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Postdoctoral fellow works to save endangered Hawaiian birds from mosquito menace

On the island of Kaua‘i, six native bird species recently experienced collapses coinciding with a sharp increase in mosquitoes and malaria. Dr. Katherine McClure is working to save Hawai’i’s native bird populations from this disease, specifically the Hawaiian honeycreepers.

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Koretzky named president of American Association of Immunologists

During his term as president of the American Association of Immunologists, Dr. Gary Koretzky '78, vice provost for academic integration at Cornell, aims to improve science advocacy, public outreach and more.

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Student-led One Health Symposium tackles humanity’s shared health threats

The Veterinary One Health Association at Cornell hosted its annual symposium this weekend, Sept. 24 and 25. The two-day virtual event featured guest speakers, special lectures and a virtual poster session, all covering One Health issues.

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Fellowship program enhances opportunities in crop improvement for students from underrepresented backgrounds

A new graduate fellowship program will support students from Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) to become next-generation leaders in global crop improvement.

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Cornell outreach educators combat pests, support pollinators

Thanks to grant funding from the USDA, the New York State Integrated Pest Management program is developing new virtual courses to help schools implement plans to manage pests such as rodents, head lice, bed bugs or yellow jackets.

Author: World’s greatest ideas came from interdisciplinary teamwork

The collaborative nature of innovation was one of the key messages author Steven Johnson delivered during a campus visit Sept. 22, as a guest of the Milstein Program in Technology & Humanity.

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NIH grant will support strengthening faculty diversity

Cornell is one of only seven institutions across the U.S. that will receive a funding award from the National Institutes of Health through a program aimed at increasing minority faculty in the biomedical sciences.

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Partnership applies genome search engine to 7,000 grapevines

The partnership, which includes researchers at Cornell AgriTech, enables the most detailed comparisons of grape genetic traits to date.

In wake of UN climate report, students promote resilience

From quantifying climate vulnerability in Haiti to documenting the ecological calendars of Indigenous and rural communities, Cornell student projects aim to reduce climate impacts around the world.