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Top brain scientists to speak at Cornell Neurotech symposium

Three renowned neuroscientists will discuss their work at the third annual Cornell Neurotech Mong Family Foundation Symposium Sept. 27.

More than 4 billion birds stream overhead during fall migration

Using cloud computing and data from 143 weather U.S. radar stations, Cornell Lab of Ornithology researchers can now estimate how many birds migrate through the U.S. and the toll that winter and nocturnal journeys take.

Grants create community-engaged opportunities for students

The Office of Engagement Initiatives has awarded nearly $840,000 to 21 teams of faculty and community partners integrating community engagement into majors and minors.

Silver fox study reveals genetic clues to social behavior

A study compares the genetics between the tame and aggressive silver foxes in two areas of the brain, shedding light on genes altered by domestication.

From fish DNA to Mars: STEM programs inspire kids across NYS

Cornell helps students in kindergarten through 12th grade explore science, technology, engineering and math through a variety of innovative programs.

Cornell Botanic Gardens’ wins grant to make plant records accessible

Cornell Botanic Gardens has received a $192,000 grant to upgrade and digitize its plant collections records.

Cornell Food Venture Center helps company bring Indian sauces to US

The Cornell Food Venture Center helped the company Masala Mama bring its four all-natural Indian simmer sauces to market.

Study reveals best use of wildflowers to benefit crops on farms

A Cornell study of strawberry crops on New York farms tested the effectiveness of wildflower strips for attracting pollinators to crops, with findings that could uncover the plant species most likely to produce optimal results.

Empire Farm Days showcases soil health efforts

Empire Farm Days, the largest outdoor agricultural trade show in the Northeastern U.S., focused on soil health Aug. 7-9 in Seneca Falls, New York.