Cornell's Program on Breast Cancer and Environmental Risk Factors has produced three online videos telling young women to avoid personal-care products, cosmetics and plastics containing chemicals that mimic estrogen and may increase breast-cancer risk. (June 5, 2008)
Globalization brings new disease threats to animals and humans, Corrie Brown, professor of veterinary pathology at the University of Georgia, said at the 2008 Smith-Kilborne Foreign Animal Disease Program at Cornell May 28.
When bugs threaten a shrub or tree, consumers now can turn to the Interactive Plant Manager, a new Web site where you can search by bug, plant or type of damage and learn how to manage the problem. (May 27, 2008)
Cornell faculty members Gail Holst-Warhaft and Tammo Steenhuis will meet with government leaders, activists and academics in Greece this summer to discuss the water-scarcity problem in the Mediterranean. (May 27, 2008)
A service of remembrance and hope was conducted in Sage Chapel May 16 in memory of the more than 21,000 victims killed in the magnitude 7.9 earthquake that struck Sichuan province, China, May 12. (May 16, 2008)