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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 Ant?nio hydropower dam, recently built in the Brazilian Amazon.

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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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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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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