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Fern’s sequenced genome holds environmental promise

A tiny fern may provide global impact for sinking atmospheric carbon dioxide and fixing nitrogen in agriculture, as its genome was sequenced by a Boyce Thompson Institute and Cornell scientist.

Career Explorations puts future in 4-H'ers hands

More than 500 middle and high school students from across New York gathered at Cornell’s Ithaca campus June 26-28 to participate in workshops taught by Cornell faculty, staff and graduate students during the annual 4-H Career Explorations conference.

Sustainable economic strategies spur engaged research interest

Erie County officials shared initiatives focused on sustainability and economic growth, quality of life and building strong communities with faculty at a recent roundtable.

New tech may revolutionize NY wastewater treatment

Biological Energy, a company based in Ithaca, has developed technology that has the potential to revolutionize wastewater treatment.

'Oculi' pavilion opens to public at NYC arts festival

Connecting upstate and downstate, urban and rural, a pavilion made from reused metal grain bins opened to the public June 23 on Governors Island in lower New York Harbor. Four Cornell faculty members collaborated on the project with a team including students and alumni.

ILR’s High Road fellows make an impact on Western New York

The High Road fellowship program is sending 21 undergraduates to work with Western New York community-based organizations.

Center for Conservation Social Sciences looks at human role in nature

The newly renamed Center for Conservation Social Sciences will work to understand the public's relationship with natural conservation.

‘Elegant’ design could lead to more powerful, safer lithium metal battery

A group led by chemical engineering professor Lynden Archer and Snehashis Choudhury, Ph.D. '18, proposes a new way to think about the electrolyte structure of a lithium metal battery. 

Future of right whales depends on adaptive conservation policies

Humanity may forfeit the chance to save North Atlantic right whales from extinction if conservation policies are not drawn up and implemented fast, says a new Cornell study in Oceanography.