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Cornell Dairy makes yogurt for state fair's 'Yo2Go'

Aug 17, 2014
Amid such standard state fair fare as corn dogs, doughnut burgers and elephant ears, Cornell Dairy is supplying a healthy treat for the Great New York State Fair: vanilla-flavored regular yogurt and Greek yogurt. Read more

'Hawkaholics' watch nest life 24/7

Jul 30, 2014
Many bird lovers watch the live feeds from webcams on campus that film the nest life of ospreys and red-tailed hawks, and many become active volunteers and members of the growing community of cam viewers. Read more

On-campus visit inspires international farmers

Jul 28, 2014
Ten participants of the Nuffield Scholar Global Focus Program, seeking inspiration for their businesses back home in Australia, New Zealand, Tasmania, Ireland and the U.K., spent a week touring Cornell's agricultural facilities. Read more

Field day offers insight into hops industry

Jul 28, 2014
Brewery owners, farmers and home brewers gathered at the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station in Geneva, N.Y., July 12 to see its new hop yard and hear advice about growing hops from experts and peers alike. Read more

Adults are more apt than kids to clean their plates

Jul 24, 2014
The average adult eats 92 percent of what he or she puts on his/her plate, according to a study led by Brian Wansink, director of the Cornell Food and Brand Lab, to be published in the International Journal of Obesity. Read more

Cornell obtains $3M grant to study tobacco warnings

Jul 7, 2014
To determine effective tobacco warning labels, five Cornell faculty members will receive a five-year, $3 million federal grant to examine how anti-smoking messages can affect youth, and low-income and low-education groups. Read more

Fracking flowback could indirectly pollute groundwater

Jun 25, 2014
The wastewater generated by "hydrofracking" could cause the release of tiny particles in soils that often strongly bind heavy metals and pollutants, exacerbating the environmental risks during accidental spills, research shows. Read more