New Cornell research published online Nov. 9 in Nature Cell Biology describes a system that controls levels of a cell's sensors, which are responsible for detecting the accumulation of misfolded proteins.
Cornell biomedical engineers have developed specialized white blood cells – dubbed super natural killer cells – that seek out cancer cells in lymph nodes with only one purpose: destroy them.
Researchers at the Boyce Thompson Institute are studying the bacterium speck, which causes withered flowers and dark spots on leaves and fruits, and can result in the loss of whole fields of crops.
A $7.5 million gift from the Macaulay Family Foundation to the the Cornell Lab of Ornithology will expand the Macaulay Library's scientific archive of natural sound and video recordings.
As many as one out of 10 people age 60 and older will experience some kind of abuse, most often in the form of financial exploitation, says a new Cornell study.
College of Veterinary Medicine professor Dr. Robin Radcliffe is raising local awareness of two vanishing rhino species in Indonesia via a book for Indonesian children, “The Hornless Rhinoceros.
A $1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Department of Energy will help Cornell researchers elucidate the genetic underpinnings of resistance in shrub willow.
Visiting Professor of Anthropology Terence Sheldon Turner died Nov. 7 at Cayuga Medical Center of a brain hemorrhage. He was 79.
Last month, a team of Cornell staff, graduate students and faculty members attended workshops in and around Reykjavik to learn more about geothermal resources and science in collaboration with Icelandic energy leaders.
Philippe Fargues, professor and director of the Migration Policy Centre at the European University Institute, discussed physical and legal impediments facing refugees from the Middle East Nov. 6.