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Artifacts from upstate Indigenous towns digitized, repatriated

Unearthed, digitized and soon to be repatriated, artifacts from two Native American towns are beginning to share their rich stories online thanks to a collaborative project by anthropologists, librarians and Indigenous community members.

$2M USDA grant funds value-added grains project

A Cornell scientist is leading a multi-institution team that’s helping turn diverse and ancient grains into staple foods throughout the Northeast and Midwest, thanks to a three-year, $2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Algorithm boosts efficiency, nutrition for food bank ops

Cornell systems engineers examined data from a busy New York state food bank and, using a new algorithm, found ways to better allocate food and elevate nutrition in the process.

NSF funding to help erase upstate NY’s digital divide

The NSF has awarded $1.5 million to Cornell engineers to help bridge New York’s digital divide by designing the nation’s first statewide Internet of Things public infrastructure.

‘Egg-Vengers’ battling local food insecurity

Animal science grad student Kasey Schalich is taking eggs from the Cornell poultry farm and donating them to local food banks, instead of leaving them for compost. To do so, she founded a group called Egg-Vengers.

Crunchy, complex: Cornell releases three new apples

This fall, apple lovers can look forward to three new varieties from the oldest apple breeding program in the U.S. — located at Cornell AgriTech in Geneva, New York, part of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

Alice Li links Cornell innovation to industry, startups

Alice Li, Ph.D. ’98, executive director of Cornell’s Center for Technology Licensing, discusses CTL's role in commercializing technologies, promoting startups and working with the university's incubators and accelerators to support entrepreneurs and help launch companies.

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Alumni-fueled startups pitch clean-energy solutions

This year’s 76West Clean Energy Competition featured three Cornellian-led startups that could potentially generate economic development in the Southern Tier with clean-energy technology.

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.