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Data project to support smallholder farmers with goal of ending hunger

An initiative with Cornell leadership seeks to use data to fight food insecurity and map out what these solutions cost.

New study finds harmful pesticides lurking in NY homes

New research from the College of Human Ecology examines the extent of indoor pesticide pollution in New York state rural homes.

Digital agriculture initiative to tackle food security challenges

In response to the call to action for feeding an ever-growing global population, the Cornell Initiative for Digital Agriculture is taking a multidisciplinary approach to the complex challenge. 

Latest Cornell dot features a new cancer weapon: antibodies

Ultrasmall Cornell dots armed with antibodies are another weapon in the fight against cancer, says Uli Wiesner, professor of materials science and engineering.

Students use library portal to talk global health care

Students in the Ethical Issues in Health and Medicine class talked to Palestinian contemporaries via the Cornell Portal Sept. 25.

Symposium examines the potential of machine learning in health care

The Sept. 27-28 symposium “Bridging the Divide: Machine Learning in Medicine,” held at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, brought together researchers and clinicians from Cornell’s Ithaca campus and Weill Cornell Medicine to discuss recent work and initiate collaborations in the field of machine learning in medicine. 

Marker may help target treatments for Crohn’s patients

For the first time, researchers have identified a marker that distinguishes between different subtypes of Crohn's disease.

‘Turbocharging’ photosynthesis increases plant biomass

Scientists from the Boyce Thompson Institute and Cornell have boosted a carbon-craving enzyme called RuBisCO to turbocharge photosynthesis in corn – promising to improve agricultural efficiency and yield.

Weill Cornell Medicine receives $2.7M grant for Diversity Center of Excellence

Weill Cornell Medicine was awarded a $2.7 million grant to establish a Diversity Center of Excellence to increase the number of minority physicians in academic medicine.