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About a dozen Cornell graduate students entertained hundreds of children at the Ithaca Sciencenter on Feb. 19 by explaining food science.

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The International Agricultural and Rural Development major, in CALS, is celebrating 20 years of a partnership with Sathguru Management Consultants, the Cornell Sathguru Foundation for Development, and universities in India.

On topics ranging from oceanic disease to restraining invasive species from distant seas, Cornell faculty joined 10,000 scientists to discuss “Envisioning Tomorrow’s Earth” at the AAAS meeting in Seattle.

Students and faculty from the world’s five leading agricultural universities, including Cornell, will spend three days learning and brainstorming at the Cornell Initiative for Digital Agriculture’s second annual hackathon, Feb. 28-March 1.

Wojtek Pawlowski, associate professor of plant breeding and genetics, is partnering with French biotech company Meiogenix, with the goal of more effectively engineering maize, the world’s top staple crop.

Cornell researchers analyzed farmer preferences and found that the softness of cooked cassava is a major influence on what kinds of varieties farmers actually adopt.

A new, flavorful and highly productive cherry tomato – that ripens green – promises to be the envy of tomato growers this spring.

Startup Zymtronix – an industrial biotech company housed in Cornell’s McGovern Center – has been selected as a challenge finalist at the Hello Tomorrow 2020 global summit, March 11-13 in Paris.

Nearly 70 professionals from around the world have become Cornell Climate Online Fellows, as they take action locally to battle atmospheric greenhouse gas and ask others to join in.