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Ugandan breeders use genomic selection to boost health and satisfy customers

Ugandan plant breeders with the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Crop Improvement are using genomic selection to increase micronutrients and decrease cooking time in common beans.

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Africana Library exhibit explores MLK’s labor activism

Exhibit features MLK's ties to labor movement 

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Human behavior must be factored into climate change analyses

A new Cornell-led study examines how temperature affects fishing behavior and catches among inland fisher households in Cambodia, with important implications for understanding climate change. 

Pioneering an inclusive approach to priority setting in crop improvement

The Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Crop Improvement provides global thought leadership on how plant breeders can challenge their assumptions, perform engaged research and  prioritize their impact through crop improvement.

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Sarah Evanega: Using science communication to combat misperceptions

As a plant biologist, science communicator and director of the Cornell Alliance for Science, Evanega promotes evidence-informed decision making in agriculture.

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Borlaug Global Rust Initiative announces 2021 wheat science awards

The Borlaug Global Rust Initiative announced its 2021 Jeanie Borlaug Laube Women in Triticum Early Career and Mentor awardees honoring wheat scientists working to protect food security around the world.

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Nobel laureate Sen to lecture on protecting democracy

Amartya Sen, professor of economics and philosophy at Harvard University and recipient of the 1998 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences, will give the annual Bartels World Affairs Lecture on May 5.

Earth Day forum: Barrett maps food systems past mid-century

To feed the world in a healthy, sustainable way, nations need to reorient today’s agri-food systems for distant generations, said Chris Barrett at an Earth Day forum.

Groups’ pandemic responses to nations often at odds

International organizations have failed to help the world’s governments manage competing objectives as they try to cope with the havoc caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, according to new Cornell research.