E. coli bacteria's defense secret revealed

E. coli bacteria form a tunnel to eject poisons. Blocking the tunnel could make antibiotic-resistant bacteria vulnerable, according to new Cornell research.

New process may lead to vaccine for schistosomiasis

Cornell and Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research scientists have developed a way to produce a protein antigen that may be used as a vaccine for the tropical disease schistosomiasis.

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Modern European genes may favor vegetarianism

A Cornell study describes how shifts in diets in Europeans after the introduction of farming 10,000 years ago led to genetic adaptations that favored the dietary trends of the time.

Mystery of electric fish genus solved, new species identified

Solving a 140-year old taxonomic puzzle, Cornell researchers have identified and described a new species of electric fish from the Ogooué River in Gabon, Africa.

Warnick urges new veterinarians to be grateful in life

"Happiness leads to success rather than the other way around," the Austin O. Hooey Dean of Veterinary Medicine told the newest graduates of the College of Veterinary Medicine.

Ahmed Ahmed's journey from refugee to Rhodes scholar

Ahmed Ahmed’s ’17 life story is a remarkable tale of a young man who combined hard work with inspiration and guidance from others to grow as a person, from a refugee to a Rhodes scholar.

Extension, NYS apple growers partner on innovation

Concerns about the banning of a plant-thinning chemical prompted New York apple producers, CCE educators and Cornell researchers to study a mechanical blossom-thinning alternative to carbaryl.

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Startup wields natural bacterium to improve health of livestock

Bactana Animal Health, a new company providing a natural, sustainable alternative to dosing livestock prophylactically with antibiotics and hormones, joined Cornell’s McGovern Center in May.

Renowned biochemist David B. Wilson dies at 77

David B. Wilson, professor of molecular biology and genetics and a world leader in the field of enzymology, died April 29. He was 77.