Cornell researchers have sequenced and analyzed the genome of a single-celled alga that belongs to the closest lineage to terrestrial plants and provides many clues to how aquatic plants first colonized land.
Amid the challenges of shifting to virtual learning, students and faculty found opportunities for innovation, connection and intellectual growth. Here are snapshots of six courses that took creative approaches to their online formats.
The lab of Margaret Frank, assistant professor of plant biology, has helped create nearly 1,000 at-home gardening kits, which they donated to children in the Ithaca City School District during meal delivery May 8.
The Office of the Vice Provost for Research has announced a new seed grant mechanism to fund preliminary investigations into medical and biological aspects of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.