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Cornell Dairy receives all clear to go kosher

Apr 18, 2016
Cornell Dairy announced it is becoming kosher April 18. Kosher foods must comply with traditional Jewish dietary and processing laws, and in the case of dairy, products must come from kosher animals. Read more

Chris Fromme awarded Guggenheim fellowship

Apr 11, 2016
Chris Fromme '99, an associate professor in the Weill Institute for Cell and Molecular Biology and the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, has received a Guggenheim fellowship. Read more

Kids face higher lead exposure playing in urban gardens

Apr 7, 2016
Cornell and New York state scientists estimate that some gardeners who toil in urban gardens and children at play in them could be exposed to lead levels that exceed FDA thresholds, as reported in Environmental Geochemistry and Health. Read more

ISS wraps up 'creativity' project

Apr 7, 2016
The Institute for the Social Sciences recently concluded theme project tackled tried to learn how sociologists, psychologists, economists and others struggle to understand one another. Read more

High-calorie package images mislead eaters

Mar 30, 2016
Pictures displayed on food packages like cake mix have more calories than are listed on the nutrition panel and can lead consumers to significant overeating, Cornell research shows. Read more

Eating green could be in your genes

Mar 29, 2016
Cornell researchers describe a genetic variation that has evolved in populations that have historically eaten vegetarian diets, such as in India, Africa and parts of East Asia. Read more

Study reveals malaria 'family tree'

Mar 24, 2016
Extensive testing of malarial DNA found in birds, bats and other small mammals from five East African countries revealed that malaria has its roots in bird hosts. Read more

Team aids mountain societies facing climate change

Mar 22, 2016
A team of scientists – led by a Cornell professor of natural resources – will help mountain communities in Asia recalibrate their seasonal-indicator ecological calendars to reckon the effects of climate change. Read more