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Cooperative Extension podcast talks turkey

Nov 11, 2019

Thanksgiving is fast approaching, and everyone’s talking turkey – including the “Extension Out Loud” podcast from Cornell Cooperative Extension.

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Study finds sex bias in bird conservation plans

Nov 7, 2019

Bird habitat conservation strategies have typically overlooked the habitats needed by females, putting already-declining species in even more peril, according to researchers at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.

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New genomic analysis may lead to improved watermelon

Nov 7, 2019

Researchers from the Boyce Thompson Institute have created a resource that could help plant breeders find wild watermelon genes that provide resistance to pests, diseases, drought and other hardships.

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Sled dogs lead the way in quest to slow aging

Nov 7, 2019

A $4.2 million project at Cornell focused on 100 Alaskan sled dogs, former athletes past their glory days, is part of a quest for one of the holy grails of medicine: how to slow aging.

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Meet Our New Faculty 2019

Nov 6, 2019

The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences proudly welcomes our newest faculty members.