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From the laboratory bench to the hospital bedside and from cultural evolution to concepts in sustainability, our researchers and scholars are translating discovery into meaningful, measurable impact that is changing the world for the better.

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Tackling Mitochondria-Based Diseases

Tackling Mitochondria-Based Diseases

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Celebration marks prototype accelerator getting up to speed

Celebration marks prototype accelerator getting up to speed

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Two computer science faculty named ACM fellows

Two computer science faculty named ACM fellows

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Two dozen Engaged Faculty Fellows announced

Two dozen Engaged Faculty Fellows announced

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History of Capitalism initiative takes big-picture approach

History of Capitalism initiative takes big-picture approach

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Young tree swallows carry environmental stress into adulthood

Young tree swallows carry environmental stress into adulthood

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Zinc-anode batteries prove their mettle

Zinc-anode batteries prove their mettle

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Cornell student finds invasive water flea in Oneida Lake

Cornell student finds invasive water flea in Oneida Lake

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Mexico’s new president wants a new National Guard to address violent crime. Will it work?

Mexico’s new president wants a new National Guard to address violent crime. Will it work?

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Informed Decision-Making and Design: Big Data Applications from the Classroom to the Smart City

Informed Decision-Making and Design: Big Data Applications from the Classroom to the Smart City

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Cornell Global Research Stories

Cornell research delivers results that matter all around the world.

Jinzhou (Joel) Li, vice president of Qimei, foreground, and Ralph Christy, inspect apples at a Chine
A man walks alongside a field near Asella, Ethiopia.
A map showing the sea currents in the Indian Ocean
The Santo Antônio hydropower dam, recently built in the Brazilian Amazon.
China

Partnership will advance food safety research in China

Three Cornell colleges partner with a Chinese organic food group to collaborate on microbial food safety research and improve producer and consumer education.

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Ethiopia

Project partners researchers, librarians and AI to fight hunger

Ceres2030’s eight research teams across 23 countries use machine learning, librarian expertise, and cutting-edge research synthesis to identify interventions that will improve the lives of the world’s poorest farmers while preserving the environment.

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Southeast Asia

How the Seas Shape Civilizations

Eric Tagliacozzo, professor of history, studies the movements of people, objects, and ideas throughout Southeast Asia from the Colonial Age to contemporary times.

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Brazil

AI helps shrink Amazon dams’ greenhouse gas emissions

A Cornell-led team uses artificial intelligence to find the most promising configurations of dam sites in the Amazon basin, an ecologically sensitive area covering more than a third of South America.

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