Machine learning bests humans in whale call detection

In a watershed “human vs. machine” moment, a machine learning algorithm has detected tricky blue whale calls in sound recordings with greater accuracy and speed than human experts.

‘One-stop shop’ marks century of ag research, extension on L.I.

The Long Island Horticultural Research and Extension Center on Sept. 22 will celebrate a century of applied research and education supporting the region’s agricultural and horticultural businesses.

An integrated framework for atmospheric and climate modeling

Cornell University will lead a four-year, $2 million project sponsored by the National Science Foundation to implement a multi-container software framework for the Weather Research and Forecasting Model.

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Clean Water Act turns 50: conference celebrates progress, fosters connections

The Social Cost of Water Pollution conference, sponsored by Cornell Atkinson, celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Clean Water Act and brought together academics and EPA officials.

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Arts and Sciences welcomes new faculty for 2022-23

Fifteen new faculty are bringing innovative ideas in a wide range of topics to the College of Arts & Sciences’ nexus of discovery and impact, including climate change, astronomy, identity studies and the economy.

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Turner Fellows to advance agricultural development research at Cornell

Eight graduate students from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) arrived at Cornell in August as the inaugural cohort of Thomas Wyatt Turner Fellows, as participants in a one-year program designed to support next-generation leaders in inclusive and sustainable agricultural development.

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Cornell Atkinson and Partners Advance Climate-Smart Agriculture Projects

Cornell Atkinson will partner on two climate-smart agriculture projects announced today as part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s initiative Partnerships for Climate-Smart Commodities

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Sound, light artists to lead celebration of Cornell Biennial

The Cornell Council for the Arts launches a celebration of its fifth Cornell Biennial – the largest and most international yet – with exhibition tours, performances and a full day of artist panels, Sept. 15-17.

Industry incentives create greener crypto mining

Following concern on energy-hogging cryptocurrency mining, Cornell Engineering research says that carbon capture and renewable energy may help mining operations reduce their wasteful footprint.