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Putting the X into sex chromosome research

DNA strand
November 9, 2017
Research by Alon Keinan explores how complex diseases intersect with sex chromosomes, which have been largely ignored in genome-wide association studies.

New York youth shine at World Food Prize

Students receive awards
November 5, 2017
Student delegates from the New York Youth Institute traveled to the World Food Prize to meet with WFP laureates, former presidents, world leaders and students from across the U.S. 

Adam Howell joins Employee Assembly

Adam Howell
November 3, 2017
Adam Howell  communications specialist for the Cornell Local Roads Program, is now the Employee Assembly representative for the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

CALS recognizes talent, impact of faculty and staff

award winners
November 1, 2017
The awards observe important and far-reaching achievements of faculty and staff, who are nominated for continuously surpassing expectations and making significant, unique contributions to the college.

Insectapalooza swarms campus Oct. 28

Butterfly being photographed
October 25, 2017
The popular event, which draws up to 2,000 people each year, features hundreds of live insects, spiders and other arthropods from the collections of the Department of Entomology.

Cornell’s recipe for public engagement

October 19, 2017
An Engaged Curriculum Grant in 2015 transformed a traditional weekly lecture seminar into a leading example of hands-on community engagement and learning at the university.

Satellite data paints a portrait of global plant health

Student using equipment in field
October 12, 2017
A Cornell CALS researcher is using a NASA satellite to measure photosynthesis in high resolution at the global scale, advancing how we measure plant health and its impact on food production and atmospheric carbon dioxide.

Lighting the way for future urban farming

October 12, 2017
Cornell CALS is leading a project to study ways to grow crops in controlled environments – in greenhouses, plant factories and in vertical farms in and near urban areas.

Plant pathologist Roy L. Millar dies at 93

October 9, 2017
Millar began his career as a plant scientist with the Canadian Department of Agriculture, returning to Cornell in 1959, where he served as a faculty member in the Department of Plant Pathology.

Sheehan named NIH New Innovator

October 6, 2017
Sheehan and two other Cornell professors are among 55 winners of the prestigious award given to support high-risk ideas with high-impact potential.

Branching out to chat cider

October 5, 2017
In between music acts at the 35th Ithaca Apple Harvest Festival, four scientists explained the core of making apples to the Ithaca Commons Pavilion crowd Oct. 1.

Syracuse mayor: Local creativity drives national growth

October 5, 2017
Mayor Stephanie Miner gave the keynote talk at the 2017 Community Development Institute, a two-day conference hosted by the Cornell CALS Community and Regional Development Institute (CaRDI).