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Prasad testifies on promise, peril of digital currencies

Cornell economist Eswar Prasad testified July 18 before the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Monetary Policy and Trade in Washington, D.C.

Bt eggplant improving lives in Bangladesh

Bt eggplant, or brinjal as it’s known in Bangladesh, is the first genetically engineered food crop to be successfully introduced in South Asia.

Steve Squyres to speak on proposed NASA mission

Planetary scientist Steve Squyres will explain the science behind the proposed Comet Astrobiology Exploration Sample Return mission July 26.

China cracks top 20 in Global Innovation Index

China broke into the world’s top 20 most-innovative economies as Switzerland retained its No. 1 spot in the 2018 Global Innovation Index ranking, published annually by Cornell and its partners.

Atkinson's Academic Venture Fund awards $1.5M to 12 projects

The Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future’s Academic Venture Fund has awarded $1.5 million to a range of projects that will provide sustainable solutions around the world, from the Finger Lakes to the Pamir Mountains in Central Asia.

Decade-long galaxy survey releases final catalog

The last data release and final official survey paper from the Arecibo Legacy Fast ALFA survey, a 13-year project led by Cornell astronomers, has just been published.

African lawyers gain expertise at death penalty institute

Cornell Law School’s Makwanyane Institute welcomed 14 African lawyers to campus, where they’ll get intensive training to represent those facing the death penalty in Africa.

‘Collaboratory’ shares ideas on food, healing, justice

The Ecological Learning Collaboratory brought people from Africa, South Asia and North America to interact with Cornell faculty.

Eight new trustees elected to Cornell board

At its May 26 meeting, the Cornell Board of Trustees elected three new trustees to four-year terms; four others were elected by constituent groups.