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Newswise: Wheat Expert Calls for Global Unity to Avert Future Hunger Crises

Wheat Expert Calls for Global Unity to Avert Future Hunger Crises

Cornell University

A global alliance of countries and research institutions, including Cornell University, committed to sharing plant genetic material, has secured food access for billions of people, but a patchwork of legal restrictions threatens humanity’s ability to feed a growing global population. That jeopardizes decades of hard-won food security gains, according to Ronnie Coffman, international professor of plant breeding and director of International Programs in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

Channels: Agriculture, Food Science, Global Food News,

Released:
26-Jul-2019 12:25 PM EDT

Economic Uncertainty Fueled Fed Hold on Interest Rates

Cornell University

Economic uncertainty fueled Fed hold on interest rates

Channels: Economics, Local - New York,

Released:
31-Jan-2019 2:05 PM EST
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With InSight on Mars, Scientists Feel Earthly Relief, Get to Work

Cornell University

After cruising for 205 days over 301 million miles, NASA’s InSight spacecraft – a mission designed to probe beneath the surface of Mars – landed flawlessly Nov. 26 at Elysium Planitia. Cornell University’s Don Banfield felt earthly relief.

Channels: Space and Astronomy, Mars, Engineering, Local - New York,

Released:
27-Nov-2018 4:05 PM EST
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Martian Dust Storms Ravage Rovers, Impact Future Mission Models

Cornell University

Don Banfield, a senior research associate specializing in planetary sciences at Cornell University, monitors dust storms and atmospheric science on the red planet. He says it's important to consider the risks associated with dust storms, like the one that has silenced the Opportunity rover, when designing future missions to Mars.

Channels: Particle Physics, Physics, Space and Astronomy, Mars, Local - New York,

Released:
14-Jun-2018 2:05 PM EDT
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Maximize Memorial Day festivities: Food safety made palatable

Cornell University

Robert Gravani, food safety expert and professor emeritus of food science at Cornell University, says that there are several steps that people can take to make summer picnics safe.

Channels: Food Science, Health Food, Nutrition, Local - New York,

Released:
15-May-2018 10:05 AM EDT
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Pop Culture

Newswise: Rescued Raptors a Reminder Household Toxins Still Threaten Beloved Birds
Released:
1-Feb-2018 3:30 PM EST
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Newswise: Cornell Tech Has Heightened Entire University’s Reputation, Dean Says

Cornell Tech Has Heightened Entire University’s Reputation, Dean Says

Cornell University

Cornell Tech, which moved into and dedicated its new campus on Roosevelt Island in New York City just three months ago, is not only continuing to grow into its new space, but also has heightened excitement and interest in Cornell University and its campuses across the board, said Dan Huttenlocher, the Jack and Rilla Neafsey Dean of Cornell Tech.

Channels: Education, Entrepreneurship, Local - New York,

Released:
21-Dec-2017 1:05 PM EST
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Cornell Digital Ag Program Integrates with John Deere Operations Center

Cornell University

When farmers log into Ag-Analytics.Org, they can easily and securely integrate their data with the John Deere Operations Center with a few clicks. This allows farmers to securely use their high-resolution agriculture data in real time to extract more useful operations information with Ag-Analytics’ apps and tools

Channels: Agriculture, Technology, Local - New York,

Released:
19-Sep-2017 12:05 PM EDT
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Invasive Gobies May Change Oneida Lake’s Complexion - Again

Cornell University

Oneida Lake, a kissing cousin to New York’s Finger Lakes, may soon get an environmental makeover due to another in a series of invasive species bringing havoc to the body’s ecosystem and disturbing its recreational waters.

Channels: Environmental Science, Marine Science, Local - New York,

Released:
9-Aug-2017 3:05 PM EDT
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Social and Behavioral Sciences

Tips and Tricks for Dealing with Ticks

Cornell University

As the warm weather of spring rolls across the Northeast, ticks are becoming more active. The following Cornell University experts offer an assessment of the 2017 tick season. All are available for comment.

Channels: Environmental Health, Pets, Local - New York,

Released:
3-May-2017 1:05 PM EDT
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