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USDA Deputy Secretary Xochitl Torres Small visited Cornell AgriTech Friday, Dec. 8 as one of her visits to land-grant institutions focusing on specialty crops, ag tech innovation and local foods.

  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Agriculture
Students look at butterflies displayed in boxes at the Cornell University Insect Collection.

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Writer Vladimir Nabokov’s deep interest in and connection to the natural world and his cross-pollinating interests in the sciences and the arts were the focus of a new seminar, “Nabokov, Naturally,” taught in fall 2023.

  • Entomology
  • Environment
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A piece of synthesizer history has been given an unexpected second life at Cornell, after eight months of meticulous and often confounding work by a group of synthesizer builders.

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In early October, Dr. Steven Wolf, Associate Professor in the Cornell College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) and Research, Development, and Extension (RD&E) Partner of NASA Acres, hosted the Cornell Agtech Innovation Intermediaries and...
  • Digital Agriculture
  • Agriculture
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Seven new grants funded by the Polson Institute for Global Development will advance Global Development’s signature strengths in wellbeing and inclusion; environmental sustainability; and food and nutritional security. The collaborations have a...
  • Polson Institute for Global Development
  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development
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A symposium led by the Department of Communication brought together more than 100 scholars, students and community members to discuss topics such as histories of media and propaganda, content moderation on social media, public opinion as freedom...

  • Department of Communication
  • Communication
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What’s Black, White and Big Red All Over? It’s a scoop of newspaper-inspired ice cream – one of four finalist flavors created by students – based on Cornell’s Freedom of Expression theme year.

  • Cornell Dairy
  • Food Science
  • Food
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Agriculture is a major driver of New York State’s economy. Given this, Cornell’s Nutrient Management Spear Program (NMSP) seeks to develop management tools that help farmers realize more profit through sustainable approaches. Under the...
  • Cornell Atkinson
  • Animal Science
  • Agriculture
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A community dinner brought together Jewish and Muslim students to bond over the common experiences of their faith, their passions and daily life at Cornell.

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Students describe the new space in the Learning Strategies Center – where they can control their level of sensory input – as soothing, calming and essential.

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Field Note

Erick Amaya and Carlos Irias, students from Zamorano University in Honduras, came to Cornell University for internships with the Nutrient Management Spear Program (NMSP) . As undergraduate seniors they already had strong backgrounds in...
  • Animal Science
  • Agriculture
  • Climate Change
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Lab-grown meat, food created by microorganisms and plant-based foods that mimic the taste of meat could help reduce environmental impacts of food systems, a new UN report co-authored by Cornell researchers finds.

  • Cornell Atkinson
  • Department of Global Development
  • Food
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Genomic sequencing revealed that populations of wasps that recognized each other's faces – and cooperated more – showed recent adaptations in areas of the genome associated with cognitive abilities such as learning, memory and vision.

  • Neurobiology and Behavior
  • Behavior
A woman catches rice coming out of a harvester machine on a farm.

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Cornell Cooperative Extension is helping New York state farmers learn how to grow rice, a potentially lucrative crop that can thrive on flood-prone land as a hedge against climate change.

  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Station
  • Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
Sadiel standing in a farm field wearing a fluorescent vest and carrying research equipment.

Field Note

Sustainable Management of Agricultural Systems (SuMAS) is a joint project between Cornell University and the University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez. SuMAS gives student interns the opportunity to learn new skills at Cornell which they can apply...
  • Animal Science
  • Climate Change
  • Global Development
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The lack of alcohol in nonalcoholic or low-alcohol beer – particularly during manufacturing, storage and pouring – may prompt conditions ripe for foodborne pathogen growth.

  • Food Science
  • Food
  • Cornell AgriTech

Field Note

What is your role within RIO and what impact do you hope to have in our community? Within RIO, I play a key role in supporting stakeholders in the CALS community with innovation, engagement and various business-related matters. I actively...

Field Note

What is your role within RIO and what impact do you hope to have in our community? As the Research Development Director for RIO, my primary role involves assisting faculty in developing effective research funding strategies and crafting...

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Researchers created a new technique to treat Type 1 diabetes: implanting a device inside a pocket under the skin that can secrete insulin while avoiding the immunosuppression that typically stymies management of the disease.

  • Biological and Environmental Engineering
  • Biology
Brian Lanphere standing next to the Musgrave Research Farm sign

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Brian Lanphere has been hired as supervisor of Musgrave Research Farm in Aurora, NY. The farm, operated by the Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Station ( Cornell AES ), is 450 acres and hosts research trials and educational programming...
  • Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Station
  • Musgrave Research Farm
  • Agriculture