ethnic minorities and students who are deaf or hard of hearing in biological and biomedical graduate fields at Cornell.
Delegates from Cornell traveled to Washington, D.C., March 4-7 to advocate for federal support of land-grant universities and agricultural research.
The emerald ash borer – an invasive beetle that has destroyed ash trees across the country – has been detected for the first time in Tompkins County in Cornell's 4,200-acre Arnot Forest.
Andrew Rosenblatt ’20, student in the lab of Tobias Doerr, assistant professor of microbiology, is working to make cholera less resistant to treatment by a broad range of antibiotics.
Pioneering evolutionary biologist Rosemary Grant will speak March 12 on “Evolution of Darwin’s Finches: Integrating Behavior, Ecology and Genetics.”