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See how our current work and research is bringing new thinking and new solutions to some of today's biggest challenges.

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An offshore wind farm

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Cornell research shows how to make offshore wind farms more efficient in the face of impending rapid expansion, as the U.S. Department of the Interior plans leasing federal waters.
  • Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
  • Energy
  • Environment
Sheep in a solar field

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As industrial-sized solar installations pop up throughout New York state, residents fear the loss of agricultural land. Lexie Hain ’99 has a simple solution: sheep.
  • Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
  • Agriculture
  • Animals
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Academic focus: My academic focus is in understanding how epigenetics drives embryonic reprogramming, X chromosome dosage compensation, genetic imprinting and heat-induced responses. Research summary: Our research group uses genomics and...
  • Animal Science
  • Animals
  • Genomics
A woman working on a laptop.

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There are no references to gender in a typical noncompete agreement, but they still have a more deleterious effect on women entrepreneurs than they do on men, according to Dyson professor Matt Marx.
  • Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
  • Applied Economics
  • Behavior
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As New York prepares for a carbon-free energy future, public support for utility-scale solar farms is much lower than support for smaller solar projects, says new Cornell research.
  • Natural Resources and the Environment
  • Behavior
  • Energy
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Cornell experts from a variety of fields share their recommendations for individual actions – large and small – that can make an impact locally and globally.
  • Biological and Environmental Engineering
  • Natural Resources and the Environment
  • School of Integrative Plant Science