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Advisory Highlights: Preliminary evidence demonstrates that health care systems could incorporate healthy foods into a patient’s care, with resulting improvements in health outcomes, reduced health care utilization and improved cost...
  • Cornell Atkinson
  • Department of Global Development
  • Food
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Researchers have discovered a gene in hemp that helps the plant resist powdery mildew, giving the fledgling hemp industry a new tool to combat the prevalent disease.

  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plants
  • Horticulture

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Citing the synergy of their respective missions and a rich history of collaboration, New York State Integrated Pest Management Program (NYSIPM) Director Alejandro Calixto has announced that Cornell Cooperative Extension’s nationally recognized...

  • New York State Integrated Pest Management
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Hazelnuts are native to New York state and eastern North America, yet the commercial market for these locally grown nuts has long remained limited. With the help of Cornell AgriTech, the New York Tree Crops Alliance is working to change that...
  • Center of Excellence in Food and Agriculture
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Cornell Food Venture Center
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Food system shocks – like natural disasters, political conflicts, or pandemics – raise the prices of staple foods, reduce access to good-quality diets and increase hunger. In low- and middle-income countries, the impacts of such shocks can be...
  • Department of Global Development
  • Food
  • Global Development

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Cornell AgriTech’s Summer Research Scholars Program provides hands-on research experience for undergraduate students. The goal of the program is simple but impactful: to excite students about careers in agriculture and food science. Now in its...
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Department of Entomology
  • Food Science
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David Hugel, a graduate student in the lab of Anna Katharine Mansfield , associate director of Cornell AgriTech and associate professor of food science, has been investigating how outdoor odors affect grapes in the vineyard. Aroma is a key...
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Food Science
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  • Department of Global Development
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Breeding and Genetics Section
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An interdisciplinary team led by Cornell has received a five-year grant to launch a new center for engineering, testing and commercializing point-of-care diagnostic devices that will have international reach.

  • Nutritional Sciences
  • Health + Nutrition
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A survey of farmers in four Northeast states, including New York, found that incentive payments encouraged participants to plant twice as many acres of cover crops as they did prior to receiving funds – a change that can both improve their farms...

  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Soil and Crop Sciences Section
  • Agriculture
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  • Department of Communication
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Communication
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Academic focus: Operations, technology and information management. Research summary: My research areas revolve around sustainable operations, addressing practical challenges in smart city operations and urban mobility. My research leverages a...
  • Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
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Academic focus: Financial accounting, taxation and fraud examination. Research summary: My research focuses on two main areas: the role of information intermediaries in capital markets and the impact of regulation in accounting, including...
  • Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
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Academic focus: Finance. Research summary: I am fascinated with studying disruptive and innovative companies. I research how financial markets can spur the growth of entrepreneurial companies, focusing on the role of venture capital and private...
  • Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
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Academic focus: Quantitative marketing, industrial organization. Research summary: My primary research provides policy and managerial implications on the role of vertical relations between producers and suppliers in shaping market competition...
  • Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
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Academic focus: Vegetable crop breeding and genetics. Research summary: I am a plant breeder working on the improvement of vegetable crops for traits including disease resistance, productivity, flavor and quality. My objectives are to discover...
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Breeding and Genetics Section
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Academic focus: Bacterial development and evolution. Research summary: I am interested in the regulation of development and antibiotic production in bacteria. I primarily study soil-dwelling bacteria belonging to a genus called Streptomyces that...
  • Microbiology
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Academic focus: Stratospheric aerosol, climate dynamics, climate intervention strategies. Research summary: I study how aerosols in the stratosphere impact the climate through their interaction with radiation, chemistry and atmospheric dynamics...
  • Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
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Academic focus: Food security, environmental sustainability and climate change. Research summary: My research examines judgment and decision making related to agricultural sustainability, environmental change and food security. Drawing on the...
  • Agriculture
  • Global Development
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Academic focus: Computational and community-based sustainable solutions. Research summary: Broadly, I explore how computational models can help communities achieve their envisioned futures. My research is centered on designing sustainable...
  • American Indian and Indigenous Studies Program
  • Biological and Environmental Engineering
  • Computational Biology