A comprehensive study of gene expression in tomato fruits will explore unanswered questions about fruit development and drought resistance, to improve crop quality and yields.
A genetically engineered tobacco plant, developed with two genes from blue-green algae (cyanobacteria), holds promise for improving the yields of many food crops.
More than 30 Human Ecology students, staff and faculty have signed on to become Green Ambassadors who will lead a peer-to-peer campaign to conserve campus resources and promote a culture of sustainability across the college.
Christine Leuenberger, senior lecturer in the Department of Science and Technology Studies, reports on spending summer 2014 in Jerusalem.
Csaba Csaki and colleagues theorize a possible solution to a longstanding mystery bolstered by the recent discovery of the Higgs boson – a way to preserve the theory of supersymmetry.
Douglas Elmendorf, director of the Congressional Budget Office, focused on shifting priorities in the federal budget in a Sept. 11 campus talk.
Juan Maldacena, is a leading theorist of quantum gravity, string theory and quantum field theory, will deliver the fall 2014 Hans Bethe lecture Sept. 24 on campus.
Participants in Big Red//Hacks Sept. 26-28 will get access to a new smart content search engine in use by startup Speare, founded by Rahul Shah ’16.
A campus panel examined the death of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, Sept. 10.
Ten projects led by Cornell life science researchers received one-year grants.