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Cornell sets the bar for training veterinary techs in wildlife medicine

An intensive six-week training program gives licensed veterinary technician students the chance to treat wild animals.

Faulty ‘eat-me’ signal may trigger neurodegeneration

The nervous system maintains itself via phagocytes that clear out dead neuronal material, but faulty signals may actually cause healthy neurites to be destroyed, causing neurodegeneration.

AI speeds effort to protect endangered elephants

Artificial intelligence is helping Cornell's Elephant Listening Project learn critical information about forest elephants faster, to better protect the endangered animals from poachers and other threats.

Tree swallow study: Brief stressors have long-term effects

Two recent studies on tree swallows use an innovative study design to uncover long-term consequences of brief but major stressful events.

Meet Cornell’s new brewing expert

On Aug. 20, Kaylyn Kirkpatrick joined the Department of Food Science as brewing extension associate based at Cornell AgriTech in Geneva, New York.

Training ‘immuno-engineers’ is goal of NIH grant

A new Cornell program will train graduate students interested in specializing in “immuno-engineering,” an emerging hybrid field that combines engineering and immunology.

New course trains veterinary students to protect pollinators

Cornell faculty members are offering the first honeybee health course at Cornell for veterinary student; the bees are important for New York’s agricultural economy.

International leaders in science, agriculture, justice arrive Aug. 27

A new cohort arrives on campus Aug. 27 for the 2018 Cornell Alliance for Science Global Leadership Fellows Program.

Trace metals make a big splash with marine microorganisms

A new study shows trace metals, deposited by aerosols in the atmosphere, have a hefty impact on marine biota, affecting biological productivity.