James Morin, professor emeritus, co-discovered a new species of Caribbean ostracod nicknamed the “Star of the Sea” seed shrimp, which uses its bioluminescence as both a defense mechanism and for courtship.
Fay Wei Li, from the Boyce Thompson Institute, and researchers from across the globe have sequenced the genomes of three hornworts, which could lead to crops that produce higher yields and use less synthetic fertilizer.
Once people are aware of the issues surrounding genetic information, they’re more concerned about its use and expect to be better compensated for providing it, according to a new survey co-directed by a Cornell researcher.
Students in fields ranging from computer science and engineering to business, agriculture and animal science convened at the second Digital Agriculture Hackathon, Feb. 28-March 1, with a shared purpose: to combine their disparate skills to brainstorm ways to make the world a better place.
Researchers from Cornell and the Mars Global Food Safety Center can complete whole-genome sequencing to determine salmonella serotypes in two hours and the whole identification process within eight hours.