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The PathoMap documents the bacteria, viruses and fungi found at the city's subway stations. (Credit: PathoMap/Weill Cornell Medical College)

‘PathoMap’ Breaks Down Bacteria, Other Microorganisms At City’s Subway Stations

You might think the New York City subway system is not always the cleanest place in the world, but researchers have begun undertaking a mission to find out just what microorganisms are lurking at your local stop.


Larry Sturchio is one of the patients who has had an iStent implanted as a means to prevent the advance of glaucoma. (Credit: CBS 2)

Dr. Max Gomez: New iStent Could Prevent Advance Of Glaucoma

Untreated glaucoma can lead to blindness. But a tiny new implant could prevent that from happening.


Weill Cornell Medical College on the Upper East Side (credit: Google Street View)

Weill Cornell Gifted $75 Million For Cancer Research

The school’s cancer research center will be named the Sandra and Edward Meyer Cancer Center. Weill Cornell’s flagship building on the Upper East Side also will bear their name and will be called the Sandra and Edward Meyer Research and Education Building.


Cigarette Smoking (file / credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Study: 9/11 Led People To Start Smoking Again

Roughly one million people who had kicked the habit went back to smoking because of the stress of 9/11, according to a newly published report.


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Weill Cornell Medical College Gets $100M From Former Enron Chief

A $100 million dollar gift from New York City philanthropists Renee and Robert Belfer was announced with much fanfare at Weill Cornell Medical College on Wednesday.


Cocaine (credit: CBS 2)

Researchers Produce Successful Cocaine Vaccine For Mice

Researchers at Weill Cornell Medical College have produced a vaccine that prevents mice from getting high on cocaine.