From our undergraduate business school to programs in communication, development sociology, landscape architecture, and other fields, CALS goes beyond the traditional definition of an agricultural school. And yet, with initiatives in food, animal, plant, and biological sciences, CALS clearly illustrates the relevance of agricultural research in creating a world that can support its inhabitants. Because of this diverse portfolio, CALS is regarded as the best college of its kind in the nation.
In a Cornell study of rats, researchers engineered a common gut bacteria, which when taken orally, helped control diabetes with the body’s own insulin. The study was published Jan. 27 in the journal Diabetes. Read more