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Land gift expands old-growth forest natural area

Cornell Botanic Gardens has expanded the Fischer Old Growth Forest Natural Area with a gift of 42 acres from Lenore and David K. Bandler.

Host-microbe institute poised to expand

The launch of its Undergraduate Research Experience proved to be a highlight of the Cornell Institute of Host-Microbe Interactions' inaugural year.

Snakes act as 'ecosystem engineers' in seed dispersal

New research reveals that snakes might play a key – and previously unsuspected – role in dispersing plant seeds.

New 'Tomato Expression Atlas' dives deep into the fruit's flesh

Researchers at Boyce Thompson Institute, Cornell and the U.S. Department of Agriculture have mapped genes in the Tomato Expression Atlas.

What makes us human isn't just our genes, but how we regulate them

A new study proves what scientists have long suspected: what makes us human isn’t just our genes, but how we regulate them.

Hackathon inspires solutions for animal health - and sticky dog poop

A spray that prevents feces from clumping on long-haired dogs won the 2018 Cornell Animal Health Hackathon, co-hosted by the College of Veterinary Medicine and Entrepreneurship at Cornell.

Cornelia Ye Award recognizes teaching assistants Aguillon, Natarajan

Graduate teaching assistants Stepfanie Aguillon and Aravind Natarajan were honored with the 2017-18 Cornelia Ye Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award Jan. 22.

‘Lab rats of molecular biology’ find home on campus

New faculty member Patrick O'Grady brings National Drosophila Species Stock Center to Cornell. 

Collateral damage: Man-made toxins threaten raptors

Two local raptors made unexpected recoveries this month after exposure to common and deadly manmade toxins: lead and rodenticide.