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Choline makes key nutrient available for baby development
The study was published May 16 in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. The findings show that choline supplementation supports cellular metabolism to more efficiently handle and release the omega 3 fatty acid, DHA, from a pregnant...
  • Nutritional Sciences
  • Health + Nutrition
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The World Health Organization has selected the Division of Nutritional Sciences to lead systematic reviews and training supporting the development of WHO guidelines and research networks.
  • Department of Global Development
  • Nutritional Sciences
  • Global Development
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News

Declaring this the “decisive decade” for climate action, Cornell launched The 2030 Project: A Climate Initiative, which will mobilize world-class faculty to develop and accelerate tangible solutions to the climate challenge.
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Cornell Atkinson
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
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News

Thousands of strains of drosophilia, or fruit fly, have been developed for research purposes at Cornell Research. These fruit flies are currently being used to investigate human diseases, and researcher Chun Han from Cornell's Molecular Biology and Genetics lab is developing a new research technique called gRNA-infused crossing over, or MAGIC, that will make this type of research easier for future experiments.
  • Molecular Biology and Genetics
  • Organisms
  • Biology
COVID-19 vaccines

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Misperceptions of marginalized and disadvantaged communities’ level of concern regarding COVID-19 and other issues could undermine cooperation and trust needed to address collective problems, according to new Cornell-led research.
  • Department of Communication
  • Communication
  • Health + Nutrition
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Events

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Lecture

Dale E. Bauman Lecture
“Nutrition and immunity against infectious diseases— through the lens of vitamin A” A. Catharine Ross, Ph.D. Professor of Nutrition and Physiology Dorothy Foehr Huck Chair Head, Department of Nutritional Sciences The Pennsylvania State...
  • Dairy
  • Animal Science
  • Agriculture & Food Systems
Tamara Toles O'Laughlin

Seminar

This event is supported by the CALS Office for Diversity and Inclusion and is part of the CALS Dean’s Inclusive Excellence Seminar Series, which highlights academic excellence through inclusive science and creates a platform for extended...
  • Climate Change
  • Environment & Natural Resources
  • Environment
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Seminar

Rodney Haring, Ph.D., M.S.W. is Director of the Roswell Park Center for Indigenous Cancer Research, research faculty at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Office of Community Outreach and Engagement, Department of Cancer Prevention and...
  • Health + Nutrition
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • American Indian and Indigenous Studies Program