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  • Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
  • Applied Economics

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Kevin Kniffin, assistant professor in the Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, in the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business and the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, is principal investigator on a team that will examine...

  • Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
  • Applied Economics
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A team of researchers, led by Dyson professors Chris Barrett and Miguel Gómez, has developed the “Global Food Dollar” method, which distributes the consumer’s net purchasing dollar across all farm and post-farmgate activities.
  • Department of Global Development
  • Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
  • Agriculture
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No single organic weed control option works particularly well alone to control weeds in apple orchards during establishment. But strategies combining techniques do work well, particularly using wood chip mulches with organic herbicides. That’s...
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Horticulture Section
  • Organic
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  • American Indian and Indigenous Studies Program
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The Cornell Lab of Ornithology’s groundbreaking Center for Conservation Bioacoustics will begin a new era of innovation thanks to a major gift from the philanthropist and Lab Advisory Board member K. Lisa Yang ’74.
  • Lab of Ornithology
  • Animals
  • Environment
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Stansbury, a Democrat and New Mexico state representative, was elected to New Mexico’s 1st Congressional District, which includes the city of Albuquerque. The seat had previously been held by Deb Haaland, who now is serving as the U.S. secretary...
  • Department of Global Development
  • Climate
  • Global Development

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Young trained as an anthropologist at a time when applied international work was first emerging after World War II. At Cornell he pushed forward new sociological concepts and comparative research designs to better understand rural communities...

  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development
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A breakthrough technology developed by Cornell researchers uses nanoscale sensors and fiber optics to measure water status just inside a leaf’s surface, where water in plants is most actively managed. The engineering feat provides a minimally invasive research tool that will greatly advance the understanding of basic plant biology, and opens the door for breeding more drought-resistant crops.
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Breeding and Genetics Section
  • Agriculture
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Wilde died more than 120 years ago, but those words could be a mantra for today’s social media content creators, whose digital relevance – in the form of “likes,” “favorites” and “shares” – is often dependent on factors well beyond their control...
  • Department of Communication
  • Behavior
  • Communication