Probiotic helps treat diabetes in rats, could lead to human remedy

Science may be one step closer to treating diabetes with a human probiotic pill, according to new Cornell University research. In the study, published Jan. 27 in the journal Diabetes, the researchers engineered a strain of lactobacillus, a human probiotic common in the gut, to secrete a Glucagon-like peptide 1 (GLP-1). They then administered it […]

March on Washington: Fresh perspectives from Cornell Africana scholars

CORNELL UNIVERSITY PRESS OFFICE Aug. 15, 2013 March on Washington: Fresh perspectives from Cornell Africana scholars In light of the upcoming 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, Cornell University is making two Africana scholars available for interviews. A new Civil Rights revolution will not be tweeted Travis Gosa is a professor of Africana studies […]