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Cornell-CARE team to advance gender equity, climate resilience in Niger

A Cornell-CARE team is embarking a new project to examine connections between gender equity and climate resiliency in Niger.

It’s alive: Students snare spiders for museum exhibit

Five undergraduates have captured and prepared about 300 North American spiders for a large exhibit at Toronto's Royal Ontario Museum. The exhibit opens June 16.

Prince Charles gives Cornell reef research a royal shout-out

Research on how plastics adversely affect coral reefs received a royal shout-out from the Prince of Wales.

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New funding supports cassava development in Africa

Cornell will expand efforts to deliver improved varieties of cassava to smallholder farmers in sub-Saharan Africa with $35 million in new funding.

Catherine Bertini to give Wolitzer seminar Feb. 15

Catherine Bertini, former executive director of the U.N.'s World Food Program, will deliver the Joyce Lindower Wolitzer ’76 and Steven Wolitzer Nutritional Seminar Thursday, Feb. 15.

To dye for: Exhibit showcases naturally tinted textiles

An opening for "Quiet Labor," an exhibit featuring naturally dyed textiles, garments, and artworks by participants in the Cornell Natural Dye Studio, took place Feb. 7 at the Cornell Botanic Gardens Nevin Welcome Center and will run until June 25.

Smart herbs, weather app among Engineering Innovation winners

Thirty-three teams entered the Cornell Engineering Innovation Award Competition; prizes were awarded in three categories.

Host-microbe institute poised to expand

The launch of its Undergraduate Research Experience proved to be a highlight of the Cornell Institute of Host-Microbe Interactions' inaugural year.

New 'Tomato Expression Atlas' dives deep into the fruit's flesh

Researchers at Boyce Thompson Institute, Cornell and the U.S. Department of Agriculture have mapped genes in the Tomato Expression Atlas.