MicroRNA holds clues to why some mammals are cancer-prone

Researchers have identified an important pathway that reveals why some mammals, like humans, dogs and cats, regularly develop mammary cancer while others, such as horses, pigs and cows, rarely do.

Oral delivery a possibility for silica-based C’Dots

New research has shown that ultrasmall Cornell Prime Dots, or C’Dots, which are among the nanocarriers for therapeutics once thought to be viable only by injection, have the potential to be administered orally.

To help eagles, NYS deer hunters can choose non-toxic ammo

New York state agencies are encouraging hunters to choose non-lead ammunition to benefit both wild animals and humans, with help from Cornell communication and wildlife experts.

Banerjee named Mellon Fellow in diversity network

A consortium of 13 research institutions, including Cornell, received a $1.5 million grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to launch the Ivy+ Mellon Leadership Fellows program this fall.

Employee Excellence awards honor staff achievements

Seventeen individuals and three teams of Cornell employees received President's Awards for Employee Excellence in seven categories, highlighting the achievements of staff and faculty who excel in their roles.

Pesticides detected in beeswax

An analysis of beeswax in managed honeybee hives in New York finds a wide variety of pesticide, herbicide and fungicide residues, exposing current and future generations of bees to long-term toxicity.

Cornell program boosted health workers’ skills, confidence

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, faculty in Cornell’s Public Health Program developed an innovative online training program to help boost skills in the public health workforce. A recent study recently reports that 94% of participants gained skills and knowledge they could apply directly to their work, and 86% developed a better understanding of public health.

Einhorn Center announces new Engaged Faculty Fellows

Twenty-five faculty and academic staff from nine Cornell colleges and units are Engaged Faculty Fellows for the 2023-24 academic year, with projects dedicated to advancing community-engaged learning at Cornell and within their respective fields.

Student groups earn Cornell honors for local partnerships

To underscore how local partnerships improve Cornell, Ithaca and Tompkins County, the university presented the 13th annual Cornell Town-Gown Awards to three student-community collaborations.