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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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Lei recognized for livestock feed enzyme inventions

Animal Science Professor Xingen Lei has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors, in recognition of his groundbreaking work on livestock phosphorus nutrition that improves global animal agriculture, preserves non-renewable phosphorus, and protects the environment. 

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Glass half full: Cornell’s COP26 delegation returns informed, inspired

Cornell COP26 delegation fueled the climate conversation in Glasgow, building new and unexpected connections to catalyze extraordinary change with support from Cornell Atkinson.

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Shifting meetings, conventions online curbs climate change

The COVID-19 pandemic has shown humanity a new way to reduce climate change: Nix in-person conventions. Putting meetings online can reduce carbon footprints by 94%, says a Cornell study.

Climate-driven disease compromises seagrass health

In an oceanic omen for climate change’s intensifying effects, Cornell-led research shows that seagrass suffers from a wasting disease and root-system deterioration.  

Electric uprising: What will it take to make the transition to electric vehicles?

Cornell faculty weigh in on what it will take to transition to electric vehicles and alumni explain their companies’ roles in bring about this change.

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ESG pressure takes center stage at the 2021 Emerging Markets Institute conference

Emerging markets are making progress in environmental, social, and governance (ESG) efforts but also face hurdles, including metrics and governance.

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