Five companies ‘graduate’ from Cornell incubators

As the pandemic pomp and COVID circumstances dissipate, Cornell’s McGovern Center and Praxis Center incubators graduated five startups, putting them on the road to success.

AI reveals scale of eelgrass vulnerability to warming, disease

A combination of ecological field methods and AI has helped an interdisciplinary research group detect eelgrass wasting disease from San Diego to southern Alaska, and determine that it’s caused by warmer-than-normal water temperatures.

Minimally invasive surgery helps cat with early pancreatic cancer

Exocrine pancreatic carcinoma is a rare disease responsible for less than half a percent of cancers in dogs and cats.

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NYC exhibition features plight of the ninespotted lady beetle

The exhibition, “Extinct and Endangered,” opens June 22 in New York City and is based on the macrophotography of renowned artist Levon Biss.

Cancer symposium fosters collaboration across Cornell

The annual event showcased the wide range of cancer research taking place across Cornell colleges and campuses, and allowed faculty and students to identify potential areas for collaboration.

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Study to focus on climate impact of NYS ponds, wetlands

Meredith Holgerson, assistant professor in ecology and evolutionary biology, is working with New York state to quantify the climate impact of ponds and wetlands, as part of the state’s efforts to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050.

New alga species named for poet Amanda Gorman

After many rounds of brainstorming, the lab group found inspiration during President Joe Biden’s inauguration on Jan. 20, when Gorman read her poem, “The Hill We Climb.”

Through three cancer scares, grateful family donates to Cornell’s canine care

Nutmeg, a 10-year-old Brittany upland hunting dog, has survived both mammary and pulmonary cancers, thanks to careful monitoring and treatment. Her owner Tom Fiumarello has helped raise $34,000 for the canine cancer research fund.

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Equine eye docs help horse regain sight

Willy, a 3-year-old quarter horse, was diagnosed by a Cornell team with equine recurrent uveitis, a complex autoimmune disease with both genetic and environmental factors.