Health & Nutrition

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    Cornell to team with IBM to protect global milk supply

    Cornell and IBM announced a joint research project June 23 that will use genetic sequencing and big-data analyses to help keep the global milk supply safe.
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    Human tissue model developed to test colon cancer drugs

    Jane Langille Bookmark 
    The first-ever 'disease in a Petri dish' platform that models human colon cancer derived from stem cells has been developed by Weill Cornell Medicine investigators, allowing them to identify a targeted drug treatment for a common, inherited form of the disease.
  • Weill Anxiety

    Molecular mechanism underlies anxiety, autism

    Joseph Bonner Bookmark 
    A calcium-dependent molecular mechanism discovered in the brain cells of mice by Weill Cornell Medicine investigators may underlie the impaired social interactions and anxiety found in neuropsychiatric disorders – including schizophrenia and autism.
  • 3-D printing

    WCM hackathon focuses on 3-D printing innovation

    Jamie Kass Bookmark 
    The Clinical and Translational Science Center, in collaboration with the medical student group Tech-in-Medicine, hosted its first hackathon, the 3-D Printing Innovation Challenge, over the course of several days in May.
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    New process may lead to vaccine for schistosomiasis

    Blaine Friedlander Bookmark 
    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.
  • Honeyoye Lake research

    Atkinson's Academic Venture Fund awards $1.8M to 15 projects

    Sheri Englund Bookmark 
    The Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future's Academic Venture Fund awarded $1.8 million in 2017, with 15 grants to seed novel approaches to some of the world's greatest sustainability challenges.
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    Symposium showcases Geneva Station work June 23

    Jennifer Savran Kelly Bookmark 
    Fascinating science is being done at the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station (NYSAES), and student researchers are eager to share their work June 23 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Jordan Hall.
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    Davis-Manigaulte honored for NYC extension outreach

    Sheri Hall Bookmark 
    Jacqueline Davis-Manigaulte '72 won the 2017 National Urban Extension Leadership Award for excellence in urban extension programming and leadership for her Cornell University Cooperative Extension-New York City work.
  • Jerky

    Cornell's Jack'd Jerky selected as food contest finalist

    Blaine Friedlander Bookmark 
    Cornell's Jack'd Jerky – a nutritious, vegan on-the-go snack – is a finalist for the Institute of Food Technologists' Student Association & Mars Product Development Competition June 25-28 in Las Vegas.
  • milk in glass

    At Dairy Center of Excellence event, milk is champ

    Lauren Roberts Bookmark 
    The Cornell Dairy Center of Excellence, which held its second annual symposium, "Dairy Nutrition for Every Age and Stage," May 16.