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Glowing 'Cornell dots' can show surgeons where tumors are

Brightly glowing nanoparticles known as 'Cornell dots' are a safe, effective way to 'light up' cancerous tumors so surgeons can find and remove them. (Feb. 18, 2009)

Research seeks to prevent additional long-term damage following heart attack

Robin Davisson and colleagues are studying how the sympathetic nervous system responds after a heart attack. (Feb. 18, 2009)

Weill Cornell, Ithaca researchers use cotton candy to create new blood-flow routes

Using a cotton candy machine, a team of physicians and scientists from Weill Cornell Medical Center and the Ithaca campus may have developed a way to create engineered tissue. (Feb. 17, 2009)

New student team aims to create biomachines that destroy pollutants, cancer cells

The Cornell International Genetically Engineered Machines student project team, formed this year, uses biological, not mechanical, components to make machines. (Feb. 17, 2009)

Cornell helps India's small farmers fight moth larvae with genetically modified eggplant

Small farmers in India will soon have a cheaper, safer and more effective option for growing one of India's favorite foods: genetically modified eggplant, developed with Cornell's help. (Feb. 10, 2009)

Role of protein in tumor growth is highlighted by researcher using 3-D model

By observing the behavior of cancer cells grown in both two and three dimensions, a Cornell researcher has shown that a previously underestimated protein could be a key factor in allowing cancer to grow and spread. (Feb. 10, 2009)

Cornell professor faults systemic failures in salmonella outbreak from peanut butter

When the media needed background on the national salmonella outbreak that has been traced to a Blakely, Ga., peanut-processing plant, they turned to food scientist Robert Gravani. (Feb. 10, 2009)

Students vie to enroll in new dual-degree programs linking traditional India with state-of-the-art Cornell

Starting this summer, Cornell and Tamil Nadu Agricultural University will offer dual-degree programs in food science and plant breeding with up to 15 Indian students accepted for each program. (Feb. 5, 2009)

Researchers 'unzip' molecules to measure interactions keeping DNA packed in cells

By 'unzipping' single DNA molecules, a Cornell research team has gained new insight into how genes are packed and expressed within cells. (Jan. 27, 2009)