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Buzzing about local honeybees

Jul 16, 2016
“It is true that honeybees are facing more threats today than they did 50 years ago. In particular, new parasites have been introduced to western honeybees. Although each decade has its own stresses with beekeeping, these new threats make it particularly difficult to keep bees healthy today,” said Emma Mullen, Cornell University honey bee associate and member of department of entomology. Read more

Cornell entomologists take fight to invasive bugs crippling NY crops

Jul 15, 2016
New York and other regions in the United States are seeing greater numbers of invasive insects that attack specialty crops due to increased levels of interstate and international trade. Entomologists at Cornell’s New York State Agricultural Experiment Station (NYSAES) have taken the lead in addressing these destructive pests. Read more

Former student wins 1st place

Jul 13, 2016
Anthony Auletta, a former Cornell Undergraduate, won 1st prize for his poster on spiders brains at the International Congress of Arachnology meetings in Golden, Colorado this week!  Both Linda Rayor, former PI, and Cole Gilbert, former advisor, were in attendance. Read more

CCE Summer Internship

Jul 8, 2016
Lindsay Chamberlain, senior student in Plant Sciences, created a great blog about her summer research project and Elson Shields and his drone research expertise has made the cut! Read more