Sprout Awards grow ‘exciting’ pilot projects in engineering

From new approaches for tendon injury treatment to biomass-based construction materials, Cornell Engineering’s inaugural Sprout Awards are funding unique research projects with the potential to grow partnerships across Cornell.

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NY Lt. Gov. tour highlights sustainability, equity

New York Lt. Gov. Antonio Delgado engaged with students and faculty on topics ranging from biological engineering to nutrition to 4-H programs during his first tour of the Ithaca campus on Feb. 2.

Wild bumblebee queens lured and killed in commercial hives

A new study finds that nest boxes of commercial eastern common bumblebees (Bombus impatiens) lead to the deaths of wild queens who are attracted to the brightly colored hives.

New NY Outcomes Fund pays farmers to adopt sustainable practices

The New York Outcomes Fund pilot will pay farmers in the Great Lakes watershed to adopt regenerative practices.

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Internship offers undergrads multidisciplinary perspective in ag and food

A summer internship in sustainable agriculture and food systems enables undergrads from Cornell and across the country to work on a USDA-funded project focused on making policy more nutritious and sustainable.

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Cornell Atkinson announces 2023 postdoctoral research fellows

Four next-generation scholars have been chosen as Cornell Atkinson Postdoctoral Fellows, forwarding projects focused on food security, energy transitions, One Health and climate change.

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‘BirdFlow’ model could reveal mysteries of bird migration

A new computer model using machine learning to predict migratory bird movement could open the door to new insights on migration timing, stopover sites, bird response to climate change, light pollution and more.

Deer carry SARS-CoV-2 variants that are extinct in humans

White-tailed deer ­– the most abundant large mammal in North America – are harboring SARS-CoV-2 variants that once widely circulated but are no longer found in humans.

Twelve faculty members elected AAAS fellows

Twelve Cornell and Weill Cornell Medicine faculty members – six of whom are also Cornell alumni – have been elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the world’s largest general scientific society.

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