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Skipping the second shot could prolong pandemic, study finds
In a nationally representative survey of more than 1,000 American adults conducted in February, less than half of respondents said they believed the Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines provided strong protection against COVID-19 a week or two...
  • Biological and Environmental Engineering
  • Biology
  • Communication
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North Campus kitchen to cultivate culinary, dietetic discovery
Welcome to the Discovery Kitchen, a state-of the-art teaching kitchen now under construction through a partnership between Cornell Dining and the Division of Nutritional Sciences (DNS)
  • Nutritional Sciences
  • Food Science
  • Food
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Earth Day forum: Barrett maps food systems past mid-century
“We’re looking expressly beyond the Sustainable Development Goal horizon of 2030,” said Barrett, the Stephen B. and Janice G. Ashley Professor of Applied Economics and Management in Cornell’s Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and...
  • Atkinson Center
  • Department of Global Development
  • Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
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Citizen science data tracks battle of birds vs. bacteria
House finch eye disease causes red, swollen, watery or crusty eyes. Afflicted birds can recover, but may die because they cannot see well enough to find food or avoid predators. The latest analyses, based on the observations of Project...
  • Lab of Ornithology
  • Animals
  • Bacteria
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Meet Becky O'Connor: Connecting NYS schools and local food producers
What kind of education or experience has prepared you for working with farm to school?  In the summer of 2010, I was preparing to begin a Master of Science program in nutrition and dietetics to become a Registered Dietician Nutritionist. I...
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Agriculture
  • Health + Nutrition
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Tanzanian farmers boost diets with sustainable methods
The farmers experimented with practices introduced to them by Malawian farmers and Tanzanian and American scientists, decided which ones to incorporate within their own farms, and met monthly to share experiences and problem-solve. The three...
  • Atkinson Center
  • Department of Global Development
  • Agriculture
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Study: Vitamin D won’t limit risk, severity of COVID-19
Multiple studies had suggested an association between vitamin D and COVID-19 risk, raising hopes that vitamin D supplements might help to prevent or minimize infections – speculation that has received widespread media attention and boosted...
  • Nutritional Sciences
  • Molecular Biology and Genetics
  • Health + Nutrition