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Engineering enzymes to break down microplastics in sewage and wastewater
There are over 5 billion tons of plastic waste accumulated across the planet, much of which are microplastics that may harm human health and pose a long-term threat to agricultural productivity and food security. The gargantuan task of cleaning...
  • Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Station
  • Food Science
  • Synthetic Biology
Christine Smart works in a rhubarb research field

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A little sour, a little sweet, a tiny bit vegetal: New rhubarb cultivars could be a significant boon to the state’s wines, beers, distilled spirits and hard ciders.

  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Agriculture
  • Food
A man in a lab coat loads a blue tube into a metal chamber labeled "Hiperbaric High Pressure Processing."

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Cornell AgriTech’s first-of-its-kind research combines the nonthermal processing technologies of pulsed electric field and high-pressure processing.

  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Food Science
  • Beverages
A woman with long brown hair, wearing a freedom of expression year shirt with four multicolored quotation mark, scoops ice cream into a mans cup.

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A team of mostly first-year students created Brewing CommuniTea, an Earl Grey tea ice cream with caramel swirls and buttery shortbread pieces inspired by Cornell’s theme year.

  • Dairy
  • Food Science
Red wine being poured into a clear glass.

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Cornell food scientists are working with wineries, manufacturers and New York state to eliminate the “off” aroma in some canned wines by subtly altering the product’s formulation and packaging.

  • Food Science