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Fish study IDs genes that regulate social behaviors

Genes in an area of the brain that is relatively similar in all vertebrates appear to regulate how organisms coordinate and shift their behaviors, a new study finds.

Research probes key protein's role in cancer cell growth

The regulation and function of the oncogene RAS and two related proteins, K-Ras4a and K-Ras4b, are explored in a pair of recent papers from the lab of chemistry professor Hening Lin. 

Life Tag solar bird tracker goes commercial

Cornell researchers have developed a solar wildlife tag, an innovation that makes bird-tracking devices lightweight and long-lasting.

Zamudio to study effects of active learning as Menschel Teaching Fellow

Professor of ecology and evolutionary biology Kelly Zamudio will analyze the effects of active learning activity modules on learning goals for classroom lectures as the 2017-18 Menschel Distinguished Teaching Fellow at Cornell.

Annual Schwartz awards given to two life scientists

Two female researchers, an epidemiologist and a bacteriologist, both at the College of Veterinary Medicine, have received awards for their cutting-edge research.

Cornell partners in new international center in India

CALS faculty was on hand in Dharwad, India, Jan. 5 to dedicate the Borlaug International Centre for Agriculture Development.

Equine stem cells rein in bacteria

Researchers are exploring use of stem cells to treat skin wounds in horses with techniques that may translate to human patients.

Researchers uncover cause of mysterious mass death of saiga antelopes

The 2015 sudden death of more than 200,000 saiga antelopes was likely due to environmental factors triggering a deadly bacterium, according to new research from the College of Veterinary Medicine.

Critically endangered Amur leopard faces new threat

A new Cornell paper in the Journal of Wildlife Diseases describes the first documented case of canine distemper virus in a wild Amur leopard.