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Researchers can see drug activity in solitary molecule

Weill Cornell's Scott Blanchard has developed technology that can observe drug activity in a solitary molecule while in motion. The development may lead to newer, safer drug therapies. (Feb. 16, 2010)

Miniature ultrasound device could revolutionize pain relief

The latest ultrasound device created by Cornell graduate student George K. Lewis could one day introduce a whole new level of home therapy for pain management. (Feb. 16, 2010)

Trustees approve new Weill Cornell research building

The Cornell Board of Trustees voted Jan. 22 to authorize construction of Weill Cornell Medical College's new Medical Research Building.

Jews and blacks at Cornell often faced exclusion, say lecturers in NYC

University Archivist Elaine Engst and historian Carol Kammen discussed how blacks and Jews were simultaneously 'part and apart' of the Cornell student body from the beginning in New York, Jan. 26.

New vaccine method is cheaper and more effective

An interdisciplinary team of Cornell researchers has devised a new way to make vaccines that promises to prevent diseases much more cheaply. (Jan. 25, 2010)

NYC bridge page highlights events, opportunities

A new Cornell in NYC Web page unites a variety of New York City-related content in a single location.

Researchers discover new way to generate abundant blood vessel cells from stem cells

Weill Cornell researchers have discovered a way to produce 40 times more blood vessel cells from stem cells than previous methods. Such cells will hopefully be used soon to heal damaged tissues.

Watt Webb receives National Academy of Sciences Hollaender Award for biophysics

The award cites Webb for 'pioneering the applications of rigorous physical principles to the development of optical tools that have broadly impacted our ability to examine biological systems.'

Study: Mice behavior studies can apply to human behavior

A new study published in Science shows that animal behavior studies can predict human behavior and that those with a certain altered gene have a harder time recovering from very stressful events.