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Nitrogen loss threatens desert plant life, study shows

Cornell researchers have discovered that heat leads to nitrogen loss in desert soils, a finding that may require climate change models to be altered. (Nov. 5, 2009)

Cornell researcher uses stimulus money to study spinal cord injury recovery

Ronald Harris-Warrick, Cornell professor of neurobiology and behavior, is using stimulus money to study locomotion that may lead to cures for spinal cord injuries. (Nov. 4, 2009)

Cornell team investigates how to starve tumors

Federal stimulus funding helps Cornell researchers create tiny 3-D models of tumors to mimic conditions necessary for the development of vascular systems by tumors. (Nov. 2, 2009)

A 200-year-old medical mystery solved at Weill Cornell

In a lecture on the history of heart attack, Weill Cornell Medical College cardiologist Paul Kligfield recounts how he unraveled one of cardiology's historical medical mysteries. (Oct. 29, 2009)

Researchers discover mechanism that prevents two species from reproducing

Cornell researchers have uncovered a genetic mechanism in fruit flies that prevents two closely related species from reproducing, a finding that offers clues to how species evolve. (Oct. 27, 2009)

New center to bring CU agricultural innovations to China

A Sept. 24 agreement between Cornell and China will increase Cornell researchers' understanding of real problems in China and help China benefit from Cornell's agricultural expertise. (Oct. 27, 2009)

Jonathan Butcher delivers young investigator lecture

The Biomedical Engineering Society honored Jonathan Butcher, assistant professor of biomedical engineering, with the Rita Schaffer Memorial Young Investigator Award earlier this month. (Oct. 27, 2009)

Battling cancer with engineering: National Cancer Institute funds Cornell-led $13 million research center

The $13 million Center on the Microenvironment and Metastasis will focus on using nanobiotechnology and other related physical science approaches to advance research on cancer. (Oct. 27, 2009)

Student inventions -- artificial tissue networks and a skull base sealer -- honored in competition

Artificial tissues with an embedded vascular system and a skull base sealer were two Cornell student inventions honored as finalists in the 2009 Collegiate Inventors Competition in Chicago, Oct. 18-20. (Oct. 21, 2009)