House finches are locked in a deadly cycle of immunity and new strains of bacterial infection in battling an eye disease that halved their population when it first emerged 25 years ago, according to new research from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.
Max the rough collie is still spry at age 10, but last May his exuberance led him to the emergency room at the Cornell University Hospital for Animals. Thanks to veterinarians, Max has become an example of what rehabilitation therapy can do for an injured pet of his age.
Colin Parrish, Ph.D. ’84, the John M. Olin Professor of Virology at the Baker Institute for Animal Health, has been elected president of the American Society for Virology. Parrish will take office in July 2021 and serve a three-year term.
Just as humans are challenged from the social isolation caused by the coronavirus pandemic, a new study finds that a solitary lifestyle has profound effects on the brains of a social insect: paper wasps.