US and Mexico reach proposed deal over trucking dispute
The US and Mexico have reached a proposed deal to open US highways to Mexican trucks, raising hopes of an end to a 20-year dispute. US President Barack Obama said the nations had “found a clear path to resolving” the roadblock in relations. US and Mexican trucks were previously authorized t...
Wheat Research Program Receives $40 million
Cornell’s Durable Rust Resistance in Wheat program will receive $40 million over the next five years from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the British Government to combat a particular strain of stem rust infections that could threaten global food security. According to Professor Sarah Nell Davi...
New Zealand in Recovery
With police and residents still searching for 300 missing people, the death count from Tuesday's earthquake in New Zealand has rose from 65 to 75 in less than a day. South Island city in Christchurch was hit with the earthquake during a very busy lunch hour, at a depth of 3.1 miles and a magnitude of 6.3 according to BBC news. Resi...
Magic Mushrooms Fill Classroom Seats
By Kristina Brooks
Lions, Tigers and… Fungus? Oh my. Encroaching upon its second decade, Cornell University course "Magical Mushrooms, Mysterious Molds" is gaining popularity professor George Hundler had never imagined. What started out as an expectation of maybe 30 students in it's first year, the class sports an average of 250-300...