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Land gift expands old-growth forest natural area

Cornell Botanic Gardens has expanded the Fischer Old Growth Forest Natural Area with a gift of 42 acres from Lenore and David K. Bandler.

ILR researchers demystify disability stats

Researchers at the K. Lisa Yang and Hock E. Tan Institute on Employment and Disability released the Disability Statistics Status Report Jan. 30, revealing 41 million noninstitutionalized people are living with disabilities.

Host-microbe institute poised to expand

The launch of its Undergraduate Research Experience proved to be a highlight of the Cornell Institute of Host-Microbe Interactions' inaugural year.

Snakes act as 'ecosystem engineers' in seed dispersal

New research reveals that snakes might play a key – and previously unsuspected – role in dispersing plant seeds.

Two alumnae named 2019 Schwarzman scholars

An-Chi “Angela” Dai ’15 and Kelly McClure ’16 have been selected to join the third class of Schwarzman Scholars, a program that sends young leaders to Beijing for a year of master’s degree study.

Interested in social entrepreneurship? Become a 'change-maker'

Cornell delegates to the Clinton Global Initiative University presented their commitments to action at a pitch competition Jan. 31.

Book explores Alexander Kluge's literary experiments in futurity

Leslie Adelson has written “Cosmic Miniatures and the Future Sense: Alexander Kluge's 21st-century Literary Experiments in German Culture and Narrative Form.”

New 'Tomato Expression Atlas' dives deep into the fruit's flesh

Researchers at Boyce Thompson Institute, Cornell and the U.S. Department of Agriculture have mapped genes in the Tomato Expression Atlas.

What makes us human isn't just our genes, but how we regulate them

A new study proves what scientists have long suspected: what makes us human isn’t just our genes, but how we regulate them.