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Research and engagement

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Flaring methane offers mitigation option for farmers

As large dairy farms store more manure, Cornell researchers review options for methane reduction.

Cornell Tree Climbing expedition to Madagascar

Cornell Outdoor Education instructors work to preserve critically endangered tropical forest habitats.

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Team devises new way for stabilizing battery recharge

Challenging conventional wisdom to improve the design, safety of high-energy batteries.

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Making global connections in healthcare

Cornell Tech students develop digital system to track biological samples for diagnostic services in Africa.