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October 16, 2017 - 11:57am
Syracuse University on Monday joined a worldwide announcement of a discovery in gravitational wave research.

Syracuse University officials joined the National Science Foundation on Monday to announce a discovery that confirmed the origins of gold, platinum and other heavy metals.

March 24, 2016 - 9:39am
A prestigious recognition listed SU as a top-tier research university — however, research faculty members and graduate students already saw the school as one.

Back in February, Syracuse University media created a small explosion of excitement when the school received an award for its level of research excellence.

February 14, 2016 - 6:43pm
Several environmental conservation organizations, including the NYS DEC, have collaborated in a yearlong project tracking moose populations in upstate NY.

After months of tracking moose movements across Adirondack Park through collaring and collecting reported sightings, data from the Adirondack Moose Project’s second winter will be analyzed by late March.

During the first moose collaring back in January 2015, 12 moose were fitted with collars containing GPS transmitters that pinpointed their location every two hours. The GPS collars track habitat use and calf survival and health.

April 14, 2014 - 10:21am
More than 1,000 students attended the 12th annual overnight event at Syracuse University, which raised $81,000 for research.

Emotions ran high, but students at the 12th annual Relay For Life remained hopeful in the fight against cancer.

After a night of tears, embracing hugs and upbeat activities, donations totaled almost $81,800. More than $10,700 was raised on the day of the event alone.

“We came in with $70,000 from online donations,” said public health junior Kali Kearns, the co-chair for the annual overnight event. “Probably hit $10,000 tonight.”

June 28, 2010 - 10:17pm
Using glow-in-the-dark sperm, Syracuse University researchers discover the combative nature among sperm cells.

Research at Syracuse University has shed light — literally — on the battle among sperm cells from the time of insemination to fertilization.

In an article published in April's Science magazine, an international weekly science journal, SU biology professors John Belote and Scott Pitnick and research associate Mollie Manier show that war is constantly brewing among sperm cells by using glow-in-the-dark sperm inseminated in female fruit flies.