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Technology ambassadors send Cornell library computers, software to Iraqi schools

The Cornell Computer Reuse Association is collecting computers and software from Cornell University Library and other campus departments to send to Iraqi schools. (Dec. 3, 2008)

Nanomanufactured polymer film could lead to lower-cost solar cells

A new method uses polymer chemistry to 'self-assemble' a dye-based photovoltaic cell. (Nov. 24, 2008)

Agribusiness Economic Outlook Conference <br />slated for Dec. 9

Hosted by the Department of Applied Economics and Management, the annual conference takes a look at next year's financial prospects for agriculture and agricultural products. (Nov. 19, 2008)

Soil study suggests future climate change models should be revised

A detailed analysis of black carbon - the residue of burned organic matter - in computer climate models suggests that those models may be overestimating climate change predictions. (Nov. 18, 2008)

New TV show features healthy eating, local foods and N.Y. agriculture

A new television program, 'From Farm to Table,' which airs in the Albany area but is also available online, can help consumers take full advantage of the culinary bounty of the region and eat more healthfully. (Nov. 18, 2008)

What to do with rotten, smelly garbage when the nearest dumpster is 100 million miles away

Jean Hunter, associate professor of agricultural and biological engineering, has devised a way to deal with rotten, smelly garbage in the one place where you can't throw out the trash - space. (Nov. 17, 2008)

Pilot program builds corps of 'green retirees' to serve as environmental stewards

In the pilot program, two Cornell researchers are training an environmental volunteer corps of retirees with the skills critically needed to tackle environmental threats. (Nov. 13, 2008)

LEED is the new building standard, say developers at Cornell conference

About a year and a half ago, the market began demanding more green buildings, said a private developer in a panel discussion on the intersection of development and sustainability Nov. 7 at Cornell Law School. (Nov. 12, 2008)

Einaudi Center funds research on food crisis, World Trade Organization, biofuels and more

Proposal topics include WTO disciplines and biofuels; the process of social displacement and militarization; and the world food crisis as a lens on global development. (Nov. 10, 2008)