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Unprocessed red meat and processed meat consumption leads to a slightly higher risk of heart disease and premature death, according to a new study from researchers at Cornell and Northwestern University.

Researchers from Weill Cornell Medicine report immune cell activity in the brain differs between males and females in ways that may explain why some neurodegenerative diseases affect the sexes differently.

A group of researchers led by adjunct professor David Stern, president of the Boyce Thompson Institute, has developed a type of corn that is chill-resistant, which could increase growing area and productivity.

With the coronavirus spreading in other parts of the world, Cornell has been working with campus partners, as well as local and state resources, to protect the health and well-being of the Cornell community.

Sunday, Feb. 2, is the last day for donations to the LGBTQ+ Colleague Network Group Underwear and Sock Drive, to benefit homeless young people in Ithaca.

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Cornell President Martha E. Pollack recounted her experiences as both a mentee and a mentor as the keynote speaker Jan. 15 for Weill Cornell Medicine’s inaugural Mentoring Month.

Recent multidisciplinary research at Cornell, led by Dr. Michelle Delco from the College of Veterinary Medicine, reveals that the application of a proprietary peptide may protect cartilage from osteoarthritis.

Dr. Sumit Narayan Niogi, assistant professor of radiology and clinical associate in radiology at Weill Cornell Medicine, has been named director of the Cornell Magnetic Resonance Imaging Facility.

A new collaboration between the Cornell Atkinson Center for Sustainability and The Nature Conservancy this year will fund three studies that could be significant in the face of climate change.