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A Cornell scientist has helped describe for the first time how certain male-killing bacteria manage to specifically kill off males of a parasitic wasp: They first invade the mother. (Sept. 23, 2008)

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An Island archaeology course at the Isles of Shoals digs up historical artifacts and clues about the decline of fisheries in the North Atlantic. (Sept. 18, 2008)

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Cornell is working with Georgia Ports Authority, among other organizations, to monitor and help protect North Atlantic right whales off the eastern seaboard. (Sept. 18, 2008)

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Researchers describe how brain cells process antidepressants, cocaine and amphetamines. The findings could lead to more targeted medications for psychiatric diseases and addiction. (Sept. 17, 2008)

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Weill Cornell Medical College researcher Scott Blanchard received the Career Award from the National Science Foundation for his groundbreaking work in cell biology. (Sept. 17, 2008)

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New research shows that women benefit less than men from two common blood pressure drugs for the reduction of left-ventricular hypertrophy, which is a thickening and enlargement of the heart. (Sept. 17, 2008)

A study shows that a tiger moth's bright coloring and clicking sounds evolved independently as a response to specific predators - visually oriented birds and acoustically oriented bats.

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For the first time, beckoning calls of endangered fin, humpback and North Atlantic right whales have been recorded in waters around New York City, according to Cornell experts. (Sept. 16, 2008)

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The American Heart Association has awarded seven new grants to Cornell researchers for their work, which is geared at fighting heart disease and stroke. (Sept. 16, 2008)