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Grant seeks to diversify participation in biology, biomedical graduate studies

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.

CALS senior advocates for ag programs on Capitol Hill

Delegates from Cornell traveled to Washington, D.C., March 4-7 to advocate for federal support of land-grant universities and agricultural research.

Devastating emerald ash borer discovered in Arnot Forest

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.

Undergrad researcher helps combat antibiotic resistance in cholera

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 to speak March 12

Pioneering evolutionary biologist Rosemary Grant will speak March 12 on “Evolution of Darwin’s Finches: Integrating Behavior, Ecology and Genetics.”

Cornell to lead applied learning initiative in clinical reasoning

The College of Veterinary Medicine is spearheading a project that will assess and improve experiential and applied learning in veterinary education.

New York vintners urged to pop their corks at annual wine event

New York has the unique soil and climate conditions to establish itself as a significant presence in the market for sparkling wine, experts said at B.E.V. NY, Cornell’s annual outreach event for the wine industry.

It's mostly luck, not pluck, that determines lifetime reproductive success

A study co-authored by Stephen Ellner, professor of ecology and evolutionary biology, claims that chance plays a stronger role than superior traits in determining how well some living things will reproduce over the course of a lifetime.

'Beauty and the Beak' wins prize for science book excellence

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