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Study illuminates link between anglerfish, bacteria

Researchers, including Tory Hendry, assistant professor of microbiology, have uncovered new insights into a symbiosis between bioluminescent bacteria and deep-sea anglerfish. 

Cornell researchers reveal molecular basis of vision

Cornell and Stanford University researchers have solved the three-dimensional structure of a protein complex involved in vertebrate vision at atomic resolution. 

‘Migrations’ is theme of Cornell’s first Global Grand Challenge

After an eight-month study, a task force of 16 faculty members has chosen “Migrations” as the theme of the first Cornell Global Grand Challenge, which will tackle the issue with resources from across the university.

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NIH grants food scientists $2.6M to battle bacteria

The NIH has awarded Cornell a $2.6 million grant to study bacteriophages – microscopic foot soldiers in the fight against pathogenic bacteria.

Study explores moth brains to improve drone flight

Silvia Ferrari, the John Brancaccio Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, has been awarded a grant to study the brains of moths with the goal of improving drone flight.

Rural Humanities Showcase touts Cornell-community projects

Poetry and performance, as well as more traditional presentations, were among the nine projects highlighted in the first Rural Humanities Showcase, held Sept. 6 in the A.D. White House.

Nearly 30% of birds in U.S., Canada have vanished since 1970

A team of scientists from seven institutions has published research that shows a massive loss of nearly 3 billion breeding adult birds since 1970, with devastating losses among birds in every biome.

Visit by esteemed immunologist launches new center

To help launch the new Cornell Center for Immunology, world-renowned immunologist Mark Davis was in Ithaca to give a talk and meet faculty and students. 

Raptor Program students debate Eagles vs. Falcons on NBC

Students in the Cornell Raptor Program staged a mock debate, eagles vs. falcons, on NBC Sports' "Football Night in America" show before the Philadelphia vs. Atlanta NFL game.