Climate change creates ‘win-win’ between bald eagles and farmers

As they seek new foods because climate change has altered their traditional diet of salmon carcasses, bald eagles in northwestern Washington state have become a boon to dairy farmers, deterring pests and removing animal carcasses from their farms, a new study finds.

Great Dane puppy’s heart is repaired with cutting-edge technology

Nittany, a Great Dane puppy, had ventricular arrhythmia, an often deadly heart condition. She found a cure at Cornell, one of the few places in the country with the expertise to treat it.

Reproductive biology a core strength at Veterinary College

Cornell is home to the newly-expanded Cornell Reproductive Sciences Center (CoRe), one of the eight multidisciplinary research centers in the nation focused on reproductive biology.

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How carbohydrates function to help or hurt humans: Aggarwal Lectures March 15-16

Chemical biologist Laura L. Kiessling of MIT will detail how carbohydrates function to help the body fight cancers and pathogens.

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Grassroots data is vital for reducing deadly bird-window strikes

Citizen science has enabled much of the progress in understanding the scope of bird deaths from building and window collisions, according to a new study.

Cornell-developed anti-TB compound headed to trials

A novel compound, developed by College of Veterinary Medicine researchers, that has the potential to starve the bacteria that causes tuberculosis – the world’s second-leading infectious killer – is entering human clinical trials.

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Social bird species may be less competitive

Using Cornell Lab of Ornithology data, a new study finds that birds that have evolved to be more social are less likely to kick other birds off a bird feeder or a perch.

‘Swarmalators’ better envision synchronized microbots

A simple model that simultaneously simulates swarming behaviors and synchronized timing takes a step toward engineering microrobots and furthering our understanding of such phenomena in biology.

Nine professors win NSF early-career awards

Researchers studying statistics applications in systems biology and next-generation wireless technology are among the nine Cornell faculty members who’ve received National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development Awards.

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