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Cornell Equine Hospital surgery team saves impaled horse

Henry, a 3-year-old horse from Freeville, impaled himself on fencing in January. Within hours, veterinarians at the College of Veterinary Medicine Equine Hospital performed life-saving emergency surgery.

Deadly protein duo reveals new drug targets for viral diseases

Two lethal viruses, Nipah and Hendra, may be more potent when their proteins are combined, according to new research from Hector Aguilar-Carreno, associate professor of microbiology and immunology.

Cornell team fights invasive pest, supports NY berry industry

Cornell has the only comprehensive berry team in the Northeast, combining expertise in horticulture, entomology, plant pathology, agricultural economics, berry breeding and management for the benefit of New York state's $20 million berry industry. 

Knowing berry pests’ varied diets may help control them

A Cornell study investigates for the first time what spotted-wing drosophila adults and larvae eat, and where they lay their eggs, when short-lived berries, their preferred foods, are not in season.

Baskin wins young investigator award for lipid research

Cornell chemical biologist Jeremy Baskin has been recognized for his innovative work with a Walter A. Shaw Young Investigator Award from the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. 

Groundwater policies fire up air pollution in northwest India

A measure to conserve groundwater in northwestern India has led to unexpected consequences: Added air pollution in an area already beset by haze and smog.

Worm pheromones protect major crops, BTI scientists find

Protecting crops from pests and pathogens without pesticides has been a longtime goal of farmers. Researchers at Boyce Thompson Institute have found that compounds from microscopic soil roundworms could achieve this aim.

Study addresses low female participation in STEM classrooms

A new study co-authored by Kelly Zamudio, professor of ecology and evolutionary biology, shows that increasing class size has the largest negative impact on female participation in STEM classrooms.

Wheat expert calls for global unity to avert future hunger crises

Ronnie Coffman, director of International Programs in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, addressed the International Wheat Congress July 23 in Canada, urging renewed commitment to germplasm exchange.