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Experiment Makes Energy Savings A Game

Consumers might be willing to back off on their demand for electricity if a game of chance is involved...

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To Bolster Lithium Battery Life, Add a Little Salt

Striving to achieve safer, longer-lasting batteries for modern world’s trappings, Cornell chemical engineers have added salt to their chemistry...

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$20M Grant to Support Developing Eco-Friendly Plastics

A five-year, $20 million NSF grant will allow chemists from Cornell and other institutions to study new ways to make plastics more sustainable...

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Ag Secretary Briefed On Nutrition, Dairy, Climate Research

Faculty members and scientists met with U.S. Secretary of Agriculture to discuss dairy herd health, dairy and food processing, workforce development, and Cornell’s teaching, research and extension missions...

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Ag Business is No Longer Business as Usual

Plant hardiness zones are moving north...

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Global Warming Culprit-Nations Likely to Change By 2030

Cornell researchers now predict when developing countries will contribute more to climate change than advanced societies: 2030...

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North Atlantic Right Whale's Prospects Tied to Climate

A pleasant scientific surprise: The North Atlantic right whale population – once projected for extinction – exhibited an unexpected increase in calf production and population size during the past decade...

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Wastewater Injection Induces Oklahoma Earthquakes

Dramatic increase in earthquakes in central Oklahoma since 2009 is likely attributable to subsurface wastewater injection at a handful of wastewater disposal wells, finds study...

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Atkinson Center Awards $1.4 million to New Projects

Cornell’s Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future gives $1.4 million from Academic Venture Fund to 12 new scientific projects...

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Geothermal Heat Pumps Keep Cell Tower Cool

In collaboration with Verizon Wireless, Cornell engineers are testing a geothermal heat pump system to control the climate of a cellular tower shelter on campus...