Nexus Scholar applications open for summer 2023

The program matches undergraduate students with summer opportunities to work side by side with faculty from across the college.

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New method shows role of elusive RNA in muscle regeneration

A Cornell team has developed a way to spatially map the entire spectrum of RNA in a cell’s transcriptome, revealing the role of previously elusive RNA in skeletal muscle regeneration and viral myocarditis in mice.

Undergrad publishes research on genetic information exchange

The study relates to information stored in DNA and how organisms pass that genetic information to progeny.

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Center for Veterinary Business and Entrepreneurship announces certification program

The new certificate will provide veterinary students an opportunity to pursue advanced training in business and management disciplines.

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Same traits, different island: study highlights evolution quirks

Two populations of flycatchers that evolved on different remote islands separately developed the same trait – all-black feathers – according to a new study that used machine learning to understand the process that shaped the birds’ genome.

Conference features insightful advice, stories from entrepreneurs

The Eclectic Convergence conference included talks from six entrepreneurs, business executives and venture capitalists, as well as a pitch competition.

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Ancient viral DNA in human genome guards against infections

Viral DNA in human genomes, embedded there from ancient infections, serve as antivirals that protect human cells against certain present-day viruses, according to new research.

Cornell joins Schmidt AI in Science postdoc research initiative

Cornell has been selected to join the Schmidt AI in Science Postdoctoral Fellowship, a program of Schmidt Futures, to accelerate the next scientific revolution by applying artificial intelligence to research in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

Migrating birds drawn by light face higher chemical exposure

Birds attracted by the glow of artificial light at night are drawn into areas where they are also exposed to higher concentrations of airborne toxic chemicals, according to a study from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.