Research & Impact

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FutureCast

A sea of troubles: Marine ecosystems send an SOS
Read more This article originally appeared in Cornell Alumni Magazine (CAM). Explore CAM Marine ecologist Drew Harvell was a University of Washington doctoral student in zoology in 1982 when she went on a research trip off Panama’s western coast...
  • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
  • Animals
  • Disease

FutureCast

How can we deliver clean, safe water to NYC?
Millions of times each day, New Yorkers turn on the faucet, relying on water supplied from about 125 miles away in the Catskill Mountains. Cornell CALS expertise keeps the award-winning water pristine.
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Animal Science
  • Agriculture

News & Events

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Spotlight

Young tree swallows carry environmental stress into adulthood
When they analyzed breeding and hormone data, the team found a negative relationship between the temperature during the birds’ development and their hormonal response to stressors as adults. Specifically, they found that colder temperatures...
  • Lab of Ornithology
  • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
  • Animals
A black and white short haired dog running through a grassy field with its tongue out

FutureCast

Sled dogs lead the way in quest to slow aging
By the end of her racing days, she had competed twice in sled dog racing’s equivalent to the Olympics – the International Federation of Sleddog Sports World Championships. And she ended her racing career with a bang, winning an extremely...
  • Animal Science
  • Animals
  • Health + Nutrition