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NYC urban design course technology recaptures humanity

Students in a new pilot course on Urban Design Strategies aim to improve livability of four NYC locations with the help of augmented- and virtual-reality.

$1.5M gift will support grapevine research at Cornell AgriTech

An anonymous gift will improve grapevine health, quality, yields and profitability in the New York state wine and grape industry through the creation of a graduate student research fellowship program.

Grant expands Cornell efforts to reach New York farmworkers

New funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture will help the Cornell Farmworker Program continue to reach more than 3,000 New York farmworkers with critical health and legal information.

Pollen-sized technology protects bees from deadly insecticides

A Cornell-developed technology provides beekeepers, consumers and farmers with an antidote for deadly pesticides, which kill wild and managed bees that pollinate crops.

All in the family: Cornell adds five species to listeria genus

While examining the prevalence of listeria in agricultural soil, Cornell food scientists have stumbled upon five previously unknown and novel relatives of the bacteria.

Cheap, user-friendly smartphone app predicts vineyard yields

Cornell engineers and plant scientists have teamed up to develop a low-cost system that allows grape growers to predict their yields much earlier in the season and more accurately than costly traditional methods.

Law student plays key role in blogger’s defamation defense

In a case won by Cornell Law School's First Amendment Clinic, law student Rob Ward addressed a novel question in New York state court concerning recent changes to state statutes intended to protect free speech in public matters.

Pilot program helps older adults with dementia manage meds

Serving residents of two upstate New York counties, the HOPES program led by Rana Zadeh is providing secure medication organizers and training to help prevent potentially dangerous and costly mishaps.

Radio interview discusses Ithaca's "Virus has no nationality" campaign

Amy Somchanhmavong, Ithaca Asian American Associations, gives a local perspective on anti-Asian/Pacific Islander bias, and discusses the "Virus has no nationality campaign."

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