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Veterinary clinicians’ ‘house call’ saves beloved Chihuahua

Dr. Jared Baum from the Cornell University Hospital for Animals took a recent late-night road trip east to help save the life of Mabel, a 16-year-old Chihuahua, whose owners run a shelter for aging dogs.

Five faculty members elected 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.

Ornithologist to speak on increasing diversity in conservation

J. Drew Lanham, ornithologist and professor of wildlife ecology at Clemson University, will give a talk about his nationally recognized work Dec. 4 at 7:30 p.m. in Statler Auditorium.

Bee exhibit creates buzz at Museum of the Earth

A museum exhibit at Ithaca’s Paleontological Research Institution – created in collaboration with Cornell experts, illustrators and students – seeks to shine a light on the vast diversity of wild bees.

T-box structure in bacteria may be target for new antibiotics

Cornell researchers have uncovered the structure of a regulatory mechanism unique to bacteria, opening the door for designing new antibiotics targeted to pathogens.

Roundtables to explore 2020 Biennial theme 'Swarm'

The Cornell Council for the Arts is holding lunchtime roundtables Nov. 18, 21 and 25, in preparation for the 2020 Cornell Biennial, on the theme "Swarm: Ecology, Digitality, Sociality."

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Animal physiologist David Robertshaw dies at 85

David Robertshaw, professor emeritus of physiology and an expert on water metabolism and temperature regulation in desert-adapted mammals, died Nov. 8 in Ithaca. He was 85.

Discovery reveals mechanism that turns herpes virus on and off

Researchers at the Baker Institute for Animal Health have identified a new mechanism that plays a role in controlling how the herpes virus alternates between dormant and active stages of infection.

NY craft beverage industries tap into Cornell expertise

The Cornell Craft Beverage Institute – housed at Cornell AgriTech – offers scientific guidance to more than 1,150 craft breweries, distilleries, wineries and cideries throughout New York.