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New study highlights global food production data challenges
The findings The study identifies stark discrepancies in food production data worldwide, notably within livestock, fisheries, and aquaculture sectors. These sectors experience pronounced data gaps, especially at national and local levels, due to...
  • Cornell Atkinson
  • Department of Global Development
  • Agriculture
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Malnutrition of Indian children rose dramatically during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to new research from the Tata-Cornell Institute for Agriculture and Nutrition.

  • Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
  • Global Development
  • Health + Nutrition
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Tim Barry ’93 co-founded a health care company that offers primary care, multispecialty and urgent care options to 1.6 million patients throughout the U.S.

  • Applied Economics
  • Health + Nutrition
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Deer hunters were more likely to be swayed by social media messages about the potential risks of chronic wasting disease if they came from a source they believed aligned with their own views and values.

  • Communication
  • Animals
  • Natural Resources and the Environment
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Influencers are encouraged to reveal their innermost selves to their followers – to “put themselves out there” – but doing so can result in identity-based harassment, according to research by Brooke Erin Duffy, associate professor of...

  • Department of Communication
  • Behavior
  • Communication
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Seminar

Intersection of Health Equity and Drug Development: How One Company Wrote Its Own Success Story
Speaker Deborah Arrindell ‘79, Vice President, Pharmacovigilance and Risk Management, Global Blood Therapeutics Perspectives in Global Development The Perspectives in Global Development seminars are held Wednesdays from 12:20-1:20 p.m. eastern...
  • Global Development
  • global development
  • Health + Nutrition
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Lecture

A Career in the Genomics Sciences Karen Nelson, Ph.D. Thermo Fisher Scientific, Chief Scientific Officer The human microbiome refers to all the microorganisms that live in and on the human body. It is now estimated that about 57% of the cells in...
  • Dairy
  • Animal Science
  • Agriculture & Food Systems
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Seminar

Perspectives in Global Development: Fall 2022 Seminar Series The U.S. rural mortality penalty is wide and growing. This talk will present an overview of trends in rural and urban mortality rates since 1990, identify where rates have increased...
  • Health + Nutrition
  • Global Development
  • Development