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CU researchers survey for rare birds among Mayan ruins

Greg Budney, audio curator of the Lab of Ornithology's Macaulay Library, traveled to Guatemala's Peten region to inventory bird species and collect audio recordings at two pre-Columbian Mayan archaeological sites. (Sept. 9, 2008)

Working to keep water clean and plentiful in Greece, CU faculty reach out to international partners

Gail Holst-Warhaft and Tammo Steenhuis traveled to Greece this summer to continue spreading public awareness on severe water shortages in the Mediterranean. (Sept. 4, 2008)

Cornell gets $10 million federal grant to establish new institute applying computing to sustainability

The Institute for Computational Sustainability at Cornell, launched with a $10 million NSF grant, will apply computer science to problems in managing and allocating natural resources. (Sept. 3, 2008)

CU to show off its 100-mpg car-in-progress at state fair

A car that gets 100 miles a gallon may sound far-fetched, but the technology is available now, says Cornell's Progressive Automotive X Prize Team. (Aug. 19, 2008)

Rob Erlichman '87 heads San Francisco solar panel company Sunlight Electric

Erlichman is founder and president of Sunlight Electric, a San Francisco company that designs and sells solar power systems to California businesses. (Aug. 12, 2008)

Eating less, eating local and eating better could slash U.S. energy use, CU study finds

Americans could dramatically cut down on their energy use by changing their eating habits and farming in more traditional ways, says a new Cornell study. (Aug. 11, 2008)

10 simple tips to save energy costs at home

Substantial home energy savings can be as simple as changing humidity levels and washing clothes in cold water. (Aug. 7, 2008)

New Cornell institute focuses on invasive species

Cornell, with support from the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, has established the Invasive Species Research Institute to improve invasive species management. (Aug. 7, 2008)

Behavioral ecology conference offers special pricing for Cornellians

Learn how animals mate, communicate, feed and prey by attending the 12th International Behavioral Ecology Congress, Aug. 10-14, at Cornell. (July 29, 2008)