Student researchers explore changing chemical reactions

Students in Andrew Musser's lab are working on samples that could shape the future of solar or change the way chemical reactions are performed.

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Sustainability and spirituality in the garden

Students at the Fallen Tree Sustainability Center are learning practical skills and then teaching those skills to a group of 20 community members.

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Studying connections between animal-human health

Nexus Scholars working this summer with Juno Salazar Parreñas are studying how human health is intricately connected to the health of animals, plants and the environment.

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Extreme heat exposure worsens child malnutrition

Extreme heat threatens to reverse progress made in combating early child malnutrition as the planet continues to warm, according to Cornell research focused on five West African nations.

Research in Focus: Greeshma Gadikota invents technologies to capture and upcycle carbon dioxide

Greeshma Gadikota’s lab has pulled carbon dioxide from smokestack-like conditions and locked it in solid form. The possibilities are staggering.

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Biological engineer Dan Aneshansley dies at 79

Dan Aneshansley, Ph.D. ’72, professor emeritus of biological and environmental engineering, whose research impacted the state’s dairy and fruit production, died July 3. He was 79.

Sustainable preservation certificate launches to address climate concerns

The growth of “green” building and energy efficiency initiatives has been accelerating, but it's not the ideal solution. By reusing the existing built environment, sustainable preservation is an essential tool for meeting climate goals.

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Entomologists seek safer pest management tech for NYS

Specialty crop entomologists from Cornell AgriTech and the New York State Integrated Pest Management Program  will use a three-year, $450,000 grant from the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets to evaluate alternatives for controlling insect pests that threaten the state’s $1.4 billion specialty crop industry.

Get off my awn: Cornell Weed Team to compete in Ontario

For the students on the Cornell Weed Team, who face endless marijuana wisecracks from nonscientists, competing in the Northeastern Weed Science Society’s tournament in Guelph is no joke.