In a proof-of-principle study, Cornell researchers describe a new technique in which they analyzed environmental DNA – or eDNA – from water samples in Cayuga Lake to gather nuanced information about the presence of invasive round goby fish.
Halomine, a Cornell-based startup developing cutting-edge technologies for the sanitation of food processing equipment, has been awarded $600,000 from the USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture.
As hunger rose during the pandemic, alumni Rick and Laura Pedersen responded by sharing the bounty of their farm with local food bank in upstate New York. They have been named Cornell Alliance for Science Farmer of the Year.
By delving into scientific and economic data, Cornell engineers have examined whether New York could achieve a statewide carbon-neutral economy by 2050. Their finding: Yes – and with five years to spare.