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Genetics shed light on symbiosis of anglerfish and glowing bacteria

For the first time, scientists have sequenced and analyzed the genomes of bacteria that live in anglerfish bulbs from fish specimens collected in the Gulf of Mexico. 

Photosynthesis more efficient than believed, study finds

A new study suggests photorespiration wastes little energy and enhances nitrate assimilation, the process that converts nitrate absorbed from the soil into protein.

Rice survives long-term floods due to newly discovered genetic mechanism

A team of Cornell and Japanese researchers has discovered a new genetic mechanism that allows certain rice plants to survive monthslong floods.

Bioengineers create pathway to personalized medicine

A group led by chemical and biomolecular engineering professor Matthew DeLisa has devised a cell-free method for producing glycosylated proteins, which could have impacts in personalized medicine. 

Workshop trains plant scientists to communicate science

A Speaking Science course at Cornell June 25-30 trained early-career plant scientists to share their passion for science with the public.

Immunology symposium unites Ithaca, New York City scientists

Cornell experts from Ithaca and New York City gathered June 26-27 at the College of Veterinary Medicine for the Immunology in Health and Disease Symposium.

Dairy barn implements poop-to-power system

Cornell’s College of Veterinary Medicine Teaching Dairy Barn has installed a system that separates manure from sand bedding that is healthier for cows and creates muck perfect for making electricity.

Robert H. Wasserman, discoverer of calcium-binding protein, dies at age 92

Robert Wasserman ’49, Ph.D. ’53, professor emeritus at the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, died May 23 at age 92.

Sadie perseveres with prosthetic paw

With care from new owners and treatment from veterinarians at the Cornell University Hospital for Animals, a stray American foxhound gets a prosthetic limb after losing foot in a coyote trap.