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A team of Cornell students found an artful way to snare the sun’s energy and optimize it for the U.S. Department of Energy’s inaugural Solar District Cup collegiate design competition.

Robots fitted with ultraviolet light lamps that roam vineyards at night are proving effective at killing powdery mildew, a devastating pathogen for many crops, including grapes.

Innovative plant breeders at Cornell’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences are creating new fruits and vegetables that wow consumers, have longer growing seasons and are more resistant to diseases, insects and weather.

Farmers in Bangladesh achieved significantly higher yields and revenues by growing insect-resistant, genetically engineered eggplant, a new Cornell study has found.

The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences welcomed two new assistant professors, whose research will enhance the commitment to pursuing cutting-edge research focused on improving people’s quality of life.

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One moment, you have a bowl of creamy chocolate liquid. Then, in an instant, it’s ice cream. Forget hocus-pocus: This is physics, engineering and a new Cornell patent.

Ecologist and conservation biologist Amanda Rodewald studies birds and the ecosystems on which they depend, looking for the best outcomes for people and the planet. This approach turned her attention to coffee farms.

When biology major Brian Lee started Cornell in August 2016, he did not realize he wanted to research cancer and study medicine. With thanks to his mentor, he will.

A week before Cornell's campus shut down due to the COVID-19 pandemic, members of an engineering student group converted a university-owned diesel tractor into a clean, green farming machine.