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Birders help Great Backyard Bird Count set records

More checklists submitted and more species identified than ever before made this year's Great Backyard Bird Count a banner year. (April 1, 2008)

'Oh Joy! Oh Raptor!'

Cornell's Laboratory of Ornithology is showing bird-related quilts and banners by fiber artists Elsie Dentes '77 and Alice Gant.

Scientists close in on taurine's activity in the brain (Red Bull drinkers, take note)

A finding by a team of scientists at Weill Cornell Medical College opens the door to better understanding the amino acid taurine's impact on the brain. (Feb. 13, 2008)

Fruit fly gene from 'out of nowhere' may change ideas about how new genes are formed, researchers report

Scientists thought that most new genes were formed from existing genes, but Cornell researchers have discovered a gene in some fruit flies that appears to be unrelated to other genes in any known genome. (July 23, 2007)

On-farm research shows farmers can use less nitrogen to save money and reduce environmental impact

CherryPharm Inc., a start-up company that sells an all-natural, tart cherry sports drink developed in conjunction with Cornell food scientists, has received $2.3 million from the Cayuga Venture Fund. (June 19, 2007)

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.