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Graduate student Leif Ristroph found that two or more flexible objects in a flow - flags flapping in the wind, for example - experience drag very differently from rigid objects in a similar flow. (Nov. 6, 2008)

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As a result of global warming, which has caused Arctic freshwater ice to melt and flow southward, the ranges of some cold water, northern marine species have been moving down the North American coast. (Nov. 6, 2008)

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Several disabled goats and sheep have been given artificial legs, thanks to several Cornell veterinarians working with Ithaca's Hangar Orthotics and Prosthetics. (Nov. 3, 2008)

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Molecutar biologist Scott Emr and colleagues describe in detail how cells recycle protein "garbage" in two recent papers appearing in the journals Cell and Developmental Cell. (Oct. 31, 2008)

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To highlight the growing importance of the study of genome variation and Cornell's expertise in the field, the university has launched the Cornell Center for Comparative and Population Genomics. (Oct. 29, 2008)

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Minimally invasive surgery can help patients suffering from worn and painful spinal disc degeneration in the same amount of time as standard, more invasive procedures, a study shows. (Oct. 29, 2008)

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Researchers at Weill Cornell Medical College have located a gene that could mutate to make Y. pestis, the bacterium responsible for the Black Plague, resistant to many common drugs. (Oct. 29, 2008)

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To ease the pain of recovery following prostate cancer surgery, researchers have developed an innovative and patient-friendly approach that eliminates the use of a catheter. (Oct. 29, 2008)

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The IDEA Center, the life sciences business incubator, is now the Kevin M. McGovern Family Center for Venture Development in the Life Sciences, thanks to the McGovern family's gift of $7.5 million. (Oct. 22, 2008)