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Cornell food scientists awarded $1.67 million to improve fresh food safety

With $1.67 million from the USDA, two Cornell food scientists will work to prevent food-borne pathogens from contaminating fruits and vegetables during all phases of production. (Nov. 3, 2008)

Got cattle? Cornell does, and trains students to prepare them for market

In an animal science course, students learn how to merchandize cattle, which culminated in a sale of replacement beef heifers Oct. 25. (Nov. 3, 2008)

Bob Foote, pioneer in livestock in vitro fertilization and reproduction, dies at 86

Robert H. Foote, a professor emeritus of animal science whose pioneering research led to in vitro fertilization in agricultural livestock, died of lung failure in Ithaca Oct. 27. A memorial service will be held Nov. 9. (Nov. 3, 2008)

Seven Afghan academics visit Cornell for help in improving their curricula

Five deans and two faculty members from the Universities of Kabul, Nangahar, Herat, Balkh and Kandahar in Afghanistan visited Cornell during the week of Oct. 20. (Oct. 23, 2008)

Extension student interns connect Cornell to communities

Thirteen Cornell students served as Cornell Cooperative Extension interns this past summer, working with faculty on community outreach projects they helped to design. (Oct. 22, 2008)

Butternut squash seed oil goes to market -- thanks to Cornell's Food Venture Center

A farmer with surplus butternut squash waste turned to the New York State Food Venture Center at Cornell, which helped develop a new, nutty-tasting butternut squash seed oil. (Oct. 21, 2008)

Michael Latham honored with public lecture in Malaysia

Michael Latham, M.D., professor emeritus and graduate school professor of nutritional sciences at Cornell, was honored Oct. 7 with the Michael Latham Public Lecture in Penang, Malaysia. (Oct. 13, 2008)

Entomologist edits new book on sustainable pest control

Anthony Shelton, Cornell professor of entomology, has co-edited the new book, which informs the debate about using transgenic crops to control pests. (Sept. 29, 2008)

New Cornell drink with protein punch debuts at New York Farm Day in D.C.

Cornell researcher David Barbano has developed new technology to isolate protein and calcium from skim milk to fortify all kinds of drinks with more nutrients. (Sept. 26, 2008)