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Animal News

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News

Now majoring in animal science at Cornell University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (Cornell CALS), Swatling aspires to be in dairy management and help improve public understanding of the industry’s sustainable and humane practices...
  • Animal Science
  • Animals
  • Food
Lucas sitting on a horse outside

Field Note

Animal science major Lucas Walley ’24, originally from Walton, New York, is one of four CALS undergraduate students to be awarded a 2021 Chobani Scholarship.
  • Animal Science
  • Animals
  • Dairy
Rachel sitting on a stool outside holding onto a cow's bridal

Field Note

Animal science major Rachel Van Buren ’24, originally from Lowville, New York, is one of four CALS undergraduate students to be awarded a 2021 Chobani Scholarship.
  • Animal Science
  • Animals
  • Dairy
A person standing next to a baby cow outside

Field Note

Animal science major Meghan Van Althuis ’23, is a fourth-generation dairy farmer from Sherburne, New York, and one of four CALS undergraduate students to be awarded a 2021 Chobani Scholarship.
  • Animal Science
  • Animals
  • Dairy
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Food storage facility roll-up doors.

News

To better protect food, place rodent traps near warmth, shelter
Placing rodent traps and bait stations based on rat and mouse behavior could protect the food supply more effectively than the current standard of placing them set distances apart, a new Cornell-led study has found.
  • Animals
  • Food
  • Health + Nutrition
two mosquitos

News

But these technologies have failed to spread very rapidly because they require successful mating of modified mosquitoes with mosquitoes in nature and not enough research exists to fully explain which male traits females seek when they choose a...
  • Department of Entomology
  • Animals
  • Entomology
A yellow bird sitting on a branch outside singing

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The free app from Cornell Lab of Ornithology identifies the sounds of more than 400 species from the U.S. and Canada, even when multiple birds are singing at the same time.
  • Lab of Ornithology
  • Animals
  • Environment