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NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell creates world-class cancer center

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center has expanded its cancer program into a new center dedicated to advancing research, prevention and treatment of the disease with multidisciplinary collaborations. (Feb. 6, 2008)

Alumna veterinarian volunteers for Haiti animal project

Vermont veterinarian Karen Anderson, a 1982 graduate of the College of Veterinary Medicine, spent almost two weeks in Haiti last year helping to spread knowledge about caring for and treating animals. (Feb. 5, 2008)

Even with reduced emissions, upstate N.Y. could feel like D.C. by 2100, warns ecologist at global warming teach-in

Along with 1,600 other institutions around the United States, Cornell sponsored local events to address climate change on Jan 31. (Feb. 5, 2008)

CU students help celebrate a new chapter in Honduran town of Tamara -- the promise of clean, treated water

A dedication ceremony for a new water treatment plant in Tamara, Honduras, was attended by 18 Cornell engineering students who visited the country Jan. 4-20. (Feb. 4, 2008)

Cornell animal hospital now offers 24-7 emergency neurology services

Cornell University Hospital for Animals has recently expanded its neurology and neurosurgery services for the public to include referrals and emergency appointments around-the-clock for clinical services. (Feb. 1, 2008)

Acid rain is not only changing soil chemistry, it is affecting climate change, says Geological Survey scientist

Acid rain is not only changing soil chemistry, it is impacting climate change and depleting the soil of calcium, said a U.S. Geological Survey scientist, speaking on campus Jan. 25. (Jan. 30, 2008)

Students see firsthand how Asia is developing its first genetically engineered food crop

Cornell, Indian and Thai agricultural students toured greenhouses and field trials at Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, where the pest-resistant eggplant that Cornell researchers helped develop is being tested. (Jan. 29, 2008)

Music with a mission: CU Winds revisit Costa Rica

The Cornell Wind Ensemble toured Costa Rica for the second time in January, delivering more than 80 donated instruments to three schools and performing concerts across the country. (Jan. 29, 2008)

What goes down the drain, from ibuprofen to soaps, gets turned out to pasture via toxic sludge, researchers warn

Toxic chemicals from households and industry persist in the environment because they end up in sewage sludge. Though pathogens are removed in treatment plants, there are no requirements for chemicals, which contaminate sludge. (Jan. 29, 2008)