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Hop growers face challenges to meet rising brewery demands

Cultivating hops in New York state has its challenges, mainly from pests and two pervasive diseases, and Cornell researchers are lending a hand to new growers.

Alum’s medical career spans hospitals, Army bases and state institutions

Adadot Hayes ’64 said she will never forget Jeffrey, a baby born with Trisomy 13, a chromosomal condition that left him without eyes, with a cleft palate and a host of other problems.  

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Links between social connectedness, stress and health to be studied

Maren Vitousek, assistant professor of ecology and evolutionary biology, has received a $500,000 Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Young Faculty Award to study links between stress, social connectedness, health and future performance.

Workshop explores ape-human communication

“Eloquence of the Apes: A Trans-Disciplinary Workshop on Apes, Language and Communication,” Oct. 20-21, featured primatologist Sue Savage-Rumbaugh.

Cornell, DEC launch new hemlock pest biocontrol lab

Cornell and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation announced the creation of a new biological control lab on campus to protect the state’s ecologically important hemlock trees.

Five faculty members elected as 2017 AAAS fellows

Five Cornell faculty members have been elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the world’s largest general scientific society.

Awards partner life science researchers with industries

Reducing antibiotic resistance in animals and developing a lubricating formula in joints for people suffering from arthritis are two of seven projects that received Center for Advanced Technology annual grants.

McGovern Center incubator graduates a trio of startups

Cornell’s McGovern Center business incubator graduated three companies – Embark, Lionano and Sterifre Medical – at a ceremony in Weill Hall Nov. 13.

Book details approaches to design research across disciplines

Jenny Sabin and Peter Lloyd Jones demonstrate new complementary and experimental approaches to the design studio and research in their new book, “LabStudio: Design Research Between Architecture and Biology.”