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Facilities, campus services staff recognized for achievements

The awards honored excellence among the 1,000 staff who keep the university running, in areas from trades and building care to finance, engineering, transportation and maintenance.

Research in Focus: Greeshma Gadikota invents technologies to capture and upcycle carbon dioxide

Greeshma Gadikota’s lab has pulled carbon dioxide from smokestack-like conditions and locked it in solid form. The possibilities are staggering.

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Worms as a model for personalized medicine

Researchers have used a simple roundworm, Caenorhabditis elegans, as an experimental model to investigate inter-individual variation in metabolism.

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Phosphate biosensors could lead to more efficient fertilizer usage

New tools and methods that enable the visualization and quantification of phosphate content in plants at the single-cell level could help agricultural researchers understand how crop plants use this important nutrient.

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Preventing scrollers’ remorse: How to know what users want

A new model can help online media companies figure out what gives users long-term satisfaction – not just the instant gratification of continual scrolling – which may result in less time spent on the platform, but fewer users who quit entirely.

Teens explore careers, campus life at annual 4-H conference

More than 180 young people from across New York state and the Philadelphia area got a taste of campus life and future career paths during the annual 4-H Career Explorations Conference, June 28-30.

Furthering belonging and equity: Moore ’22 taking his experience forward

An ILRie who served as an Intergroup Dialogue Project facilitator for three years says the program helps students how they're not alone and builds capacity for others to not feel alone. 

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Biological engineer Dan Aneshansley dies at 79

Dan Aneshansley, Ph.D. ’72, professor emeritus of biological and environmental engineering, whose research impacted the state’s dairy and fruit production, died July 3. He was 79.

Sustainable preservation certificate launches to address climate concerns

The growth of “green” building and energy efficiency initiatives has been accelerating, but it's not the ideal solution. By reusing the existing built environment, sustainable preservation is an essential tool for meeting climate goals.

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Scientists identify key molecular protector of gut health

A protein called Zbtb46, expressed by specialized immune cells, has a major role in protecting the gastrointestinal tract from excessive inflammation, according to a study from researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine.

Entomologists seek safer pest management tech for NYS

Specialty crop entomologists from Cornell AgriTech and the New York State Integrated Pest Management Program  will use a three-year, $450,000 grant from the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets to evaluate alternatives for controlling insect pests that threaten the state’s $1.4 billion specialty crop industry.

Research of four ILR professors featured

The August issue of the ILR Review includes articles co-authored by Adam Seth Litwin, Ian Greer, John McCarthy and JR Keller, exploring a range of work topics.

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