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N.Y. honeybees stung hard by varroa mite, researchers find

A small mite is causing big trouble for New York state's honeybee population and putting in peril the fruit and vegetable crops that depend on these pollinators.

Cornell to team with IBM to protect global milk supply

Cornell and IBM announced a joint research project June 23 that will use genetic sequencing and big-data analyses to help keep the global milk supply safe.

Berry for your thoughts: Contest seeks name for grape

Big on flavor, aroma and size, Cornell's newest grape lacks one defining feature: a name. Grape breeder Bruce Reisch ’76 is offering the public the chance to name it.

Cornell engineers transform food waste into green energy

In a classic tale of turning trash into treasure, two processes soon may be the favored dynamic duo to turn food waste into green energy, says a new Cornell-led study in Bioresource Technology.

Graduate student honored for grape disease research

Graduate student Megan Hall's research of sour rot grape disease earned her the 2017 Presidents' Award for Scholarship in Viticulture from the American Society of Enology and Viticulture.

Atkinson's Academic Venture Fund awards $1.8M to 15 projects

The Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future's Academic Venture Fund awarded $1.8 million in 2017, with 15 grants to seed novel approaches to some of the world's greatest sustainability challenges.

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Symposium showcases Geneva Station work June 23

Fascinating science is being done at the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station (NYSAES), and student researchers are eager to share their work June 23 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Jordan Hall.

Climate Change Garden offers a lens into the future

The university's Climate Change Demonstration Garden, located at the Cornell Botanic Gardens, illustrates how future temperature conditions may affect plants.

Cornell's Jack'd Jerky selected as food contest finalist

Cornell's Jack'd Jerky – a nutritious, vegan on-the-go snack – is a finalist for the Institute of Food Technologists' Student Association & Mars Product Development Competition June 25-28 in Las Vegas.