After an eight-month study, a task force of 16 faculty members has chosen “Migrations” as the theme of the first Cornell Global Grand Challenge, which will tackle the issue with resources from across the university.
The NIH has awarded Cornell a $2.6 million grant to study bacteriophages – microscopic foot soldiers in the fight against pathogenic bacteria.
Silvia Ferrari, the John Brancaccio Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, has been awarded a grant to study the brains of moths with the goal of improving drone flight.
Poetry and performance, as well as more traditional presentations, were among the nine projects highlighted in the first Rural Humanities Showcase, held Sept. 6 in the A.D. White House.
A team of scientists from seven institutions has published research that shows a massive loss of nearly 3 billion breeding adult birds since 1970, with devastating losses among birds in every biome.
To help launch the new Cornell Center for Immunology, world-renowned immunologist Mark Davis was in Ithaca to give a talk and meet faculty and students.
Students in the Cornell Raptor Program staged a mock debate, eagles vs. falcons, on NBC Sports' "Football Night in America" show before the Philadelphia vs. Atlanta NFL game.
After a female black bear cub was struck by a car over the summer in the Adirondack Park, Cornell veterinary surgeons repaired the bear’s injured left foreleg and sent it on the road to recovery.
Carolus, one of Cornell’s two giant Titan arum plants, also known as “corpse flowers,” is getting ready to once again unleash its fetid odor in the Liberty Hyde Bailey Conservatory on Tower Road.