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Cornell researchers win $3.7 million in grants to help create vibrant New York agricultural future

The 27 projects funded by the New York Farm Viability Institute are designed to produce measurable results at the farm level and create a vibrant and viable agricultural industry statewide. (March 6, 2008)

One-third of men have endured the painful procedure -- all for evolutionary purpose, says researcher

The reason that almost 25 percent of indigenous societies practice some form of male genital cutting may be to reduce pregnancies from extramarital sex and reduce conflict among men, says researcher. (March 6, 2008)

Secure voting systems may result from federal grant <br />to computer scientist

Assistant Professor Rafael Pass has received a five-year, $450,000 award from the National Science Foundation to conduct research that could lead to secure online voting systems and improved Internet security overall. (March 5, 2008)

Rural preschoolers get short shrift in access to early education programs

Rural preschoolers in poor communities in New York state have significantly less access to quality early education programs than their urban and suburban counterparts, finds a new Cornell study. (March 3, 2008)

Business as usual not an option for rescuing world food system, says Cornell's Pinstrup-Andersen

The global food system is in disarray: Prices of fuel and food are skyrocketing; weather is wreaking havoc; and subsidies are misdirected. There is an urgent need for new policy priorities, says Per Pinstrup-Andersen in a Cornell Perspectives piece. (March 3, 2008)

ILR Oral History Project documents unsung heroes of the struggle against alcoholism in the workplace

The video testimonies of four recovering alcoholics, all pioneers in the field of alcohol abuse prevention in the workplace, lend an authentic voice to the ILR School's Oral History Project. (Feb. 29, 2008)

AAAS session debates pitfalls and hidden costs of making online research articles freely available

Open access to peer-reviewed journals was a hot topic for Cornell researchers speaking at the American Association for the Advancement of Science annual meeting, Feb. 14-18. (Feb. 21, 2008)

Cornell engineering conference in March to focus on sustainable energy

The 25th annual Cornell Engineering Alumni Association Conference, March 28-29, will focus on alternative energy research and economics. (Feb. 21, 2008)

New York small businesses receive JumpStart awards

Three businesses in New York state have been selected to receive JumpStart awards with the Cornell Center for Materials Research for this semester. (Feb. 21, 2008)