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Cornell scientists size up quality wastewater treatment

March 5, 2018
Cornell scientists have assessed factors to improve, upgrade and make New York’s wastewater treatment plants more robust, according to their work published Feb. 24 in the journal Water Research.

Forests can capture more carbon to ease climate change

February 28, 2018
In an effort to offset greenhouse gas emissions and to mitigate climate change, research scientists report that soil in forests can capture and hold a large quantity of atmospheric carbon dioxide.

Nutritious red rice developed for the U.S.

February 28, 2018
Cornell and U.S Department of Agriculture researchers announced that they are releasing a nutritious new red rice cultivar that should appeal to people interested in alternative grains.

New seed catalog restores vegetable flavor to savor

February 27, 2018
Cornell plant breeder Michael Mazourek, chef Dan Barber and seed producer Matthew Goldfarb have launched a new vegetable seed catalog that provides a vegetable bounty that any foodie will crave.

Yeast research aims to reduce stress for New York wineries

February 21, 2018
Patrick Gibney, assistant professor and the E&J Gallo Sesquicentennial Faculty Fellow in the Department of Food Science, is working out how metabolic pathways within a yeast cell determine those changes, with implications for how wine is produced.

Beautiful botanicals on display through March 31

February 20, 2018
A new exhibition now on display in Albert R. Mann Library, “A Sweep of Light: Scanner Photography and the Art of Horticulture,” shows the intricate beauty of plants in images by contributing artists and students.

National program stops pests in public housing

February 19, 2018
StopPests in Housing, part of the Northeast Integrated Pest Management Center, provides free technical assistance, consultations, training and resources for preventative pest control at federally subsidized housing sites nationwide.

Students clear mud, debris from storm-ravaged homes in Puerto Rico

February 15, 2018
Over winter break in January, 14 Cornell Tradition undergraduates traded creature comforts for work gloves to help clean up homes in Puerto Rico, which is still reeling nearly five months after Hurricane Maria devastated the island.

Research museum secures rare California condors

February 14, 2018
The Cornell Museum of Vertebrates now has three California condor specimens in its collection, thanks to a donation by the United States Fish and Wildlife Service.

To dye for: Exhibit showcases naturally tinted textiles

February 12, 2018
An opening for "Quiet Labor," an exhibit featuring naturally dyed textiles, garments, and artworks by participants in the Cornell Natural Dye Studio, took place Feb. 7 at the Cornell Botanic Gardens Nevin Welcome Center and will run until June 25.

New grad housing is living lab for heat pump study

February 8, 2018
At the Maplewood Apartments project, now under construction, Cornell engineering students will deploy heat-pump monitors to study the system viability in a severe winter climate.

Host-microbe institute poised to expand

February 7, 2018
The launch of its Undergraduate Research Experience proved to be a highlight of the Cornell Institute of Host-Microbe Interactions' inaugural year.