Once again, Cornell Vet College is No. 1 in U.S. News national rankings

The College of Veterinary Medicine was ranked the best in the nation in U.S. News and World Report's 2008 edition of 'America's Best Graduate Schools.' The Law School, Johnson School and Weill Cornell Medical College also made the top schools lists. (April 3, 2007)

Researchers develop new test to rapidly detect virus killing fish from New York to Great Lakes

Cornell researchers are fine-tuning a new technique they developed to rapidly detect a deadly fish virus that has increasingly appeared in the Great Lakes and neighboring waterways. (Feb. 14, 2007)

Calls of the wild: More than 80,000 sound and video recordings of animals now available to public online

For the first time, more than 65,000 sound clips and some 18,000 video clips of birds and other animals are accessible for no charge at the Macaulay Library's Web site.

Ivy League's Iron Man: One of world's top farriers passes on his craft at Cornell

Michael Wildenstein is the resident farrier at Cornell's College of Veterinary Medicine -- the only veterinary college in North America with a farrier program.

Deadly virus in freshwater fish is found in Northeast for the first time by Cornell researchers

A deadly fish virus has been found for the first time in a variety of freshwater fish in the northeastern United States by Cornell University researchers. (June 14, 2006)

How 10,000 bees decide where to go when they fly the coop -- decision-making to rival any department committee

When 10,000 honeybees fly the coop to hunt for a new home, usually a tree cavity, they have a unique method of deciding which site is right: With great efficiency they narrow down the options and minimize bad decisions.

Why tipsy flowers don't tip over: Booze stunts stem and leaves, but doesn't affect blossoms, study finds

Dilute solutions of alcohol -- though not beer or wine -- can reduce paperwhite growth by half but not affects its flowers, says William Miller, professor of horticulture and director of the Flower Bulb Research Program at Cornell. (March 31, 2006)

Moving loons change their tunes

Bird experts believed for years that once a bird learned songs, the calls stayed relatively fixed throughout their lives, but a new study of loons, streamlined fish-eating water birds, calls those beliefs into question. (March 7, 2006)

Autistic mind well suited for animal-based study - both involve thinking in pictures, explains visiting professor Grandin

Temple Grandin a renowned animal scientist and a Frank H.T. Rhodes Class of '56 Professor at Cornell, has autism. As a result, she learned to think in pictures, which has strong parallels, she believes, to how animals think, she said in a public lecture Feb. 15, 2006 at Cornell. (February 21, 2006)