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Radio interview discusses progress of the Dryden Rail Trail

Todd Bittner, Director of Natural Areas, Cornell Botanic Gardens, and member of Dryden Rail Trail Task Force discussing how the Dryden Rail Trail "connects communities" in Tompkins County.

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Sustainability tips help staff take action

The Campus Sustainability Office and campus-wide Green Teams have launched a 'tip of the month' campaign to help staff identify easy ways to make the workplace more sustainable. 

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$1M NASA grant to improve carbon monitoring in East Africa

Cornell researchers will develop the first high-resolution carbon monitoring system for East Africa that combines “bottom up” ecological modeling with “top down” satellite data, thanks to a three-year, $1 million NASA grant.

Library launches future with FOLIO

Cornell University Library pioneers in adapting open source system, FOLIO.

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Four Specialists Join New York Sea Grant

Four new extension specialists have joined New York Sea Grant (NYSG) in its mission of “Bringing Science to the Shore” as part of a collaborative program between Cornell and the State University of New York.

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Wilson wins grant to explore rare earth element opportunities

Justin Wilson has received a grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to develop more efficient methods of separating rare earth elements, which are found in wind turbines, liquid crystal displays, batteries, and portable electronics.

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Northwest heat wave ‘should not have been possible’

After stifling temperatures parked over the Pacific Northwest in late June, scientists – including Cornell’s Flavio Lehner – said climate change triggered it.

Small molecule plays outsize role in controlling nanoparticle

A breakthrough imaging technique enabled Cornell researchers to gain new insights into how tiny ligands adsorb on the surface of nanoparticles and how they can tune a particle’s shape.

Transportation innovations could boost public health

A Cornell-led team has used transdisciplinary systems modeling to calculate the future health benefits of vehicle electrification, driverless cars and ride-sharing in the United States.