Genomic insights reveal the surprising journey of the apple

Researchers at the Cornell-affiliated Boyce Thompson Institute have excavated the mysteries of the apple's evolutionary history.

Early career scientists named Mong Fellows in Cornell Neurotech

Ten new Mong Family Foundation Fellows in Neurotech will work jointly under the mentorship of Cornell faculty to advance technologies providing insight into how brains work.

Christine Smart to lead Cornell plant science

Christine Smart, a professor of plant pathology who specializes in development of management strategies for vegetable diseases, has been appointed director of the School of Integrative Plant Science.

New organ transplant monitoring promises better patient care

Using a combination of DNA sequencing and computer science techniques, researchers have developed a new method for monitoring the health of organ transplant patients.

Citizen-scientists track N.Y. bears with iSeeMammals app

Black bear populations are on the rise in New York, and Cornell researchers combine digital technology with on-the-ground conservation efforts to manage the growing numbers.

$9M grant will create neurotech research hub at Cornell

A five-year, $9 million grant from the National Science Foundation will create the Cornell Neurotechnology NeuroNex Hub to develop new tools for neuroscience.

Immune cells may be key to better allergy, infection therapies

By learning how an immune cell called Tr1 works in the body, researchers hope to one day harness the cells to better treat allergies and infections, according to new Cornell research.

Huge stinky corpse flower to bloom – outdoors

One of Cornell’s Titan arums – a rare plant also known as a corpse flower for the deathly odor it produces at flowering – has broken dormancy and is preparing to bloom this summer on campus.

Social cues are key to vocal learning in birds and babies

A new study suggests that social feedback from other birds plays a crucial role in how baby birds – and human babies – learn to communicate.