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Tackling a fishy problem

Ducks and other wildlife are falling prey to discarded fishing lines and hooks. According to Susan Bartlett, a resident in veterinary medicine who works at Cornell’s Fish Pathology Lab, animals mistaking lines and hooks for food is an increasingly common phenomenon. Hooks may become lodged in the bodies of unsuspecting animals, which could pose a […]

Clinton declines to hang 10 on “green” skateboard

e2e Materials, an Ithaca-based clean technology start-up company co-founded by College of Human Ecology Professor Anil Netravali, will be featured tonight in the series premiere of The Works, a History Channel TV show. Netravali, a professor fiber science and apparel design, developed biodegradable composites that, among other uses, produce Comet Skateboards, founded by Jason Salfi […]

Maduka jumps into Olympic finals

Jeomi Maduka ‘09 advanced to the women’s long jump finals at the U.S. Olympic Track and Field trials in Oregon. She jumped 20 feet, 10 inches to earn the 12th and final spot. Maduka, a two-sport athlete who hails from Arlington, Texas, is a four-time All-American, earning the distinction twice in outdoor track, once in […]