Emerging salmonella variety in dairy cows worsens antimicrobial resistance

A study of more than 5,000 salmonella bacteria isolated over 15 years from dairy cattle samples in the Northeast reveals a significant increase in resistance to the antimicrobial medications ampicillin, florfenicol and ceftiofur.

Events celebrate Nabokov as butterfly scientist

On March 14 and 15, a series of free public events at Mann Library will celebrate Russian novelist and former Cornell professor Vladimir Nabokov's lesser-known but impactful contributions to the science of collecting, classifying and understanding the prismatic world of butterflies.

Grad student grants support sustainability, biodiversity

Awarded graduate students will study sustainability, biodiversity, accelerating energy transitions, advancing human health, increasing food security or addressing climate change.

Fitzpatrick lauded for career accomplishments

John W. Fitzpatrick, who led the Cornell Lab of Ornithology for 26 years, earns high honors for a lifetime of groundbreaking work in the study of birds. He is the recipient of the James Madison Medal, an alumni award presented by Princeton University.

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Inaugural Schleifer Professor of Sustainability announced

Andrew Reid Bell will join the Department of Global Development at Cornell University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences as the inaugural Schleifer Family Professor of Sustainability, effective July 1, 2024.

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Biotechnology Building retrofit saves $670K in annual energy

Campus engineers have verified that the building – tailored for energy efficiency, including a recent retrofit of four rooftop exhaust stacks to recover heat – now saves the university nearly $670,000 a year.

Freshmen win top prize at digital ag hackathon

More than 120 students took part in the Digital Agriculture Hackathon, sponsored by the Cornell Institute for Digital Agriculture and Entrepreneurship at Cornell.

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40 years of crop research shows inequities

A systematic analysis of 40 years of studies on public crop breeding programs found that cereal grains receive significantly more research attention than other crops important for food security and only 33% of studies sought input from both men and women.

Deportation threat worsens Latinos’ anxiety, mental health

A hostile environment that threatens Latino noncitizens with deportation is associated with psychological distress among not only Latino noncitizens but also Latino U.S. citizens who aren’t vulnerable to deportation, a Cornell-led research group found.