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Biology News

A Dusky Thrush bird, sitting on a tree branch.

News

Heat-retaining buildings and paved surfaces are directly related to a loss in bird diversity, according to a study by scientists at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and Zhejiang University in China.

  • Lab of Ornithology
  • Biodiversity
  • Climate Change
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City life favors species that display characteristics know as “urban trait syndrome,” including being adaptable and not too fussy about what they eat.

  • Lab of Ornithology
  • Animals
  • Behavior
Tobacco plants growing in rows in an agricultural field

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Cornell researchers have successfully transferred key regions of a highly efficient red algae into a tobacco plant to dramatically improve plant productivity and increase carbon sequestration.

  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Biology Section
  • Field Crops

News

Linda Nicholson, professor in the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, is a recipient of the 2023 Faculty Award for Excellence in Research, Teaching and Service through Diversity.

  • Molecular Biology and Genetics
  • Biology
  • Genetics
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Arjun Khakhar

Seminar

Seminar from the Center for Research on Programmable Plant Systems ( CROPPS ) Featuring Arjun Khakhar , assistant professor of biology at Colorado State University Tuesday, October 10 from 2-3 p.m. eastern time Hybrid event in Emerson 135 at...
  • school of integrative plant science
  • Biology
Celina Juliano

Seminar

Seminar By Celina Juliano Associate Professor University of California, Davis Mechanisms of Development and Regeneration in Hydra Friday, May 19, 2023 | 3:30 PM G10 Biotech Building If you need accommodations to participate in this event please...
  • Biology
  • Genetics