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Students’ vegan jerky an international hit at Chinese food conference

Three Cornell students brought home honors from a global product development competition in China for their original vegan jerky snack.

Dec. 5 global soil painting competition illustrates soil’s vital role

Graduate student Kirsten Kurtz is on a mission to save soil and turn our attention to its natural beauty by using it as paint.

Cornell group explores future of indoor farming

Indoor farming entrepreneurs and experts came to Cornell in early November to learn how to create viable businesses for local vegetables and produce grown indoors.

Cornell, DEC launch new hemlock pest biocontrol lab

Cornell and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation announced the creation of a new biological control lab on campus to protect the state’s ecologically important hemlock trees.

Graduate students spark public interest in electricity

At the Science Cabaret Nov. 14 at Ithaca’s Coltivare restaurant, doctoral student Josue San Emeterio shared the mysteries of electricity.

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Ault urges changes to proposed N.Y. climate change mitigation bill

Toby Ault, assistant professor of earth and atmospheric sciences, suggested strong carbon-tracking improvements be included in a proposed New York State Senate bill to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions.

Cornell students meet, learn from COP23 world leaders

For the first week of 2017’s Conference of the Parties in Bonn, Germany, Nov. 6-17, seven Cornell students met with business and government leaders from around the world.

In bee decline, fungicides emerge as improbable villain

To understand bumblebee population declines, a Cornell-led team examined environmental stressors. They found a shocker: fungicides.

Geoengineering might address climate change, MacMartin tells Congress

Geoengineering could be a valuable part of a comprehensive strategy for managing climate change impacts, a Cornell expert told Congress Nov. 8.