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New Battery Test Center Adds Zip to New York Economy

Replacing gasoline economy with better batteries may be accelerated thanks to unique battery testing capabilities at Cornell...

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Threats Seen to 3 Billion Birds in Vast Canadian Forest

Report calls for saving half of the 1.5 billion acres of North America's boreal forest – one of the world's last great forests – to protect the habitat for more than 300 migratory bird species...

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UV-B Light Zaps Cucumber Disease

A study by scientists at Cornell and in Norway finds that UV-B light suppresses cucumber powdery mildew; less use of fungicides may result from the finding...

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Lehman Fund Makes Seven Awards for China Study

The Jeffrey S. Lehman Fund for Scholarly Exchange with China made grants to Cornell faculty members and graduate students to support collaborative research projects...

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Aluminum Tolerance Fix Could Open Arable Land

With as much as 40 percent of the world’s potentially arable land unusable due to aluminum toxicity, a solution may be near in the form of a rice gene...

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Famine Fear Won't Sway Minds on GM Crops

Consumer attitudes about genetically modified crops are unassailable, a Cornell study finds...

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Study to Focus on Rice Genes, Yield, and Climate

Cornell researchers receive $600,000 grant from U.S. Department of Agriculture to study relationships between rice genetics, crop yields and climate...

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Eel Expert Bowser Wins Distinguished EPA Award

Chris Bowser, an extension support specialist for Cornell’s New York State Water Resources Institute, won a U.S. EPA .Environmental Protection Agency Environmental Quality Award...

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New Alfalfa Variety Resists Ravenous Local Pest

Cornell plant breeders released new alfalfa variety with some resistance against alfalfa snout beetle...

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Corporate Greening Starts with Trained Students

Cornell students are learning how to arrive at the 'triple bottom line' – fusing profits, people and the planet – to run a smart but green business...