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Ascribe Bioscience receives NSF small-business grant

Ascribe Bioscience has become the first company based on technology developed at the Boyce Thompson Institute to receive a National Science Foundation Small Business Innovation Research grant.

New method drives cellular HIV reservoirs to self-destruct

A research team led by David Russell from the College of Veterinary Medicine has pinpointed a novel angle of attack that could eradicate HIV reservoir cells – while leaving healthy cells untouched.  

Nanovaccine boosts immunity in sufferers of metabolic syndrome

A new class of biomaterial developed by Cornell researchers for an infectious disease nanovaccine effectively boosted immunity in mice with metabolic disorders linked to gut bacteria – a population that shows resistance to traditional flu and polio vaccine.

Humphrey alums help Nigerians harness solar power

A team from Cornell has partnered with Alfred State College and the National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure in Nigeria to help bring solar power to that African nation.

LeafByte app measures damage from chomping insects

A free, open-source mobile app now lets everyone from plant researchers to gardeners and farmers know exactly how much damage insect pests cause when they chomp on leaves.

New strain of canine distemper virus arrives in North America

A dog imported from South Korea into western Canada last October brought along a dangerous hitchhiker: the Asia-1 strain of canine distemper virus, which until then hadn’t been reported in North America.

AgriTech releases Galaxy Suite grape tomato varieties

Cornell AgriTech has released the Galaxy Suite collection of organic grape tomato varieties that are pretty, profitable and pack a culinary punch.

Cornell veterinary class of 2020 celebrates white coat ceremony

Third-year students in Cornell’s College of Veterinary Medicine gathered March 16 in Bailey Hall for the traditional White Coat Ceremony, signifying their transition into clinical training.

Tech used to thwart shoplifters could help keep buildings safe

Cornell engineers have created a radio frequency identification system capable of taking measurements at widths thinner than a human hair, opening potential applications ranging from building safety to improved robotics.