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Food insecurity can be blamed on unemployment economics rather than on coronavirus hot spots, doctoral candidate Anne Byrne said in testimony Sept. 9 before at a New York State Assembly hearing.

Morgan Irons is about to help make space-exploration history – and all she needed was a shovel and some dirt.

The Plant Science Research Network presents an action plan for its researchers to maximize their impact on pressing global issues such as human health and climate change.

Cornell’s Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Crop Improvement announces $4 million in funding to launch four Centers of Innovation aimed at developing more resilient, nutritious crops.

Scientists have engineered a key plant enzyme and introduced it in Escherichia coli bacteria in order to create an optimal experimental environment for studying how to speed up photosynthesis, a holy grail for improving crop yields.

A Cornell scientist is leading a multi-institution team that’s helping turn diverse and ancient grains into staple foods throughout the Northeast and Midwest, thanks to a three-year, $2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

The NSF has awarded a $1.5 million grant for Cornell researchers to study the health dangers, changes in the lake food web and socioeconomic challenges when these algal blooms produce toxins.

Cornell systems engineers examined data from a busy New York state food bank and, using a new algorithm, found ways to better allocate food and elevate nutrition in the process.

A new app co-developed by Cornell researchers is expected to streamline information-sharing, during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond, for farmers in Bangladesh growing genetically engineered eggplant.