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Latest from the CALS Newsroom

Blackburnian Warbler


More than 80% of global land area needed to maintain human well-being and meet biodiversity targets is at risk of conflict with human development, according to a new study led by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.

  • Animals
  • Lab of Ornithology
  • Nature
School desks in front of white board


The project, "School-Based Health Centers - An approach to address health disparities among rural youth” is led by Sharon Tennyson , professor of public policy and economics; Mildred Warner , professor of city and regional planning and global...
  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development



Whirligig beetles – the world’s fastest-swimming insect – achieve surprising speeds by employing a strategy shared by fast-swimming marine mammals and water fowl.

  • Biological and Environmental Engineering
  • Organisms
  • Behavior
Yellow Submarine tomatos in a bowl sitting on top of basil


Phillip Griffiths, a Cornell plant breeder, has developed an unusual tomato – with yellow flesh and an oblong shape that prompted its fans to name it “Yellow Submarine.”

  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Station
  • School of Integrative Plant Science