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New research may help revive New York’s fall berry industry

The effectiveness of exclusion netting in protecting New York state's berries from the invasive spotted wing drosophila is documented in new research from Greg Loeb, professor of entomology at Cornell AgriTech.

Robots, know-how drive COVID lab’s massive testing effort

The Cornell COVID-19 Testing Laboratory will yield test results within 24 hours for 5,000 to 7,000 Cornell students, staff and faculty per day.

Researchers help inform cassava breeding worldwide

Scientists in Cornell’s NextGen Cassava project have uncovered new details regarding cassava’s genetic architecture that may help breeders more easily pinpoint traits for one of Africa’s key crops.

Exclusive group mating found for first time in Brazilian frogs

While many other animals are known to engage in group fidelity, where one male mates and socially bonds exclusively with two or more females, a new study documents this behavior for the first time in an amphibian.

Cornell Atkinson awards $250K in COVID research grants

Since requesting proposals in April, the Cornell Atkinson Center for Sustainability has awarded approximately $250,000 in rapid-response grants for COVID-19-related Cornell research.

Green practices can negate climate emissions on NY farms

New York agriculture has the capacity to mitigate its own greenhouse gas emissions, two Cornell researchers say in a state-funded report commissioned by the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets.

Historic insect collection to modernize by going virtual

As director and head curator of the Cornell University Insect Collection, Corrie Moreau has numerous tasks on her to-do list, including one that could last her entire career: digitizing the collection’s 7 million specimens.

Leland Carmichael, canine infectious disease expert, dies at 90

Leland “Skip” Carmichael, Ph.D. ’59, the John M. Olin Professor of Virology Emeritus and an expert on canine infectious diseases, died July 27 in Ithaca. He was 90.

Baltimore, Bullock’s orioles will retain separate identities

The debate is over: According to scientists from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Bullock’s and Baltimore orioles will remain separate species, despite hybridization where their ranges meet in the Great Plains.