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Calling all birders: Help scientists investigate if changing bird patterns relates to changing climate

To see the effects of global climate change, scientists in the Cornell Lab of Ornithology's Project FeederWatch say they need new and veteran participants alike to help count birds.

Researchers develop new test to rapidly detect virus killing fish from New York to Great Lakes

Cornell researchers are fine-tuning a new technique they developed to rapidly detect a deadly fish virus that has increasingly appeared in the Great Lakes and neighboring waterways. (Feb. 14, 2007)

Calls of the wild: More than 80,000 sound and video recordings of animals now available to public online

For the first time, more than 65,000 sound clips and some 18,000 video clips of birds and other animals are accessible for no charge at the Macaulay Library's Web site.

High school students visit campus to learn how chemistry informs the humanities and social sciences

Ithaca High School sophomores and juniors trekked across the Cornell campus for two days in March, visiting the Johnson Art Museum, the Cornell Ceramics Studio and the Cornell High Energy Synchrotron Source (CHESS).

Deadly virus in freshwater fish is found in Northeast for the first time by Cornell researchers

A deadly fish virus has been found for the first time in a variety of freshwater fish in the northeastern United States by Cornell University researchers. (June 14, 2006)

Dogs keep dying: Too many owners remain unaware of toxic dog food

Even though Diamond, Country Value and Professional brand dog foods have been recalled for containing highly toxic aflatoxins, they have caused an estimated 100 dog deaths in recent weeks, say Cornell veterinarians.

Cornell's College of Veterinary Medicine develops protein tests to accurately diagnose pet food-poisoned dogs

While dogs keep dying from eating pet food tainted with aflatoxin, Cornell University's College of Veterinary Medicine is announcing it has developed protein tests that accurately indicate a dog's liver failure caused by the toxin.

Cornell animal hospital caring for dogs poisoned by contaminated commercial food that has killed several pets

Several dogs from the Rochester area suffered liver damage after ingesting commercial dog food contaminated with a fungal toxin, according to veterinarians at Cornell University's Hospital for Animals, where the dogs are being treated.

Elusive bird is everywhere and nowhere

As staffers hired by Cornell's Lab of Ornithology and volunteers gear up for a six-month search for the ivory-billed woodpecker, residents of Brinkley, Ark., may be wondering why it is so hard to find. (December 14, 2005)