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10-year study provides model for deer management strategies

A 10-year deer management study by Bernd Blossey, associate professor of natural resources, used red oak seedlings as an indicator of deer populations and their impact on ecology.

Call for faculty fellows to lead new Migrations Lab

The Einaudi Center and the Migrations Global Grand Challenge are seeking two PI-eligible Cornell faculty fellows to lead the newly established Migrations Lab; application deadline is Dec. 16.

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Software helps planners design walkable cities

Urbano, a free software recently launched by Cornell researchers, employs data and metrics to help urban planners add walkability features to their designs.

Study finds sex bias in bird conservation plans

Bird habitat conservation strategies have typically overlooked the habitats needed by females, putting already-declining species in even more peril, according to researchers at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.

New center will foster data science research

Cornell’s Center for Data Science for Enterprise and Society, launching this fall and led by David Shmoys, will enhance research in the increasingly important field of data science.

Moonbeam adds a big bang of flavor to Galaxy tomatoes

Fresh from Cornell AgriTech, the newest grape tomato – Moonbeam – has joined a constellation of heirloom-style tomatoes in the 2020 High Mowing Organic Seeds catalog Nov. 1.

Symposium to mark 50th anniversary of ‘Earth Art’

Designers and scholars will discuss contemporary environmental concerns related to the legacy of the landmark 1969 Earth Art exhibition at Cornell at a symposium Nov. 7-8.

Fresh produce earns ‘halo effect’ under new GMO-labeling laws

Consumers were more willing to buy unlabeled produce after being shown food tagged as “genetically modified” in a new Cornell study that comes two months before a new federal food-labeling law goes into effect.

To rid electric grid of carbon, shore up green energy support

Cornell and Northwestern engineers, and a federal economist, have created an energy model that aims to remove carbon power from the U.S. electric grid – replacing it with financially feasible green energy.