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Cornell’s food systems students detail experiences in book

The students in Cornell’s first two cohorts of the community food systems minor now have global experience in the world of sustenance, which they’ve shared in a book, “In the Field.”

‘Ocean Outbreak’ tells tales of a rising tide in trouble

After the United Nations’ warning on May 6 that a million of Earth’s species are threatened with extinction, Drew Harvell’s new book, “Ocean Outbreak,” examines four sentinel animals that live under the sea.

BTI pangenome may lead to tastier, heartier tomatoes

Researchers from Boyce Thompson Institute have collected the genome sequences of 725 different wild tomato types to create a pangenome, which will help breeders develop better strains.

Future cartons will track milk from farm to fridge

Cornell food scientists are designing the milk carton of the future that will give consumers precise “best by” dates and improve sustainability by reducing food waste.

Student research has CURB appeal

The student-run symposium recognizes research achievement and provides a venue for undergraduates to communicate their work in a scholarly environment.

Cornell scientists discover new antibiotic resistance gene

While sifting through the bacterial genome of salmonella, Cornell food scientists discovered mcr-9, a stealthy jumping gene so diabolical that it resists one of the world’s few last-resort antibiotics.

Agronomist Madison Wright dies at 95

Madison J. Wright, professor emeritus of agronomy whose efforts helped establish soybean production in New York, died April 27 in Ithaca. He was 95.

UV light may be ripe to replace chemicals in fungus fight

Thanks to research led by Cornell AgriTech’s David Gadoury, farmers may no longer have to rely on fungicides to control powdery mildew, a rampant plant fungal disease.

Science, diversity celebrated at CALS Day

CALS Day took on a festival atmosphere with more than 35 science exhibits, food, animals, tie-dye and music during a celebration of the diversity of the college’s research and people.