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Bariatric Surgery Successes Lead to Type 2 Diabetes Treatment

Bariatric surgery has long yielded almost immediate health benefits for patients with type 2 diabetes, and new findings from Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine may be the key to developing drug alternatives to surgery.
24-Apr-2018 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Mammary Stem Cells Challenge Costly Bovine Disease

Bovine mastitis is typically treated with antibiotics, but with the potential threat of antimicrobial resistance and the disease’s long-term harm to the animal’s teat, researchers at the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine are...
24-Apr-2018 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Genetic Transcription ‘Pause’ Is Focus of NASA Grant

Almost all forms of animal life – from fruit flies to butterflies to mammals – contain a pause in transcription, a step that appears to allow the transcription machinery to take a break to fine-tune its copying process. No one knows when this...
24-Apr-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Wizard of Oz Iconic Crystal Ball Visits Cornell Library

The crystal ball from the movie “The Wizard of Oz” – one of Hollywood’s most iconic objects – is coming to Cornell University Library this spring.
24-Apr-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Novo Nordisk Commits Nearly $7 Million for Cornell Diabetes Research

Denmark-based pharmaceutical giant Novo Nordisk, the world’s No. 1 insulin producer, is backing a Cornell University researcher's lab with up to nearly $7 million over the next three-plus years, dependent on milestones reached.
19-Apr-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

‘Gut-on-a-Chip’ Tips Off Researcher Quest for Better Nutrition

The difficulties of conducting research on the human gut are substantial: the presence of trillions of bacterial cells interacting with human cells and each other, constant environmental changes every time food is consumed and zero chance of...
18-Apr-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Smooth Dance Moves Confirm New Bird-of-Paradise Species

Newly publicized audiovisuals support full species status for one of the dancing birds-of-paradise in New Guinea.
17-Apr-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Immune-Engineered Device Targets Chemo-Resistant Lymphoma

Cornell University researchers have developed a “lymphoma micro-reactor” device that exposes human lymphomas to fluid flow similar to that in the lymphatics and parts of the lymph node. It is designed to explore how fluid forces may relate to a...
12-Apr-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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