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Pimentel, professor emeritus and environmental scientist, dies at 94

David Pimentel, Ph.D. ‘51, professor emeritus of agricultural sciences, entomology and ecology, and an influential champion for the environment, died Dec. 8 in Ithaca. He was 94.

Collaboration reveals potential new therapy for osteoarthritis

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.

Zoo U: Conservation, education drive Cornell-zoo partnership

A 23-year partnership between the Rosamond Gifford Zoo in Syracuse, New York, and the College of Veterinary Medicine provides care for endangered species while giving veterinarians and students specialized training.

Cornell develops educational toolkit for testing e-cigarettes

The College of Veterinary Medicine has developed a new learning module for high school classrooms that encourages students to directly test the effects of e-cigarette vapor on living cells.

Discoveries detail role of stem cell in deadly gastric cancer

A Cornell study led by Alexander Nikitin, professor of pathology, provides important new insights into a common and deadly type of gastric cancer.

Shelter medicine program takes veterinary care to rural area

Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Program at Cornell provided four one-day veterinary wellness clinics in 2019 to pets of low-income residents of Schuyler County, New York, thanks to an Engaged Opportunity Grant from the Office of Engagement Initiatives.

Organic crop practices affect long-term soil health

Prior organic farming practices and plantings can have lasting outcomes for future soil health, weeds and crop yields, according to Cornell research.

Good role models can help dairy farmers reduce antibiotic use

Researchers from Cornell and the University of Wageningen used a social psychology approach to understand how dairy farmers’ views impact how and when they use antibiotics to treat their cows.

Mother, daughter reindeer back on holiday duty after surgeries

A reindeer mother and daughter are ready for duty this holiday season following cataract surgery in late summer at the Cornell University Equine and Nemo Farm Animal Hospital.