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According to new multi-institution research led by Jeff Niederdeppe, professor in the Department of Communication in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, that all depends on whose hearts and minds are in the audience. For turning...
  • Department of Communication
  • Behavior
  • Communication
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‘Blue hydrogen – made by using methane in natural gas – is lauded a clean, Cornell and Stanford researchers believe it may harm the climate more than burning fossil fuel.
  • Cornell Atkinson
  • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
  • Energy
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Almost all U.S. politicians tweet about climate change based on party affiliation and the opinion of their constituents, not actual climate risk to the areas they represent, a new multidisciplinary study found.
  • Department of Communication
  • Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
  • Department of Global Development
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Almost from the day it launched in March 2012, the media company Upworthy began conducting experiments, testing which headlines and photos on their stories people responded to best. The experiments worked. A year after its launch, Upworthy was...
  • Department of Communication
  • Behavior
  • Communication
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Mitigating abuses of encrypted social media communication, on outlets such as WhatsApp and Signal, while ensuring user privacy is the focus of a five-year, $3 million NSF grant to a multidisciplinary Cornell research team.
  • Department of Communication
  • Behavior
  • Communication
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A $3.5 million renovation of Jordan Hall on the Cornell AgriTech campus will enable more distance-learning opportunities for entrepreneurs, professionals and workers in New York state’s food and farm economy.
  • Center of Excellence in Food and Agriculture
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Agriculture