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Design team creates an efficient little library in Buffalo

A permanent outdoor mini-library in a community garden in Buffalo was created by associate professor of architecture Caroline O’Donnell’s design firm.

Groundwater loss prompts more California land sinking

Despite higher-than-normal amounts of rain in early 2017, the large agricultural and metropolitan communities that rely on groundwater in central California experienced only a short respite from an ongoing drought.

Just add sun: McGovern startup converts CO2 into fuel

A greenhouse gas may soon get a public relations makeover, as Cornell startup Dimensional Energy has developed a way to add sunlight to carbon dioxide to create an environmentally friendly fuel.

Cross-college Program in Environment and Sustainability launches

Starting this fall, the Environmental and Sustainability Sciences major will become available to CALS and College of Arts and Sciences students.

Trace metals make a big splash with marine microorganisms

A new study shows trace metals, deposited by aerosols in the atmosphere, have a hefty impact on marine biota, affecting biological productivity.

Golf turf expert wins posthumous award for NY impact

Bob Portmess, MPS ’08, who died in 2016 at age 60, earned a posthumous Excellence in IPM Award from New York State Integrated Pest Management Aug. 10.

American literature scholar kicks off Botanic Gardens’ lecture series Aug. 29

Cornell historian George Hutchinson will deliver the 2018 William and Jane Torrence Harder Lecture Wednesday, Aug. 29, at 5:30 p.m. in Call Auditorium.

Campaign aims to bring climate science to every US high school

The Paleontological Research Institution and the university’s Sea Grant program raising funds to bring climate change science to every U.S. high school.

Nonnative zooplankton species found in Lake Erie

Cornell aquatic taxonomists have detected two new nonnative zooplankton species in the Great Lakes – their fourth such discovery in the past two years.