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With the grants, researchers will examine pest and disease management techniques, crop productivity and plant health in New York's specialty crops sector, which generates $1.3 billion annually. (Nov. 2, 2009)

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A Sept. 24 agreement between Cornell and China will increase Cornell researchers' understanding of real problems in China and help China benefit from Cornell's agricultural expertise. (Oct. 27, 2009)

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Artificial tissues with an embedded vascular system and a skull base sealer were two Cornell student inventions honored as finalists in the 2009 Collegiate Inventors Competition in Chicago, Oct. 18-20. (Oct. 21, 2009)

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A College of Agriculture and Life Sciences exhibition at New York Farm Days Oct. 7 featured the college's undergraduate teaching programs that prepare leaders for the state's agricultural industries. (Oct. 19, 2009)

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To see how research can serve the public in urban and rural areas, the undersecretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture turned to Cornell Cooperative Extension in New York City, Sept. 25. (Sept. 28, 2009)

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Researchers have linked poverty in sub-Saharan Africa with poor soil health, but two new Cornell studies find that the recommended practice of applying more fertilizer may not help the poorest farmers. (Sept. 24, 2009)

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Now students can major in environmental engineering and graduate with an accredited degree in that field, which also qualifies them to sit for the Fundamentals of Engineering examination. (Sept. 14, 2009)

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A new Cornell study reports that the gene that gives rice its highly valued fragrance stems from an ancestor of basmati rice and dispels other long-held assumptions about the origins of basmati. (Sept. 1, 2009)

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Cornell deepened its century-long commitment to western New York's wine, grape and juice industries when it opened its new $5.4 million Cornell Lake Erie Research and Extension Laboratory, Aug. 25.