The New York Cider Association recently announced their annual Cider Week festivals, the first of which will…
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 green energy goals, according to forthcoming Cornell University research.
The New York State Senate and Assembly will vote Wednesday on whether to extend the…
Cornell University and Chloe Capital launched Diversity in ClimateTech, a new program to recruit, educate, inspire, and support capitalization in Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) and women founders developing startups with clean tech innovations.
Yesterday, the Biden administration announced a plan to designate a priority offshore wind zone between…
The Cornell Maple Program works to develop new maple products to grow the $30 million maple industry in New York state and boost rural economies.
New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced the launch of the state’s free, online Citizen Public Health Training Course, delivered by the state Department of Health in partnership with Cornell University.
A study offers the first fine-scale analysis of vertical movement of baby white sharks in the New York Bight. Their 3D movements along with oceanographic features like sea surface temperature show they traverse variable oceanographic features across the continental shelf in the New York Bight, but certainly have their habitat preferences. More than 90 percent of them were positioned within 20 kilometers of Long Island’s southern shoreline, which further confirms the importance of this region to baby white sharks.
Health Providers Call on NY State to End Decades of Neglect of Chronic Disease Disaster in Poor Communities with Investment in Community-Based Preventive Programs That Can Save Thousands of Lives and Billions of Public Health Tax Dollars
State leaders have the opportunity to reverse decades of deadly neglect of Black and Brown communities where diabetes and other chronic diseases have devastated lives and families, a crisis that has worsened through the COVID epidemic, heath providers and city leaders said outside Governor Cuomo’s office in Manhattan as they announced the kickoff of the New York Wellness Initiative on Monday.
Maple sugaring season is in full swing across New York. Aaron Wightman, co-director of the Cornell Maple…
The Department of Energy pledged $1.68 million to Argonne National Laboratory over three years so it can create a virtual platform or digital twin that will allow experimentalists to explore their proposed studies prior to visiting the labs.
Public grants to build rural broadband networks may not be sufficient to close the digital divide, new Cornell University research finds.
Hospital also Ranked #1 Regionally in New York City and #7 in the U.S.
Partnering with community organizations, Cornell University researchers are developing and planning a hyperlocal weather forecasting system designed to improve winter-storm emergency response and enhance natural disaster coordination for New York state’s rural communities.
Rutgers scientists for the first time have pinpointed the sizes of microplastics from a highly urbanized estuarine and coastal system with numerous sources of fresh water, including the Hudson River and Raritan River. Their study of tiny pieces of plastic in the Hudson-Raritan Estuary in New Jersey and New York indicates that stormwater could be an important source of the plastic pollution that plagues oceans, bays, rivers and other waters and threatens aquatic and other life.
There are millions of unplugged oil wells in the United States, which pose a serious threat to the environment. Using drones, researchers from Binghamton University, State University of New York have developed a new method to locate these hard-to-locate and dangerous wells.
Richard Stup, agricultural workforce specialist, analyzes key issues facing New York state farmers this year.
Cornell University is partnering with New York state and Northwell Health System to develop and train the nation’s first state public health corps, which will support COVID-19 vaccination and improve long-term public health outcomes.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo has accepted new proposals to expand access to telehealth – developed with the Reimagine New York Commission Telehealth Working Group, co-chaired by Cornell University President Martha E. Pollack.
In today’s State of the State address, Gov. Andrew Cuomo proposed the launch of the…
Concern is growing given the sluggish rollout of the coronavirus vaccination distribution in New York….
Cathy Creighton, who has served multiple roles with the Cornell University ILR School’s Buffalo Co-Lab for more than a decade, will become its director on Jan. 1, 2021, succeeding Lou Jean Fleron.
By delving into scientific, technological, environmental and economic data, Cornell University engineering researchers examined whether New York could achieve a statewide carbon-free economy by 2050. Their finding: Yes, New York can reach this goal – and do it with five years to spare.
The first variety of spring malting barley bred by Cornell University to succeed in New York’s wet climate and support the state’s $5.4 billion craft beer industry just got a new name: Excelsior Gold.
