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African rice farmers test traditions against NY climate

Few farmers attempt to grow rice in the Northeast’s short growing season, but a team of farmers, with the help of Cornell scientists, are experimenting with rice-growing methods to suit New York’s climate.

Cornell tackles ‘migrations’ global challenge

Researchers from every corner of Cornell are mobilizing to tackle one of the grand challenges of the modern era – migration – with a new initiative that launched Oct. 1.

CCE summer interns extend and explore

Twenty-nine Cornell undergraduates spent their summers working and conducting research in communities across New York state as Cornell Cooperative Extension interns.

Symposium bridges cancer research across Cornell

The second annual Intercampus Cancer Symposium, Oct. 11 at the Cornell College of Veterinary Medicine, will highlight the wide range of cancer research taking place at Cornell’s Ithaca campus and at Weill Cornell Medicine in New York City.

Six projects receive Innovative Teaching and Learning Awards

This year’s Innovative Teaching and Learning Award winners will give Cornell students a host of new opportunities and experiences, thanks to faculty grants ranging from $5,000 to $25,000.

Staff News

Plants use a common ‘language’ for emergency alerts

New research finds that, under threat, plants can communicate with one another in the form of airborne chemicals known as volatile organic compounds, which transfer information.

Online tool helps guide wildlife repopulation efforts

A multidisciplinary team with the Cornell Wildlife Health Lab has created StaPOPd, an online tool that tells users how many plants or animals they need to introduce into a habitat in order to establish a stable population.

Study illuminates link between anglerfish, bacteria

Researchers, including Tory Hendry, assistant professor of microbiology, have uncovered new insights into a symbiosis between bioluminescent bacteria and deep-sea anglerfish. 

Cornell researchers reveal molecular basis of vision

Cornell and Stanford University researchers have solved the three-dimensional structure of a protein complex involved in vertebrate vision at atomic resolution.