Forty years after astronomer Carl Sagan helped people explore space through his “Cosmos” television series, a new season of scientific adventures will air on the National Geographic Channel, beginning March 9.
Students in fields ranging from computer science and engineering to business, agriculture and animal science convened at the second Digital Agriculture Hackathon, Feb. 28-March 1, with a shared purpose: to combine their disparate skills to brainstorm ways to make the world a better place.
Researchers from Cornell and the Mars Global Food Safety Center can complete whole-genome sequencing to determine salmonella serotypes in two hours and the whole identification process within eight hours.
March 12 will mark Cornell’s sixth Giving Day, a 24-hour fundraising celebration in which Cornellians come together to support the areas they care most deeply about – and engage in some friendly competition.
The Collegetown Small Business Alliance – in partnership with Cornell, the city of Ithaca and others – has created a new light pole banner program in Collegetown. The banners were designed by Sheri Guo ’22.
Most birth control options rely on women to manage, but promising Cornell research from the lab of Paula Cohen, professor of genetics in the College of Veterinary Medicine, may be changing the game by tackling male contraception.
Trained Cornell Cooperative Extension agents teamed with New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets personnel across the state to offer free and confidential on-farm readiness reviews to insure that farmers can meet new produce safety standards.
Soil scientist Johannes Lehmann and Nathaniel Stern ’99 collaborated on experimental pyrolysis techniques to “age” modern technology and media – cellphones, laptops, tablets, floppy disks – for Stern’s art exhibit in Milwaukee.
The “Leadership Skills for Success” workshop, March 24-25 in the Stocking Hall Conference Center, promises to help participants develop the critical communication and supervisory skills needed to build and lead their teams.