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Immunofluorescent staining image of human stem cell

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The research group, led by associate professor Minglin Ma from the Department of Biological and Environmental Engineering in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, partnered with stem cell biologists at Washington University School of...
  • Biological and Environmental Engineering
  • Biology
  • Health + Nutrition

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Two Cornell researchers have been named CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars. Elizabeth Johnson, assistant professor of molecular nutrition in the Division of Nutritional Sciences, and Baobao Zhang, Klarman Postdoctoral Fellow in government, are among...

  • Nutritional Sciences
  • Biology
  • Food
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The study, “Declining Diversity of Wild-Caught Species Puts Dietary Nutrient Supplies at Risk,” published May 28 in Science Advances, focused on the Loreto region of the Peruvian Amazon, where inland fisheries provide a critical source of...
  • Natural Resources and the Environment
  • Agriculture
  • Animals
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An early version of the technology ­– which detoxified a widely-used group of insecticides called organophosphates – is described in a new study, “Pollen-Inspired Enzymatic Microparticles to Reduce Organophosphate Toxicity in Managed Pollinators...
  • Biological and Environmental Engineering
  • Entomology
  • Biology
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Advanced microscopy shines light on new CRISPR-Cas system
Eventually, these findings could lead to a reliable CRISPR-Cas system that allows scientists to insert larger cargoes of genetic information into cells with more precision than current techniques allow, with far-reaching implications for...
  • Molecular Biology and Genetics
  • Genomics
  • Biology

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Horst received his bachelor’s degree in plant science from Ohio University in 1957. After earning a Ph.D. in plant pathology from the Ohio State University in 1962, he served as director of the plant pathology laboratory at Yoder Brothers Inc...

  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology Section
  • Disease
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In classical Greek theater, the chorus served a specific purpose: to explain and comment on the particular moral issue being dramatized on stage. These days, the “Greek chorus” – in the form of commenters on social media – can sometimes...
  • Department of Communication
  • Communication
  • Health + Nutrition