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Sled dogs lead the way in quest to slow aging

A $4.2 million project at Cornell focused on 100 Alaskan sled dogs, former athletes past their glory days, is part of a quest for one of the holy grails of medicine: how to slow aging.

Art and science provide fertile ground for research, teaching

Research projects investigating the sounds of soil bring the fields of soil science, art, bioacoustics, entomology and other disciplines together, and blend creative practice with scientific inquiry.

Simoes-Costa wins $2.3M NIH New Innovator Award

With a grant of $2,355,000 over five years, Marcos Simoes-Costa, assistant professor of molecular biology and genetics, will investigate how the spatial complexity of an organism is generated in early development.

Micro-satellites offer a fresh view of NYS agriculture

A Cornell doctoral student is deploying new satellite technology that may be used for space research in the future and help New York farmers make more informed decisions today about growing crops and caring for animals.

Two McGovern Center startups graduate from incubator

With a pinch of pomp and circumstance, Cornell’s McGovern Center life sciences business incubator recently graduated two companies – Bactana Corp. and Conamix.

Eastern Broccoli Project on track to meet $100M goal

The Eastern Broccoli Project began in 2010 with the goal of growing a $100 million broccoli industry in the Eastern U.S. in 10 years. With two remaining years of funding, Cornell researchers say they are on schedule to meet their goal.

Orphaned turtles rescued thanks to Cornell wildlife team

Between May and July, the Janet L. Swanson Wildlife Hospital at the Cornell College of Veterinary Medicine rescued approximately 150 eggs from pregnant turtles that were either injured or killed while crossing roads.

Schwartz research funding applications close Nov. 11

Women and underrepresented faculty members engaging in life science scholarship have until Nov. 11 to apply for a grant from the Schwartz Research Fund for Women and Other Underrepresented Faculty in the Life Sciences.

African rice farmers test traditions against NY climate

Few farmers attempt to grow rice in the Northeast’s short growing season, but a team of farmers, with the help of Cornell scientists, are experimenting with rice-growing methods to suit New York’s climate.