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News

AI-powered BirdNET app makes citizen science easier

The free machine-learning powered tool can identify more than 3,000 birds by sound alone, generates reliable scientific data and makes it easier for people to contribute citizen-science data on birds by simply recording sounds.

  • Lab of Ornithology
  • Animals
A ninespotted lady beetle

News

The exhibition, “Extinct and Endangered,” opens June 22 in New York City and is based on the macrophotography of renowned artist Levon Biss.

  • Department of Entomology
  • Entomology
  • Nature
Green alga under a microscope

News

After many rounds of brainstorming, the lab group found inspiration during President Joe Biden’s inauguration on Jan. 20, when Gorman read her poem, “The Hill We Climb.”

  • Boyce Thompson Institute
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Organisms
A boy holds a large fish.

News

As the cherished rainforest in South America’s Amazon River region continues to shrink, the river itself now presents evidence of other dangers: the overexploitation of freshwater fish.

  • Cornell Atkinson
  • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
  • Natural Resources and the Environment
The Australian huntsman and her plastered egg sac.

News

A new study of huntsman spiders links evolutionary lineages with life history traits, providing patterns for predicting social behaviors in other less-studied species.
  • Department of Entomology
  • Entomology
  • Behavior
sheared sheep

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Events

Student pets goat at Art of Agriculture

Exhibit

Art of Agriculture
Join Sigma Alpha, professional agricultural sorority, on the Arts Quad to learn more about agriculture! Experience student groups, research labs, and agricultural outreach organizations representing a wide array of opportunities and careers in...
  • Animal Science
  • Dairy
  • Animals
Graduate students in the field of animal science eating dinner.

Seminar

348 Frank Morrison Hall 507 Tower Road Ithaca, NY 14853 Schedule: 9/23: Andres Ortega "Examining the Role of Non-Essential AA for Milk Yield and Energetic Efficiency: Abomasal Infusion of Essential and Non-Essential Amino Acids using Energy as...
  • Animals
  • science communication
  • Animal Science
four youth in dairy barn

Workshop

Entry for the Youth Dairy Judging competition is now open! The contest will be held on September 2nd during the colored-breed week during the New York State Fair. Registration is required and it is open to any New York youth ages 8 to 19 using...
  • Animal Science
  • PRO-DAIRY
  • Youth and Families