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Cornell researchers have tested their method to restore agricultural land in China by adding components into the soil and collecting water to make the most of meager rainfall supplies.

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Alumni and faculty panelists speaking in Washington, D.C., March 19 identified the heart of the world financial crisis: severe imbalances of wealth.

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Photographic images, with their immediacy and ability to convey highly complex narratives, had a powerful impact on storytelling in Weimar Germany, said Patrizia McBride, at a colloquium March 5.

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Rendering some of the world’s toxic soils moot, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research and Cornell researchers are learning to grow stress-tolerant crops on formerly non-farmable land.

Puffed rice just got more snap, crackle and pop, thanks to a new method for making puffed rice that retains nutrients and allows producers to fortify cereals with vitamins and protein.

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Commemorating International Women's Day March 8, a panel moderated by Catherine Bertini, World Food Prize laureate, examined consequences of the increasing role of women in agriculture in the developing world.

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Converting New York's energy sources from natural gas, coal and fossil fuel to wind, water and sunlight by 2030 will stabilize electricity prices, reduce power demand and create thousands of jobs.

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Horticulture graduate student Bryan Sobel went to Rwanda to help women learn to cultivate mushrooms, a crop that can help the genocide-ravaged nation recover.

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To address inequality and the environmental crisis facing the world today people should pull together rather than compete against each other for individual gain, two faculty members urged in a Feb. 28 lecture.