Did racism and a fractured political landscape make the United States more vulnerable to COVID-19?
Who’s listening to the elephants? What are they saying? Simone Gatson ’20 is listening and trying to decode how elephants communicate with each other.
For Cornell students, fieldwork is an immersive, sometimes transformative experience that carries the thrill of discovery and seeing the world anew.
Benjamin Lehman ’21 helps dairy farmers reduce costs and their environmental footprint by maximizing homegrown corn yields.
McNair Scholar Rebekah Jones has chosen research as her way of casting light on the shortcomings of criminal justice systems—and improving them.
Brianna Johnson ’21 studies the multifunctional protein AroK and its effects on antibiotic resistance in pathogenic bacteria.
Supporting community-engaged learning at Cornell, Amber Haywood ’21 found a way to put her values into action.
Undergraduates who do field research gain tangible experience and an expansive grasp of their field. Colton Poore ’20 tells his extraordinary story.
Eileen Tzng, an undergraduate in the Pawlowska lab, is intent on understanding the relationship between fungal spores and the bacteria they harbor.
Three Cornell undergrads collaborated on an interdisciplinary class project in Spring 2020. The experience changed their academic trajectories.
From biology class to “C.S.I.,” we are told again and again that our genome is at the heart of our identity. Read the sequences in the chromosomes of a single cell, and learn everything about a person’s genetic information — or, as 23andme, a prominent genetic testing company, says on its Web site, “The more you know about your DNA, the more you know about yourself.”
Collaborating scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) and Weill Cornell Medical College have determined the first atomic-level structure of the tripartite HIV envelope protein — long considered one of the most difficult targets in structural biology and of great value for medical science's.
The United Negro College Fund and the Merck Company Foundation announce the availability of the UNCF/Merck Undergraduate Science Research Scholarship Awards.
Driving up Campus Road in the afternoon, you can see many varsity and club athletes practicing on Alumni Fields. But 40 feet underneath them and half a mile in circumference sits the Cornell High Energy Synchrotron Source.