Weill Cornell's Scott Blanchard has developed technology that can observe drug activity in a solitary molecule while in motion. The development may lead to newer, safer drug therapies. (Feb. 16, 2010)
Ron Harris-Warrick has been named the first Menschel Distinguished Teaching Fellow at Cornell for one year for his proven ability to promote strong teaching in a range of contexts.
As part of Ithaca Darwin Days, Doug Erwin, the Smithsonian curator of paleobiology, explored the roots of biodiversity in a Feb. 12 keynote address.
The Cornell Biological Field Station will offer 11-week undergraduate research internships starting June 1, with applications due Feb. 15. (Feb. 9, 2010)
Veterinary epidemiologist Yrjo Grohn has a new grant to study the bug that is the leading cause of infectious diarrhea in hospitals, using what he's learned from studying pathogens in farm animals.
The Cornell Board of Trustees voted Jan. 22 to authorize construction of Weill Cornell Medical College's new Medical Research Building.
As director of the Institute for Biotechnology and Life Sciences Technologies, Jocelyn Rose will promote and enhance research and infrastructure associated with life sciences at Cornell. (Feb. 1, 2010)
Bdelloid rotifers haven't had sex in 30 million years, but scientists have discovered the secret to their evolutionary longevity.
When a species in a mutually beneficial relationship fails to hold up its end of the bargain, sanctions may be necessary to maintain the relationship, a Cornell study of figs and wasps finds.