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Ape communication explored at Cornell event

Three Cornell faculty respondents and an Israeli professor explored the implications of the latest findings on primate culture and communication March 6.

Course integrates science, language, culture and research at Chilean vineyards

The course Molecular Diagnostics: from Lab to Viñedo took 20 Cornell students to vineyards in Chile to do research and learn about the culture.

Einaudi Center travel grants to send 100 graduate students packing

One hundred Cornell graduate students have been awarded travel grants from the Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies for the 2018-1019 academic year.

Study aims to improve, protect Northeast sugar maples

A Cornell project seeks to help maple syrup producers get more sap from less land, decrease its cost and protect sugar maple trees.

Researchers identify the cells that trigger flowering

In new research, scientists discovered the specific cells in which the Flowering Locus protein, which causes plants to flower, is produced.

Cornell to help jump-start seven NY businesses

Seven New York state businesses have been awarded funding to participate in the Cornell Center for Materials Research JumpStart Program, through which they will collaborate with Cornell faculty members to develop and improve their products.

Maple season off to fits and starts

In spite of 2018 being the fifth warmest February in New York state’s recorded history, March has been unseasonably cool, which has stalled the state’s maple syrup production.

Farmers get guidance on growing new perennial grains

While most industrial grain crops are annuals that must be replanted every year, a new perennial grain called Kernza has hit the markets with growing interest from restaurants, bakeries and brewers.

New obesity solutions may be on the tip of your tongue

Cornell food scientists have discovered that when mice are fed a high-fat diet and become obese, they lose nearly 25 percent of their tongue’s taste buds – possibly encouraging them to eat more food.