40 years of crop research shows inequities

A systematic analysis of 40 years of studies on public crop breeding programs found that cereal grains receive significantly more research attention than other crops important for food security and only 33% of studies sought input from both men and women.

In their own words: Students from Ghana on the first snow of winter

In their own words: Graduate students from Ghana on the first snow of winter at Cornell

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Art exhibition to explore freedom of expression theme

Fifteen projects by student, faculty and alumni artists from across the university will be featured in the Cornell Council for the Arts’ Freedom of Expression Exhibition, opening March 4 in College of Architecture, Art and Planning galleries as part of the universitywide theme year.

When placed outdoors, female lab mice behave very differently

Cornell researchers have found that when laboratory mice are placed in large outdoor enclosures, male behavior was essentially the same as genetically wild mice, but females displayed radically different behaviors.

Cow has potential as therapeutic research model

Research involving animal models – for purposes such as developing new vaccines or regenerative medicines – generally employ mice, but new Cornell research has identified another species that could be valuable in this type of work.

Semiconductor defects could boost quantum technology

Researchers went searching for a quantum spin in the popular semiconductor gallium nitride and found it, surprisingly, in two distinct species of defect.

Doctoral alumna selected for Ph.D. Graduate Dissertation Award

Genetics, genomics and development alumna Nora Brown, Ph.D. ’23, was selected as a finalist for the SUNY Chancellor Ph.D. Graduate Dissertation Awards, which recognize outstanding doctoral candidates in the SUNY system.

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Winning animal health hacks help farmers, veterinary surgeons

The weekend event included 150 students from across campus who formed 30 teams to find innovative solutions to problems related to animal health.

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Autopen shows perils of automation in communications

In a new analysis, Cornell researchers examined three autopen controversies to see what they reveal about when it is OK – and not OK – to automate communication.