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Potential microbes and genes that impact forever chemicals identified

A study identifies microbes that potentially play important roles in breaking down harmful PFAS chemicals and points to functional genes that may be involved.

  • Biological and Environmental Engineering
  • Planet
  • Microbiology
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When hunting for mice in winter, red and artic fox are known to plunge headfirst into snow but their sharp noses reduce the impact force and protect them from injury, according to a new study.

  • Biological and Environmental Engineering
  • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
  • Animals
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Nine students and recent graduates representing Cornell’s four contract colleges were selected to receive the 2024 State University of New York Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence. 

  • Biological and Environmental Engineering
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Environment
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Indigenous students in STEM are creating community and working to increase representation and visibility – all while bringing valuable cultural insights and a community-focus to their academic work.

  • American Indian and Indigenous Studies Program
  • Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
  • Biological and Environmental Engineering
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Gilbert Levine ’48, Ph.D. ’52, whose 68 years of service to Cornell were devoted to fostering multidisciplinary and international collaboration, died Feb. 5 in Fitchburg, Wisconsin.

  • Biological and Environmental Engineering