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‘One-stop shop’ marks century of ag research, extension on L.I.

The Long Island Horticultural Research and Extension Center on Sept. 22 will celebrate a century of applied research and education supporting the region’s agricultural and horticultural businesses.

Statistical analysis aims to solve Greek volcano mystery

Archaeologist Sturt Manning hopes to settle one of modern archaeology’s longstanding disputes: the date of a volcanic eruption on the Greek island of Santorini, traditionally known as Thera. 

Aggressive breast cancer linked to African ancestry

Weill Cornell Medicine investigators have identified definitive biological links between African ancestry and disease processes that affect an aggressive cancer type called triple-negative breast cancer.

An integrated framework for atmospheric and climate modeling

Cornell University will lead a four-year, $2 million project sponsored by the National Science Foundation to implement a multi-container software framework for the Weather Research and Forecasting Model.

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Stanton Shannon, researcher of corn, onions and squash, dies at 94

Stanton Shannon, who supported New York farmers through his research on sweet corn, onions and squash, died Jan. 6 in Riverside, California. He was 94.

Discovery explains cancer chemotherapy resistance, offers solution

Researchers have uncovered a novel pathway that explains how cancer cells become resistant to chemotherapies, which in turn offers a potential solution for preventing chemo-resistance.

Do trucks mean Trump? AI shows how humans misjudge images

A study of commons mistakes humans made while guessing whether a neighborhood voted for Joe Biden or Donald Trump based on a single Google Street View image may help us make better decisions about visual information.

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New Jewish studies major approved in College of Arts & Sciences

Students who major in Jewish Studies will critically analyze Jewish cultures, histories, literatures, media, thought, and religion.

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AAP’s Yoon receives Leonardo da Vinci World Award of Arts

The World Cultural Council recognized J. Meejin Yoon, B.Arch. ’95, the Gale and Ira Drukier Dean of the College of Architecture, Art and Planning, for extraordinary accomplishments as an architect and educator, including designs of innovative public spaces and memorials committed to community and social justice.

Archaeological conference expands discussion beyond colonial roots

Organizers added a strikethrough to the conference name this year, recognizing that the word “frontier” is rooted in a history of white-settler colonialism.

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Poet Solmaz Sharif, reading Sept. 29, considers ‘literary citizenship’

Her books of poetry are “Looks” and “Customs”; part of the Fall 2022 Barbara & David Zalaznick Reading Series for the Creative Writing Program.

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Rossiter honored for 'writing women back into the history of science'

Her major work, “Women Scientists in America,” published in three volumes between 1982 and 2012, has redrawn the historical landscape of women in science.

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