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Cornell's SMART Program Wins Success Story Award

December 19, 2016
Cornell's Student Multidisciplinary Applied Research Team was recognized for its impact on poor communities by earning the L.A. Potts Success Story award on Dec. 5.

Merlin Bird Photo ID Mobile App Launches

December 14, 2016
The Merlin Bird Photo ID mobile app has been launched and, thanks to machine-learning technology, can identify hundreds of North American species it “sees” in photos.

Sharon Poczter Wins Einaudi Center Grant

December 13, 2016
Sharon Poczter has won a grant from the Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies for research concerned with quantifying the effects of democratization.

N.Y. Brewers, Growers Bet the Farm on Fickle Grain

December 9, 2016
The challenges of growing market-grade malting barley, paired with the rising demands of the state's three-year old farm brewery law, dominated discussion at the Southern Tier Farm Brewery Summit.

Geneva Saves Cornell Orchards' Cider Season

December 6, 2016
With the help of Cornell's New York State Agricultural Experiment Station in Geneva, New York, cider pressed on campus is once again available to the Cornell community.

Natural Nomads, Leatherback Turtles Opt to Stay in Place

December 1, 2016
Endangered leatherback sea turtles are known for their open-ocean migratory nature and nomadic foraging habits – traveling thousands of miles. But along the Mozambique coast, sometimes they stay in place.

CALS Celebrates the Tastier Side of Science

November 29, 2016
Cornell alumni were treated to a taste of collaboration between CALS, Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture, and Blue Hill restaurant on Nov. 19. 

Chris Barrett Named AAAS Fellow for 2016

November 21, 2016
Three faculty members - development economist Chris Barrett, mechanical engineer Sidney Leibovich and medical mycologist Dr. Thomas Walsh - have been named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Microalgae Create Green Fuel, Reduce Food Insecurity

November 21, 2016
Taken from the bottom of the marine food chain, microalgae may soon become a top-tier contender to combat global warming, climate change and food insecurity, according to Cornell researchers in Oceanography.

Digital Agriculture Report Looks to Data-Driven Future

November 17, 2016
Cornell experts issued a report this week outlining the opportunities and challenges facing the state's farmers and food producers as emerging digital technologies shape the agricultural industry.

Moral Values Influence Action on Climate Change

November 16, 2016
The willingness to make lifestyle changes to avert climate change may depend on the moral values closely aligned with liberal political leanings, according to Cornell research.

Pest Control: Wicked Weeds May be Agricultural Angels

November 11, 2016
Farmers looking to reduce reliance on pesticides, herbicides and other pest management tools may want to heed the advice of Cornell agricultural scientists: Let nature be nature – to a degree.

Meet CALS Student Leader David Cox

November 11, 2016
A CALS representative to the Cornell Student Assembly and a U.S. army veteran, Cox '17 aspires to become a doctor and fulfill the ideals of humanitarianism and public service.

Soil Scientist Speaks on Land Degradation at COP22

November 10, 2016
In a presentation to global leaders battling climate change and feeding a burgeoning world population, Cornell's Dawit Solomon presented food security ideas to stave off the Earth's atmospheric warming.

Shoals Marine Laboratory Inspires Young Scientists

November 5, 2016
Active, immersive, hands-on, experiential learning is one of the best ways to recruit and retain students in STEM fields, and Cornell's Shoals Marine Laboratory has been doing it for 50 years.