Vet College researchers seek 'spraying' cats for study of new treatment

Cats with the annoying habit of spraying urine on vertical surfaces are needed at the Cornell College of Veterinary Medicine for a clinical trial of a new treatment.

New Institute for Animal Welfare at Cornell addresses farm, wild and laboratory animal concerns

The Cornell University Institute for Animal Welfare has been established to foster discussion and research on issues concerning animals in agriculture, laboratories and the wild.

Urine-spraying cats sought for Cornell veterinary study

Cats with the annoying habit of spraying urine on vertical surfaces are needed at the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine for a clinical trial of a new treatment.

Colors are composed by brain, not eyes, Cornell experiment shows

ITHACA, N.Y. -- Trying to cope with red flashing lights on green moving objects, the human visual system is tricked into revealing where yellow -- and all other colors -- apparently are composed: in the visual cortex of the brain. The red, green and blue cone receptors in the retina merely pass along signals for the brain to make sense of, Cornell University psychologist Romi Nijhawan concludes from an experiment that may confirm, once and for all, the "central synthesis" theory of human color vision.

Cornell class project could bloom into an industry

What started as a casual screening of raspberry varieties in the greenhouse grew into a graduate student class project and may soon blossom into a large-scale, full-fledged agricultural industry for New York: fresh, sweet raspberries in winter.

Tree-climbing researcher knows exactly how far the crow flies

Much too common for some people's tastes and largely neglected by ornithologists, the plain old American crow gets special attention from one Cornell University researcher.

Veterinary Open House April 12. 1997 at Cornell offers close-up of animals, animal doctors and techniques that heal

ITHACA, N.Y. -- A behind-the-scenes tour of the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine awaits visitors at the college's annual open house, Saturday, April 12, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Each spring, students in Cornell's DVM (Doctor of Veterinary Medicine) program host an open house of college facilities. This year's event will be the 31st to demonstrate the veterinary education experience while bringing visitors face to face with many of the animals veterinarians care for. Admission and parking are free for the open house.

Francis A. Kallfelz is named James Law Professor at Cornell College of Veterinary Medicine

ITHACA, N.Y. -- Francis A. Kallfelz, D.V.M., has been appointed a James Law Professor of Medicine at the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine. His appointment was approved by the Cornell Board of Trustees at its March meeting. A member of the college faculty since 1966 and director of the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital since 1991, Kallfelz conducts research in the areas of clinical nutrition, mineral metabolism, metabolic diseases of domestic animals and veterinary nuclear medicine. He earned the veterinary degree, with distinction in (1962), and doctoral degree in physical biology in 1966, both from Cornell University.

Fabric-eating cats sought for study at Cornell College of Veterinary Medicine Condition may be feline obsessive-compulsive disorder, animal-behavior experts suggest

One of the most bizarre and baffling cat behaviors, fabric-eating, is the subject of a new study at Cornell University's College of Veterinary Medicine, where nearby cats are sought for medical trials.