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Students have ‘eye-opening’ experiences at Climate Week NYC

Cornell students participated in a weeklong kaleidoscope of climate change-awareness that involved strikes, symposia and meeting world leaders in New York City.

Cornell tackles ‘migrations’ global challenge

Researchers from every corner of Cornell are mobilizing to tackle one of the grand challenges of the modern era – migration – with a new initiative that launched Oct. 1.

CCE summer interns extend and explore

Twenty-nine Cornell undergraduates spent their summers working and conducting research in communities across New York state as Cornell Cooperative Extension interns.

Zombies breathe life into sustainable housing summit

Cornell’s Community and Regional Development Institute hosts “From Zombies to Vacants to Sustainable Housing: Building Resilient Communities,” a symposium Oct. 23-24 on the Cornell campus.

Scientists retrace monarch’s toxin-immunity evolution

By editing specialized genes into laboratory fruit flies, scientists have reconstructed evolution and instantly conferred in the flies the same toxin resistance enjoyed by monarch butterflies.

New metabolic discovery may inform heart disease, diabetes solutions

Science may be inching closer to thwarting obesity, heart disease and Type 2 diabetes, as Cornell biochemists have uncovered a key step in how the human body metabolizes sugar.

Online tool helps guide wildlife repopulation efforts

A multidisciplinary team with the Cornell Wildlife Health Lab has created StaPOPd, an online tool that tells users how many plants or animals they need to introduce into a habitat in order to establish a stable population.

Curbing diesel emission could reduce big city mortality

U.S. cities could see a decline in mortality rates and an improved economy through midcentury if the federal government maintain strong air pollution policies to diminish diesel freight truck exhaust.

‘Migrations’ is theme of Cornell’s first Global Grand Challenge

After an eight-month study, a task force of 16 faculty members has chosen “Migrations” as the theme of the first Cornell Global Grand Challenge, which will tackle the issue with resources from across the university.

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