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The Ithacan: More efficient firefighter equipment

Dec 6, 2016
Rumit Kakar’s research aims to improve the comfort and efficiency of firefighters by using personalized boot heights and a new harness backpack design. The study is supported by CUAES Federal Capacity Funds. Read more

Cornell's Titan arum poised to flower again

Oct 6, 2016
‘Wee Stinky’ – one of two flowering-sized Titan arums – is poised to flower again in the very near future. It will be the first Titan arum to flower in the new Conservatory, which re-opened last spring. Read more

Drone takes flight for agricultural research

Drone at Musgrave Research Farm
Jan 13, 2016
Collecting data on field crops to assess their water and fertilizer needs, or to detect pest pressure and plant diseases, is time consuming. At Cornell's Musgrave Research Farm a drone takes flight to collect large amount of data in a fraction of the time. Read more

Southern Tier $500M economic award to be boon for Cornell

Dec 10, 2015
The Southern Tier Regional Economic Development Council has won $500 million over the next five years in New York's Upstate Revitalization Initiative. Cornell will be involved in about $100 million worth of key projects funded by the grant. Read more