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18.5M-year-old vine fossil identified as new species

An 18.5 million-year-old fossil found in Panama provides evidence of a new species and is the oldest reliable example of a climbing woody vine known as a liana from the soapberry family. The discovery sheds light on the evolution of climbing...
7-May-2021 9:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Swiping, swabbing elevates processing plant food safety

By swiping surfaces in commercial food processing plants with specially designed rapid-testing adenosine triphospate (ATP) swabs – which produce a light similar to the glow of fireflies in the presence of microorganisms – spoilage and foodborne...
6-May-2021 4:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers unveil roadmap to expand NY solar energy, meet green goals

Solar-power developers need to explore using lower-quality agricultural land for solar energy, incentivize dual-use (combined agriculture and solar) options, avoid concentrated solar development and engage communities early to achieve New York’s...
6-May-2021 6:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Human behavior must be factored into climate change analyses

A new Cornell University-led study examines how temperature affects fishing behavior and catches among inland fisher households in Cambodia, with important implications for understanding climate change.
3-May-2021 12:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Research paves way for wireless charging of electric vehicles

Researchers at Cornell University are pioneering a new way to wirelessly charge electric vehicles, autonomous forklifts and other mobile machines, while they remain in motion.
28-Apr-2021 12:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

‘Rational Rules’ book examines how we learn morals

In his new book, “Rational Rules: Towards a Theory of Moral Learning,” Nichols argues that, contrary to previous theories, we can explain many of the features of moral systems and how humans form them in terms of rational learning from evidence....
26-Apr-2021 12:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

‘Emancipation’s Daughters’ celebrates five iconic Black women

In “Emancipation’s Daughters,” Richardson examines five iconic Black women leaders – Mary McLeod Bethune, Rosa Parks, Condoleezza Rice, Michelle Obama and Beyoncé – who have contested racial stereotypes and constructed new national...
23-Apr-2021 10:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Citizen science data tracks battle of birds vs. bacteria

House finches are locked in a deadly cycle of immunity and new strains of bacterial infection in battling an eye disease that halved their population when it first emerged 25 years ago, according to new research from the Cornell Lab of...
23-Apr-2021 10:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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