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$3.3M in grants to improve soil, plant breeding in Africa

Funding from the NSF and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will partner advanced research expertise with the developing world to improve soil and plant breeding. (Sept. 2, 2010)

Cornell leads fight against the invasive emerald ash borer

As the emerald ash borer starts to invade New York and kill off its ash trees, Cornell researchers are leading the fight against the invasive pest. (Sept. 1, 2010)

Cornell ice cream now available at Trillium Express

Although the Cornell Dairy Bar has closed for several years while Stocking Hall is renovated, Cornell ice cream and other dairy products are now available at Trillium Express. (Aug. 26, 2010)

Minority student researchers present summer work

Students from universities across the country who spent the summer working in Cornell or Syracuse University research labs presented their work at an Aug. 10 symposium in Hollister Hall. (Aug. 11, 2010)

Brushes with genius: Faculty members recall Barbara McClintock at library panel discussion

The donation to Cornell Library of an ear of corn crossbred by the Nobel Prize-winning plant geneticist provided the occasion for a panel of faculty members to reflect on their experiences with McClintock. (Aug. 9, 2010)

'Fearless' aphids ignore warnings, get eaten by ladybugs

Aphids raised on plants genetically engineered to emit a compound that warns surrounding aphids of a predator become accustomed to the chemical and no longer flee when a predator is present. (Aug. 5, 2010)

Rx for landscape woes: Water trees and shrubs, not lawn

High temperatures and low rainfall in the Northeast are taking a toll on plants, shrubs and lawns. Here are things you can do to stay green. (Aug. 5, 2010)

Shelton elected Entomological Society of America fellow

One of 10 new fellows, Tony Shelton will be formally recognized during the society's annual meeting, Dec. 12-15, in San Diego. (July 30, 2010)

Senator Gillibrand helps kick off urban youth farm project

U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and Binghamton, N.Y., Mayor Matt Ryan helped kick off a summer youth employment initiative, an urban farm, as part of the Community Improvement Through Youth Project. (July 16, 2010)