In the Northeast, December temperatures helped to make 2023 the warmest year on record for 13 of the region’s 35 major urban areas, including New York City, says Cornell’s Northeast Regional Climate Center.
A new FAO book highlights agricultural biotechnologies used to serve the needs of smallholders in developing countries and features a case study on Bt eggplant, the first bioengineered food crop approved in South Asia.
In a paper co-authored by Mario Herrero, professor and director of the Food Systems & Global Change program, the first science-based monitoring of global agriculture and food systems is being used to provide equitable access to healthy diets through sustainable food systems.
Cornell researchers partnered with 10 New York state livestock farmers using devices that record sales and process credit card payments and analyzed market transactions to better understand customer behavior and help farmers increase their profits at farmers markets.
Cornell researchers and colleagues have for the first time described the near-complete genome of a rare bacterium so large it’s visible to the naked eye. The bacteria, which they’ve named Epulopiscium viviparus, lives symbiotically within some tropical marine surgeonfish.