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Advanced microscopy shines light on new CRISPR-Cas system

A new study describes how an interdisciplinary team of Cornell researchers used a state-of-the-art microscopy technique to reveal protein structures and key steps of a CRISPR-Cas system that holds promise for developing an improved gene editing tool.

$1M NASA grant to improve carbon monitoring in East Africa

Cornell researchers will develop the first high-resolution carbon monitoring system for East Africa that combines “bottom up” ecological modeling with “top down” satellite data, thanks to a three-year, $1 million NASA grant.

Four Specialists Join New York Sea Grant

Four new extension specialists have joined New York Sea Grant (NYSG) in its mission of “Bringing Science to the Shore” as part of a collaborative program between Cornell and the State University of New York.

Around Cornell

New program to speed salmon breeding

Breeding Insight, a new program funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture through Cornell University, will share latest tools with breeders in the U.S.

Doggy donors, students help expand animal blood bank

The Cornell University Hospital for Animals is launching its own blood bank for companion animals. There are only a handful of veterinary blood banks across the country, and it is uncommon for animal hospitals to have their own.

Plant pathologist Ken Horst dies at 85

Horst, professor emeritus of plant pathology who was best known for his research on diseases of ornamental crops, died June 9 in Ithaca.

New Lab of Ornithology leader brings sustainability that unites

Evolutionary biologist Ian Owens envisions building broad coalitions that unite government, industry and an engaged public, and making sustainability the focus of his work.

‘Go-getter’ director nurtures McGovern incubator to maturity

When Lou Walcer ’74 stepped into the new business incubator in Weill Hall 10 years ago, he saw opportunity. Now, the center has enjoyed a decade of success.

Mosquito love songs send mixed message about immunity

The study suggests male Aedes aegypti mosquitoes make trade-offs between investing energy towards immunity or investing it on traits that impact mating and fitness.