On the final night of this year's Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, the Riney Canine Health Center was recognized with a $10,000 gift from show sponsor Embark Veterinary, Inc. to support their work advancing studies that have the potential to improve the overall health and well-being of dogs’ lives.
Research by Ph.D. student Sergio Puerto involved recruiting farmers as citizen-scientists to grow and assess seeds under a far greater diversity of conditions than would be possible for plant breeders to do alone.
The free Merlin Bird ID app from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology just hit a major milestone: The digital field guide and ID assistant can now help users identify birds in any country – a grand total of 10,315 species.
Cornell researchers will use a five-year, $3.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to investigate whether chemical inhibitors of epigenetic regulation – including many FDA-approved drugs – could be re-purposed to treat HIV-1 infections that are persistent in tissues and represent the biggest challenge for a cure.
Microbes are by far the most important factor in determining how much carbon is stored in the soil, according to a new study with implications for mitigating climate change and improving soil health for agriculture and food production.
Christine Smart, a crop pathologist known for her leadership in protecting the health of specialty crops across New York state, has been appointed the Goichman Family Director of Cornell AgriTech, effective Oct. 1.
Many people tend to think of cities as places devoid of nature, but a new study suggests that cities offer unique opportunities for wildlife conservation, not to mention the value that nature can have for human health and well-being.
For some students, Cornell is more than where they study – it’s also where they work. Denise LaLonde-Paul is a licensed veterinary technician at Cornell’s College of Veterinary Medicine, who is graduating with a Master of Public Health (MPH) degree which she earned with support from the Employee Degree Program.
The Active Learning Initiative has awarded three-year postdoctoral fellowships to three departments at Cornell. The fellows will work closely with department faculty to facilitate improvements in student learning by helping faculty research, develop, and implement new teaching materials and approaches.