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Bt eggplant improving lives in Bangladesh

Bt eggplant, or brinjal as it’s known in Bangladesh, is the first genetically engineered food crop to be successfully introduced in South Asia.

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.

Dairy barn implements poop-to-power system

Cornell’s College of Veterinary Medicine Teaching Dairy Barn has installed a system that separates manure from sand bedding that is healthier for cows and creates muck perfect for making electricity.

Designers to unveil 'RRRolling Stones' at NYC sculpture park

A movable outdoor seating system designed by architecture faculty members Leslie Lok and Sasa Zivkovic and made from 3D-printed concrete will be unveiled July 12 at Socrates Sculpture Park in Queens.

Scholars train for research in real-world settings

Thirty-three researchers from across the globe visited the Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research last month to learn how to conduct research through community partnerships that will inform real-world practices and decisions.

NY high schoolers dig into food security issues

New York state high school students came to campus June 29 for the New York Youth Institute, an ambitious program that aims to build a core of young leaders to battle hunger around the world.

Engineers test device for monitoring NY state park water quality

Ruth Richardson, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering, this summer is testing a water-monitoring system that could cut the time state swim areas are closed from 30 hours to 90 minutes.

Career Explorations puts future in 4-H'ers hands

More than 500 middle and high school students from across New York gathered at Cornell’s Ithaca campus June 26-28 to participate in workshops taught by Cornell faculty, staff and graduate students during the annual 4-H Career Explorations conference.

Scientists sic samurai wasps on stink bugs

Cornell researchers have released samurai wasps on 24 farms throughout New York to test how well they control brown marmorated stink bugs, an agricultural and household pest.