Portable cancer testing expands in sub-Saharan Africa

A portable diagnostic device designed by researchers at Cornell Engineering and Weill Cornell Medicine seeks to provide a fast and accurate diagnosis of Kaposi sarcoma, a common yet difficult-to-detect cancer that often signals the presence of HIV infection.

Cornell-led team among DOE’s lithium-extraction finalists

A team led by Greeshma Gadikota from the College of Engineering was named a finalist for a national prize to domestically extract lithium – an essential ingredient for a greening world.

International partnership aims to improve sorghum breeding

A partnership from the Innovation Lab for Crop Improvement seeks to improve sorghum breeding in Senegal and Costa Rica.

Harrison College Scholars explore politics, wellness, environment in summer work

From Ithaca to Hawaii to Ecuador, students in the Robert S. Harrison College Scholars Program in the College of Arts & Sciences took advantage of the summer as a time to explore their research interests.

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Plant-based ‘beef’ reduces CO2 but threatens ag jobs

Plant-based alternatives to beef will help reduce carbon dioxide emissions, but they could disrupt the agricultural workforce, threatening more than 1.5 million industry jobs.  

Earlier wheat planting will boost yields in eastern India

Adjusting the sowing dates for wheat in eastern India will increase untapped potential production by 69%, new research shows, helping to ensure food security and farm profitability as the planet warms.

‘The Zelensky Method’ unpacks Ukrainian president’s panache

In an extended essay, Grant Farred focuses on actor-turned-wartime president, examining the intersection of pop culture and politics.

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Extreme heat exposure worsens child malnutrition

Extreme heat threatens to reverse progress made in combating early child malnutrition as the planet continues to warm, according to Cornell research focused on five West African nations.

“Startup Cornell” podcast features one-year anniversary special

Hear speakers from the podcast's first year share their top tips.

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