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Ag tech can cut billions of tons of greenhouse gas emissions

As the world seeks to avoid climate extremes, employing state-of-the art agricultural technology could result in more than 13 billion tons of net negative greenhouse gas emissions annually.

Botanic Gardens Lecture Explores the Legacy of W. S. Merwin, Poet, Conservationist, and Gardener

Sonnet Kekilia Coggins, executive director of the Merwin Conservancy, will explore the life and legacy of W.S. Merwin in the Torrence Harder Lecture, “What is a Garden? W.S. Merwin’s Life in Poems, Palms, and Place,” Sept. 13 in Call Auditorium.

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Promising quantum state found during error correction research

Cornell researchers unexpectedly discovered the presence of “quantum spin-glass” while conducting research designed to learn more about quantum algorithms and, relatedly, new strategies for error correction in quantum computing.

NYT columnist to be featured at Kops Lecture

Jamelle Bouie, columnist for the New York Times, will be the featured speaker at the 2023 Daniel W. Kops Freedom of the Press Lecture, Sept. 12 at 5 p.m. in Klarman Hall’s Rhodes-Rawlings Auditorium.

11 new faculty to join Bowers CIS

The new additions have expertise in a broad range of computing and information science fields and will shape the next generation of tech leaders and innovators.

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Over 80 students receive NSF graduate fellowships

Eighty-four graduate students have been selected as new National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF GRFP) fellows, joining Cornell’s community of nearly 250 NSF GRFP fellows.

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New research sheds light on origins of social behaviors

Cornell biologists report that fruit flies’ visual system, not just chemical receptors, is deeply involved in their social behaviors, which sheds light on the possible origin of differences in human social behaviors, such as those seen in people with autism.

From bottom up, bureaucrats elevate climate change as priority

Staff have reoriented international organizations to tackle climate change more aggressively despite member states’ disagreement on how to address the issue, new Cornell research finds.

Broome County chefs flavor CCE Women of Food event

Cornell Cooperative Extension Broome County’s inaugural “Women of Food” event featured local chefs preparing their signature plates and telling personal stories about the foods and relationships that launched their culinary journeys.

Study finds how some ion channels form structures permitting drug delivery

A member of an important class of ion channel proteins can transiently rearrange itself into a larger structure with dramatically altered properties, according to a study led by researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine.

Seeing a bright future for hemp in NYS

Hailee Greene MBA '24 wants to build the first industrial hemp processing facility in the northeast.

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The age of the mompreneur: Empowering working mothers

In the Keynote “The Boss of Me: Entrepreneurship and Motherhood,” Andrea Ippolito shares insights into what it takes for women to thrive as working mothers in today’s competitive, fast-paced labor market.

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