Dance Collective show champions veterinary community creativity

The Cornell Veterinary Dance Collective Spring 2022 Showcase, aptly named “The Revival,” marked the group’s first return since the coronavirus pandemic stoppered such performances two years ago.

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Four elected to National Academy of Sciences

An agricultural economist, a theoretical physicist, a plant biologist and a physiologist have each been elected to the National Academy of Sciences, the academy announced May 3.

Veterinary College celebrates White Coat Ceremony

The College of Veterinary Medicine celebrated the Class of 2023 with its annual White Coat Ceremony, which marks the transition from preclinical coursework to a year of clinical rotations.

Global bird populations steadily decline

Loss and degradation of natural habitats and direct overexploitation of many species are cited as key threats to avian biodiversity, according to the new study “State of the World’s Birds.”

Dog coronavirus jumps to humans, with a protein shift

Cornell researchers have identified a shift that occurs in canine coronavirus that points to a possible pattern of change found in other coronaviruses and which may provide clues to how they transmit to humans from animals.

Cornell Veterinary farm call service saves mother sheep

Cornell University Hospital for Animals’ Ambulatory service steps in when farmer and Cornell staff member Rick Ryan’s favorite ewe was in trouble

Veterinary College sees new wellspring of funding from USDA

Researchers are securing grants that span the breadth of USDA priorities — from improving livestock health and genetics, to thwarting foodborne pathogens and antimicrobial resistance, to understanding impacts of rural veterinarians.

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E. coli bacteria exploits Crohn’s disease inflammation

A multi-year study of the role of E. coli gut bacteria in Crohn’s disease finds that intestinal inflammation liberates chemicals that nourish the bacteria’s growth and promotes their ability to cause inflammation.

Rare, endangered insects illegally for sale online

A survey has found that endangered and threatened insects and spiders, as well as common species that provide valuable ecological services, can be easily purchased – without adequate oversight – through basic internet searches, according to a new Cornell study.