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Cornell informs, takes action on Afghanistan

As the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan unfolded, two events kept pace brought Afghan and congressional national security experts to the campus conversation.  

COVID-19 slows birth rate in U.S., Europe

Births declined 7.1% in the United States during the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a Cornell-led study just published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

NSF grants $2.5M for seagrass, marine ecosystem research

Cornell-led scientists aim to resolve a wasting disease afflicting seagrass – the ocean’s critical first line of coastal filters – with a $2.5 million National Science Foundation grant.

New hub promotes farmer producer organizations in India

A new resource at the Tata-Cornell Institute (TCI) for Agriculture and Nutrition’s Center of Excellence in New Delhi will help empower India’s 125 million smallholder farms to take advantage of growing opportunities in the agricultural sector.

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Tech/Law Colloquium features privacy, COVID and incarceration

The Technology and Law Colloquium – a hybrid Cornell University course and public lecture series – returns this semester with talks from 13 leading scholars who study the legal and ethical questions surrounding technology’s impact in areas like privacy, sex and gender, data collection, and policing.

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Study: Causes of obesity in India depend on gender, age and where you live

New research from the Tata-Cornell Institute for Agriculture and Nutrition (TCI) sheds light on the patterns of obesity within India, underscoring the need for policies and programs that consider the factors driving obesity rates within different groups and communities.

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Caribbean studies finds home at Einaudi Center

The newly renamed Latin American and Caribbean Studies Program is expanding its Caribbean focus – thanks to a collaboration with Caribbean undergraduates.

Touted as clean, ‘blue’ hydrogen may be worse than gas or coal

‘Blue hydrogen – made by using methane in natural gas – is lauded a clean, Cornell and Stanford researchers believe it may harm the climate more than burning fossil fuel.

Indian women’s nutrition suffered during COVID-19 lockdown

The 2020 nationwide lockdown India imposed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic caused disruptions that negatively impacted women’s nutrition, according to a new study from the Tata-Cornell Institute for Agriculture and Nutrition.