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Seed grants and symposia based on themes from the Office of Academic Integration have bridged researchers from the Ithaca and New York campuses and have brought a high return on investment to Cornell.
  • Computational Biology
  • Molecular Biology and Genetics
  • Biology
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New research from the Tata-Cornell Institute for Agriculture and Nutrition (TCI) sheds light on the patterns of obesity within India, underscoring the need for policies and programs that consider the factors driving obesity rates within...
  • Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
  • Department of Global Development
  • Food
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Blue-green algae (cyanobacteria) are known to photosynthesize more efficiently than most crops, so researchers are working to put elements from cyanobacteria into crop plants. A new study describes a significant step towards achieving that goal...
  • Molecular Biology and Genetics
  • Biology
  • Environment
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A radical collaboration between a biologist and an engineer is supercharging efforts to protect grape crops, and the technology they’ve developed will soon be available to researchers nationwide.
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Cornell Institute for Digital Agriculture
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
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NIH-funded research to address rising male infertility
Paula Cohen, associate vice provost for life sciences, is leading an eight-year, $8 million, multi-institution grant to untangle the complex genetic rulebook for how sperm develops.
  • Molecular Biology and Genetics
  • Genetics
  • Medicine
Yolanda Gonzalez and Sam Anderson scout for harlequin bugs at farm.

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Cornell Cooperative Extension supports residents of every borough in New York City, thanks to its long-standing community relationships and faculty research and expertise.
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Agriculture
  • Food

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Communities of all kinds are rocked by environmental issues that test their fortitude and adaptability. Shorna B. Allred, Natural Resources and the Environment, wants to help them build resilience to these shocks. Her own experience growing up on the Gulf Coast of Texas in a county with 30 petrochemical and oil refineries has a lot to do with that.

  • Department of Global Development
  • Natural Resources and the Environment
  • Environment