Women in the life sciences: Apply for research grants by Nov. 6

Two or more grants of up to $15,000 each will be awarded to Ithaca- and Geneva-based female Cornell faculty in the life sciences.

$9.4M NIH grant funds chronic fatigue syndrome center

The National Institutes of Health announced Sept. 27 that Cornell is one of three institutions nationwide to receive funding to establish a collaborative research center for the study of chronic fatigue syndrome.

New app collects pre-vet students’ real-world preparation

Students planning to apply to a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree program can track their veterinary and animal experiences on a new app developed by the College of Veterinary Medicine and a software engineering class in Computing and Information Science.

Cornell inspires at World Maker Faire in NYC

The World Maker Faire in Queens, New York, Sept. 23-24, featured Cornell students and thousands of aspiring engineers.

With satellite tags, researchers track, protect Lake Ontario king salmon

Advanced pop-off satellite tags developed by Cornell researchers and attached to the king salmon in Lake Ontario map the movements and feeding behavior in of the valuable fish.

Cornell joins consortium to foster Great Lakes research

A regional consortium that includes Cornell is collaborating to preserve the Great Lakes thanks to a five-year, $20 million grant from the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

Asteroid that killed dinosaurs may have sped up bird evolution

A new study considers whether the mass extinction that killed off the dinosaurs led to a temporary acceleration in the rate of genetic evolution among its avian survivors.

Sea salts bring potentially harmful mold to the table, researchers find

Sea salts inspire talk of terroir, texture and provenance. Now there’s evidence that they can also be sources of spoilage molds.

Cornell scientist tapped to preserve elm trees on the National Mall

A team of Cornell scientists, led by Nina Bassuk, professor in the Horticulture Section of the School of Integrative Plant Science, is working to preserve the elms on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., for generations to come.