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Latest from the CALS Newsroom

A red bacteria


Malnutrition of Indian children rose dramatically during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to new research from the Tata-Cornell Institute for Agriculture and Nutrition.

  • Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
  • Global Development
  • Health + Nutrition
A bottle of milk on a grey/white background. The bottle reads "organic milk."


Cornell food scientists show that a standard quality test used for raw, organic milk is insufficient for distinguishing between specific groups of bacteria -- suggesting that criteria needs updating.

  • Dairy
  • Food Science
  • Microbiology
A group of green leaves in a pile.


Cornell researchers have used high-speed cameras to analyze what happens when raindrops hit a leaf of a wheat plant infected with rust – a pathogenic spore that has decimated crops globally.

  • Biological and Environmental Engineering
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Breeding and Genetics Section
Andres Antolinez stands in front of AgriTech sign


The Cornell Hudson Valley Research Laboratory’s (CHVRL) new entomologist wants to expand the lab’s success by enhancing its research capabilities in the field of insect pest management. Carlos Andres Antolinez Delgado, who goes by Andres...
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Entomology