Maple season off to fits and starts

In spite of 2018 being the fifth warmest February in New York state’s recorded history, March has been unseasonably cool, which has stalled the state’s maple syrup production.

Students urge lawmakers to support federal student aid

Cornell students descended on Capitol Hill March 14 for Student Aid Advocacy Day to share their experiences with financial aid.

Cornell Center for Health Equity established

Researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine and Cornell’s Ithaca campus have established a new center to better understand why health outcomes vary among demographic groups.

CALS senior advocates for ag programs on Capitol Hill

Delegates from Cornell traveled to Washington, D.C., March 4-7 to advocate for federal support of land-grant universities and agricultural research.

Devastating emerald ash borer discovered in Arnot Forest

The emerald ash borer – an invasive beetle that has destroyed ash trees across the country – has been detected for the first time in Tompkins County in Cornell's 4,200-acre Arnot Forest.

Genetic variation in cells' protein-building may have health implications

New research suggests genetic variation in the most essential component of the ribosome, ribosomal RNA, may influence how much and which proteins are made.

Nervous system puts the brakes on inflammation

Cells in the nervous system can “put the brakes” on immune response to infections to prevent excessive inflammation.

Industrial hemp in New York expected to grow as research expands

Scientists, farmers, processors and government officials convened Feb. 28 at Cornell University for the state’s first industrial hemp research forum.

Cornell scientists size up quality wastewater treatment

Cornell scientists have assessed factors to improve, upgrade and make New York’s wastewater treatment plants more robust, according to their work published Feb. 24 in the journal Water Research.