On the final night of this year's Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, the Riney Canine Health Center was recognized with a $10,000 gift from show sponsor Embark Veterinary, Inc. to support their work advancing studies that have the potential to improve the overall health and well-being of dogs’ lives.
Research by Ph.D. student Sergio Puerto involved recruiting farmers as citizen-scientists to grow and assess seeds under a far greater diversity of conditions than would be possible for plant breeders to do alone.
The classic identification guide “Weeds of the Northeast” sprouted from a collaboration of Cornell researchers. Now, a new edition of the book brings together a pair of uncannily named weed scientists: Antonio DiTommaso and Joseph DiTomaso.
Cornell researchers will use a five-year, $3.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to investigate whether chemical inhibitors of epigenetic regulation – including many FDA-approved drugs – could be re-purposed to treat HIV-1 infections that are persistent in tissues and represent the biggest challenge for a cure.