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Photosynthesis more efficient than believed, study finds

A new study suggests photorespiration wastes little energy and enhances nitrate assimilation, the process that converts nitrate absorbed from the soil into protein.

Predicting when online conversations turn toxic

Cornell researchers have created a model to predict which civil conversations on the Internet might take a toxic turn.

Lilyan Affinito leaves a legacy for women in leadership

Trustee emerita and Presidential Councillor Lilyan Affinito ’53 died June 29 at the age of 86.

eLab startup Specdrums acquired by robotics company

Specdrums, a music technology company and alumnus of Rev: Ithaca Startup Work and Cornell eLab, has been acquired by Sphero, a national robotics firm.

Workshop trains plant scientists to communicate science

A Speaking Science course at Cornell June 25-30 trained early-career plant scientists to share their passion for science with the public.

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.

Carol Warrior, assistant professor of English, dies at 56

Carol Edelman Warrior, assistant professor of English in the College of Arts and Sciences, died July 4 in Montana. She was 56.

Immunology symposium unites Ithaca, New York City scientists

Cornell experts from Ithaca and New York City gathered June 26-27 at the College of Veterinary Medicine for the Immunology in Health and Disease Symposium.

Staff Development Day celebrates 20 years July 25

Staff Development Day, July 25, will celebrate 20 years of helping staff learn about the opportunities available to them to develop their personal and professional lives.

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