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Removable implant may control type 1 diabetes

In an example of cross-campus collaboration, a group led by Minglin Ma has developed a unique implant for controlling type 1 diabetes, which affects more than 1 million Americans.

Reindeer’s gift saves brother from devastating illness

Veterinarians at the Cornell University Equine and Nemo Farm Animal Hospital saved the life of a reindeer, named Little Buddy, with help from his brother, Moose.

Leaf doctor makes the rounds

Leaf doctor is a free app developed by Cornell and University of Hawaii at Manoa researchers that analyzes a photograph of a damaged leaf or fruit and quantifies the percentage and severity of disease visible.

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Malawi seed village model benefits farmers, universities, growers

A revolutionary seed village project in Malawi led by Cornell University improves the incomes and livelihoods of Malawian farmers.

Stress-busting Cornell Companions visit ILR students

ILR School students de-stressed with canine visitors from four Cornell Companions Dec. 4.

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Coalition to provide data for improving life science career choices

President Martha E. Pollack has committed the university to a new multi-institution initiative to make public data pertaining to career outcomes for life sciences doctoral students and postdoctoral researchers.

Engineers scrap the stethoscope, measure vital signs with radio waves

Cornell engineers have demonstrated a method for gathering vital signs using a cheap and covert system of radio-frequency signals and microchip "tags."

Engaged Faculty Fellows connect classroom and community

Seven faculty members are part of the yearlong Engaged Faculty Fellowship Program, which focuses on engaged courses and curricula.

As HHMI professor, Avery August will aid biology transfer students

Avery August, professor of immunology in the College of Veterinary Medicine and incoming vice provost for academic affairs, has been named a Howard Hughes Medical Institute professor.