Skip to main content

Excavation to explore church’s role in Underground Railroad

Cornell researchers and students are poised to help shed light on the history of St. James A.M.E. Zion Church, the world’s oldest active A.M.E. Zion Church.

Ida’s remnants struck idling front for historic deluge

The remnants from Hurricane Ida deluged the Northeast, prompting rivers to overflow and qualifying as 500-year rain events, according to Cornell’s Northeast Regional Climate Center.

Freeze! Researchers develop new protein crystallography tool

Combining state-of-the-art X-ray technology and cryogenics, Cornell physics researchers have developed a new method for analyzing proteins in action, a breakthrough that will enable the study of far more proteins than is possible with current methods.

To sustainably harness cow manure’s usefulness, fire it up

Cow manure – a longtime agricultural waste headache for dairy farmers – soon may ignite a new sustainable fertilizing trend.

New engaged course supports NYS rural schools

A new Cornell engaged learning course, co-sponsored by the Rural Schools Association of New York State, aims to help under-resourced schools identify critical funding needs, then seek grant funds to support programming.

More than 10% of older adults at risk of elder abuse

A study involving researchers from the College of Human Ecology and Weill Cornell Medicine estimates the incidence of elder mistreatment in New York state and advances understanding of key risk factors.

Facial recognition AI helps save multibillion dollar grape crop

A radical collaboration between a biologist and an engineer is supercharging efforts to protect grape crops, and the technology they’ve developed will soon be available to researchers nationwide.

New York Youth Institute announces student delegates to global youth event

Cornell's New York Youth Institute announced the selection of 20 high school students who will represent New York State as delegates to the 2021 World Food Prize Global Youth Institute.

Around Cornell

New Cornell sugarhouse sweetens NY’s maple industry

The Cornell Maple Program has opened an advanced, New York state-funded maple research laboratory, an upgrade that will enable research on making high-quality syrup, and new and existing maple products – all at commercial scales.