The Cornell University School of Industrial and Labor Relations’ Criminal Justice and Employment Initiative (CJEI) recently held the first two of four scheduled live online educational trainings for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey’s Office of Second Chance Employment.
The New York Power Authority is partnering with the Cornell University Climate Smart Solutions Program to deliver a comprehensive training program to its more than 1,800 employees in New York.
On Friday the Bureau of Labor Statistics will release its monthly jobs report for November…
Soos Technology, a poultry biotechnology startup based in Israel, won the $1 million grand prize in the Grow-NY competition, a global challenge focused on strengthening food and agriculture innovation in upstate New York.
This fall, Cornell AgriTech’s Hudson Valley Research Laboratory donated 47,000 pounds of apples and pears to help the more than 40,000 people in need of food assistance in the Hudson Valley region.
Cornell University has developed the first variety of spring malting barley designed to succeed in New York’s wet climate and support the state’s $5 billion craft beer industry. All it needs now is a name.
Cornell University has launched the NYS School District COVID-19 Tracker, an interactive, web-based mapping application that combines multiple sources of data on COVID-19, demographics and related topics by new York school district.
This election, New Jersey voters will decide if the state should legalize marijuana. If passed,…
With help from Cornell Cooperative Extension, the Buffalo City School District unveiled a new Farm to School food truck, which will bring locally-sourced hot food to inner city families.
Cornell University engineering professor Max Zhang has been awarded a NYSERDA grant to determine efficient solar farm array configurations so the state can avoid land-use conflicts or spoiling precious agricultural space.
A new interdisciplinary Cornell University research project is designed to unlock the power of wind energy by optimizing the spacing between wind turbines and wind turbine arrays to maximize power production.
Jewish studies expert available on NYC Orthodox community response to new COVID-19 cluster restrictions
Following Gov. Cuomo’s new coronavirus restrictions on schools, businesses and religious gatherings, Orthodox Jewish leaders…
On Monday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo ordered new restrictions on COVID-19 hot spots in New York…
Six innovative battery manufacturing projects led by the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory recently obtained funding through DOE’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy.
Cornell University systems engineers examined data from a busy New York state food bank and, using a new algorithm, found ways to better allocate food and elevate nutrition in the process.
Cornell University has awarded Stewart’s Dairy in Saratoga Springs top honors in New York state’s annual fluid milk competition, conducted on behalf of the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets.
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) announces its most recent awards and appointments for the institution’s physicians, scientists, nurses, and staff.
On Friday, the New York State Departments of Agriculture and Markets and Environmental Conservation as…
New York agriculture has the capacity to mitigate its own greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, two Cornell University researchers say in a state-funded report commissioned by the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets.
U.S. Rep. Anthony Brindisi met Aug. 10 with farmers and agricultural thought leaders – including Kathryn Boor, the Dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Cornell University – for a farm tour and roundtable discussion about the importance of agricultural research.
In flood-prone areas of the Hudson River valley in New York state, census areas with more white and affluent home owners tend to file a higher percentage of flood insurance claims than lower-income, minority residents, according to a new study.
Elizabeth Biddinger Assistant Professor, Chemical Engineering Department, City College, The City University of New York (CUNY), shares how she and her CUNY community are adapting to—and planning to move beyond—the current situation.
Even in the coronavirus era, New York’s pick-your-own farms are flourishing – thanks to a new Cornell University guide and New York state sanitizer.
New York state has set ambitious goals to wean its economy off fossil fuels by 2050 while cutting greenhouse gas emissions by 85%. To help reach those goals, Cornell University researchers are studying ways the state’s mix of sun and farmland will factor into plans.
In a study of New York state apple orchards, Cornell University plant pathologists have identified a new fungal pathogen that causes bitter rot disease in apples.
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced more than $33 million in funding for 82 projects aimed at advancing commercialization of promising energy technologies and strengthening partnerships between DOE’s National Laboratories and private-sector companies.