Underwater seagrass beds dial back polluted seawater

Seagrass meadows – bountiful underwater gardens that nestle close to shore and are the most common coastal ecosystem on Earth – can reduce bacterial exposure for corals, other sea creatures and humans, according to new research published in Science Feb. 16.   Media note: A video of the researcher explaining the study as well as […]

How to pick and preserve your Christmas tree

As families search for the perfect Christmas tree, two Cornell University experts who work closely with New York Christmas tree producers offer a few tricks for picking and preserving the perfect tree. Elizabeth Lamb has a Ph.D. in plant breeding and is a senior extension associate with the Cornell Cooperative Extension’s New York State Integrated […]

Tips and tricks for a perfect Christmas tree

As families brave the elements this weekend to pick the perfect Christmas tree, Cornell University experts offer a few tips on choosing a tree as well as some tricks to preserve its beauty throughout the season. Elizabeth Lamb has a Ph.D. in plant breeding and is a senior extension associate with the Cornell Cooperative Extension’s […]