Fungal spore 'death clouds' key in gypsy moth fight

A fungus known to decimate populations of gypsy moths creates “death clouds” of spores that can travel more than 40 miles to potentially infect populations of invasive moths, according to a new study.

Fulbright recipients head off to global destinations

Fourteen Cornell students and recent alumni are setting out this fall for destinations around the world, thanks to grants from the Fulbright U.S. Student Program.

New to campus? Discover Cornell’s rich history

New Cornell University students, faculty and staff are entering a campus forged by history.

Big stink: Titan arum blooms outside for first time

Carolus, one of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences' Titan arums (Amorphophallus titanum), also known as a corpse flower, bloomed in Minns Garden - the first time one of the flowers ever bloomed in a region outside of the tropics.

Herbert Schryver, horse nutrition expert, dies at 89

Herbert Schryver, DVM '54, an emeritus professor with expertise in veterinary pathology, equine nutrition and biomechanics, died June 26 at the age of 89 in Ithaca.

Veterinary college mends, releases injured bobcat

Veterinarians at Cornell's Janet L. Swanson Wildlife Health Center recently saved the life of a bobcat hit by a car in Lansing, New York, and released him into the wild.

Genomic insights reveal the surprising journey of the apple

Researchers at the Cornell-affiliated Boyce Thompson Institute have excavated the mysteries of the apple's evolutionary history.

Early career scientists named Mong Fellows in Cornell Neurotech

Ten new Mong Family Foundation Fellows in Neurotech will work jointly under the mentorship of Cornell faculty to advance technologies providing insight into how brains work.

Christine Smart to lead Cornell plant science

Christine Smart, a professor of plant pathology who specializes in development of management strategies for vegetable diseases, has been appointed director of the School of Integrative Plant Science.