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Film reveals efforts to save world’s rarest stork

A new film, “Hargila,” illustrates how the greater adjutant stork is slowly being pulled back from the brink of extinction thanks to a community effort inspired by a wildlife biologist in India.

A Q&A with Dr. Katharyn Mitchell of the veterinary college

Mitchell recently joined the College of Veterinary Medicine as assistant professor in the section of large animal internal medicine.

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Veterinary surgeon-scientist shifts from Cornell to AVMA

Lisa Fortier, Ph.D. ’98, the James Law Professor of Surgery at the College of Veterinary Medicine, has devoted her career to developing cutting-edge treatments that can dramatically improve both horses’ and humans’ lives.

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Bald eagle rebound stunted by poisoning from lead ammunition

A new study finds that despite increasing numbers of bald eagles, poisoning from eating dead carcasses or parts contaminated by lead shot has reduced population growth by 4% to 6% annually in the Northeast.

Aphid ‘honeydew’ may promote bacteria that kill them

The word ‘honeydew’ sounds benign, but the sugary waste product of aphids can promote growth of bacteria that are highly virulent to the pests, according to a new study. 

Thirteen-year-old Siberian Husky thrives after treatment for soft-tissue sarcoma

Diagnostic tests did not reveal any evidence of cancer spread beyond the dog's knee, making him a good candidate for surgery.

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Measuring medicine in livestock supports the fight against antimicrobial resistance

Scientists at the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine analyzed four different antimicrobial measurement methods used across the globe in the hopes of steering governing groups toward a more unified monitoring system.

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Basset hound beats back persistent skin troubles, cancer scare

The folds in a basset hound’s face are a hallmark of the breed’s droopy charm, but for six-year-old dog Daisy, an allergic reaction changed those folds from adorable to painful.

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A Q&A with Dr. Michelle Moyal of the veterinary college

The Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine has recently welcomed many new faculty members to its academic departments, each one bringing a unique set of skills and experience that enriches the college.

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