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Cornell partners in new international center in India

CALS faculty was on hand in Dharwad, India, Jan. 5 to dedicate the Borlaug International Centre for Agriculture Development.

Equine stem cells rein in bacteria

Researchers are exploring use of stem cells to treat skin wounds in horses with techniques that may translate to human patients.

Researchers uncover cause of mysterious mass death of saiga antelopes

The 2015 sudden death of more than 200,000 saiga antelopes was likely due to environmental factors triggering a deadly bacterium, according to new research from the College of Veterinary Medicine.

Critically endangered Amur leopard faces new threat

A new Cornell paper in the Journal of Wildlife Diseases describes the first documented case of canine distemper virus in a wild Amur leopard.

CORALS scholars to explore health of Pacific waters

This spring, six undergraduate students will toss away wool socks, surrender winter coats and flee the Northeast’s slushy roads to gauge ocean health along the Hawaiian and Washington state coasts.

Researchers identify immune cells that keep gut fungi under control

Immune cells that process food and bacterial antigens in the intestines control the intestinal population of fungi, according to a new study.

When pests graze certain potatoes, yields double

When some Colombian potato varieties are lightly grazed by a pest, the plants respond by growing larger tubers, at times doubling their yields.

$2.5M grant funds research on tuberculosis treatment

Cornell researchers are investigating compounds they identified that offer hope for effective new drugs against tuberculosis.

Adequate choline in pregnancy may have cognitive benefits for offspring

When expectant mothers consume sufficient amounts of the nutrient choline during pregnancy, their offspring gain enduring cognitive benefits, a new Cornell study suggests.