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‘Triangle 2’ plastic containers may see environmental makeover

Recyclable plastic containers with the No. 2 designation could become even more popular for manufacturers as plastic milk jugs, dish soap and shampoo bottles may soon get an environmental makeover.

A hunger fighter empowers farmers with NextGen Cassava

Alfred Ozimati, Ph.D. ’18, is breeding the latest in disease-resistant cassava that meets the needs of subsistence farmers, thanks to the NextGen Cassava project run by Cornell.

Study explores micromobility, improper parking in 5 cities

New research co-authored by Nicholas Klein in the Department of City and Regional Plannning studies improper scooter, e-bike and motor vehicle parking in five U.S. cities.

Ornithology lab releases high-resolution migration maps

Combining observations from human bird watchers with topographical information satellites and information about light at night, the Cornell Lab of Ornithology’s eBird program has just released animated migration maps.

Faculty forge archaeology partnership at Pompeii

Caitlín Barrett and Kathryn Gleason ’79 have been collaborating since 2016 on the excavation and survey of a large house and garden site, the Casa della Regina Carolina Project, at Pompeii in southern Italy.

Cornellians’ company gets $15M in venture funding

Ursa Space Systems, a geospatial intelligence agency located in Ithaca and founded by alumni Adam Maher and Derek Edinger, and Julie Baker, recently obtained $15 million in Series B funding.

Improved CRISPR gene drive solves problems of old tech

Cornell researchers have described a new type of gene drive with the potential to delay resistance that wild populations employ to fend off the genetic engineering of desired mutations.

New RMC exhibit celebrates black women in media

The exhibit “More than Reported: Images of Black Women from the Cornell Hip Hop Archives” features music and media icons from the 1970s through the early 2000s. It runs through June.

Einaudi Center awards eight faculty grants

This year’s seed and small grants from the Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies are launching Cornell faculty’s big global initiatives.

Cornell expands travel protocols due to coronavirus

Cornell announced an update March 2 of university travel guidelines with relation to the coronavirus that are consistent with direction from the New York State Department of Health.

Center for Social Sciences names 2020-21 faculty fellows

Eleven early-career faculty members from six colleges and schools will participate in yearlong fellowships advancing ambitious research projects in the social sciences.

Migrations initiative announces cross-campus awards

Cornell faculty members are finding answers to questions related to a world on the move with a boost from Cornell’s first Migrations grants, awarded by the “Migrations” Global Grand Challenge.