Epigenetic code plays a role in acute myeloid leukemia

Errors in the regulation of gene expression may contribute to the development of a common form of blood cancer and point to potential treatment strategies.

Oak wilt found in six new New York locations

Cornell scientists in partnership with state agencies identified oak wilt, a devastating pathogenic fungus that kills oak trees, in four towns on Long Island, in Brooklyn and in Canandaigua.

BioBlitz highlights the species diversity of Ithaca region

Participants in the inaugural School of Integrative Plant Science BioBlitz discovered local biodiversity Sept 8-9.

New study sheds light on mysterious plant compounds

Gaurav Moghe has undertaken characterization of acylsugars, a family of compounds found only in potatoes, tomatoes and peppers, that play an important role in plant self-defense.

Nanosensors measure fat in live cells

Nano-sized sensors developed by Weill Cornell Medicine and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center researchers can measure lipids, or fat molecules, in special compartments within live cells.

Veterinary cardiologists calm horses’ fluttering hearts with new treatment

Transvenous electrical cardioversion, a new procedure for atrial fibrillation offered by cardiologists at the College of Veterinary Medicine, resets the quivering heart of a horse back to its normal heartbeat.

Deer eating habits have lasting damage on forests

Eating habits of deer lower native plant diversity and abundance, while increasing the proportion of plant communities made up of non-native species, according to a new study.

New MPH students tackle disease, planetary health

A diverse group of 15 students recently began to learn how to address public health issues as members of the new Master of Public Health program administered through the College of Veterinary Medicine.

Essentials

Gates grant seeds Cornell Alliance for Science $10M campaign

The Cornell Alliance for Science is launching a “$10M by 2020” campaign, seeded with a $6.4 million grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.