Krishna Ramanujan-Cornell University News Office

Articles by Krishna Ramanujan-Cornell University News Office

$10M CDC Grant Funds Center to Fight Vector Borne Diseases

by Krishna Ramanujan-Cornell University News Office

To better understand, prevent, and treat diseases passed from insects to people, the Cornell-led Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector Borne Diseases will launch later this month

Two Specialty Crop Projects Receive over $6M in USDA Grants

by Krishna Ramanujan-Cornell University News Office

Nationwide, 19 awards totaling $36.5 million were given for agriculture and extension to support American farmers growing fruits and vegetables, tree nuts, dried fruits, ornamentals, and nursery crops

Eating Green Could Be in Your Genes

by Krishna Ramanujan-Cornell University News Office

The vegetarian allele evolved in populations that have eaten a plant-based diet over hundreds of generations

RNA Insecticide Could Target Specific Pests

by Krishna Ramanujan-Cornell University News Office

A novel insecticide targets a specific gene in a pest, killing only that bug species on crops and avoiding collateral damage to beneficial insects caused by today’s pesticides.

Knee Meniscus Fixed Using Revolutionary Stem Cell Procedure

by Krishna Ramanujan-Cornell University News Office

Researchers report on a revolutionary new procedure that uses 3D printing and the body’s stem cells to regenerate knee meniscus, a tissue lining that acts as a natural cushion between the femur and tibia.

Toxic Algae Blooms Cause Illness, Death in Dogs

by Krishna Ramanujan-Cornell University News Office

Dogs are known to play, swim and lap up water in lakes and ponds, but these simple joys can lead to illness and even fatal poisoning when harmful algae blooms muck up the water.