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Mahowald to lead conference on atmospheric CO2 removal

Climate change expert Natalie Mahowald will deliver the keynote address on removing atmospheric carbon at the 2019 Polson Institute Future of Development symposium.

Cassava experts gather to champion ‘orphan crop’

Cassava hasn't received the scientific attention of cash crops such as wheat, but the seventh annual meeting of NextGen Cassava hopes to draw attention to the sub-Saharan Africa dietary staple.

Barbara Mix receives NYS Hometown Alumni Award

In recognition of the cumulative and consistent impact of her veterinary and volunteer work in and around her hometown, Barbara Mix, CVM ’82, was named the newest recipient the Cornell New York State Hometown Alumni Award.

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Caring for the best: Cornell at the Westminster dog show

The College of Veterinary Medicine made its debut earlier this month as the official veterinary care provider of the Westminster Kennel Club dog show in New York City.

Leonard Topoleski, vegetable crop expert, dies at 83

Leonard D. Topoleski, professor emeritus of vegetable crops and horticulture, died Feb. 8 in Sayre, Pennsylvania. 

Serendipity reveals sex bias in embryo development

New research by professor of genetics John Schimenti shows that heightened levels of genomic instability can prove fatal to female embryos in mice.

LEAD NY develops leaders in state’s ag community

LEAD NY, in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, helps professionals in the food, agricultural and natural resource industries develop critical leadership skills. 

No-touch sensor measures vital signs of small animals

Cornell engineers have developed a device for measuring the heartbeat and breath rate of conscious small animals without touching them.

Rosario Provvidenti, authority on vegetable diseases, dies at 97

Rosario Provvidenti, Liberty Hyde Bailey Professor Emeritus of plant pathology, died on Feb. 1 in Geneva, New York. He was 97.