Drilling ends and data analysis begins for borehole observatory

The Cornell University Borehole Observatory provides a platform to directly study the temperature, permeability and other characteristics of the rock deep beneath the Ithaca campus – factors that will help the university determine whether to move forward with a proposed plan to warm the Ithaca campus with Earth Source Heat.

Birds report finds losses in all habitats, except wetlands

The 2022 State of the Birds Report reveals that birds are declining overall in every habitat, except wetlands – a finding that could provide a viable strategy for improving outcomes for all birds.

Entrepreneurs find home as Activate Fellows at Praxis Center

Two Cornell graduates, CEOs of Praxis clients REEgen and Soctera, benefit from the vibrant innovation ecosystem at Cornell and Activate’s immersive fellowship program for science entrepreneurs.

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Onshore algae farms could feed the world sustainably

Growing algae onshore could close a projected gap in society’s future nutritional demands while also improving environmental sustainability.

Environmental DNA tech makes reviews faster, cheaper

David Lodge, the Francis J. DiSalvo Director of Cornell Atkinson, urges federal agencies to expand adoption of environmental DNA technologies, which enable faster, cheaper, more accurate environmental reviews.

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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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