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Diane Bailey to head Cornell Institute for Digital Agriculture

Diane Bailey, the Geri Gay Professor of Communication, has been named director of the Cornell Institute for Digital Agriculture.

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2021 was Northeast’s third-warmest year since 1895

For the Northeastern U.S., the year 2021 was third warmest – at an average of 49.5 degrees, which ties the year 2020 – since 1895, says the Northeast Regional Climate Center.

Bald eagle rebound stunted by poisoning from lead ammunition

A new study finds that despite increasing numbers of bald eagles, poisoning from eating dead carcasses or parts contaminated by lead shot has reduced population growth by 4% to 6% annually in the Northeast.

Upstate residents skittish on building utility-scale solar

As New York prepares for a carbon-free energy future, public support for utility-scale solar farms is much lower than support for smaller solar projects, says new Cornell research.

Cornell scientists coolly recall fiery volcano visit

Far above the isle of La Palma in Spain’s Canary Islands, two Cornell scientists closely examined the airborne effects of the erupting Cumbre Vieja volcano.

Heart monitor, ‘tinder for musicians’ win Big Ideas Competition

Four teams of undergraduate students were named winners of the Big Ideas Competition at Cornell, with ideas that help musicians connect, detect heart problems, train unemployed young adults and help with pollution issues in developing countries.

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3D semiconductor particles offer 2D properties

Cornell researchers have found that 3D semiconductor particles have 2D properties, which can be leveraged for photoelectrochemical processes that boost solar energy conversion technologies.

Ambitious initiative aims to achieve zero-hunger, zero-carbon food systems

A new initiative at the Tata-Cornell Institute for Agriculture and Nutrition (TCI) will chart a path for reducing the greenhouse gas emissions associated with agriculture while meeting the nutritional demands of growing populations.

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Summer Scholars program set to boost DEI, digital ag efforts

Cornell AgriTech’s Summer Research Scholars Program is increasing the number of underrepresented student participants and boosting expertise in digital agricultural technology, thanks to a grant of nearly $500,000 from the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA).

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