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Kevin McGowan, a professor at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, and not involved in the study, says he’d never witnessed a sign of necrophilia in more than three decades of observing crows. But he suspects over-charged hormones are largely at play. “So it’s not surprising that you would see incidental sexual behavior pretty much only in the breeding season.”

“Even though the national parks are supposed to be icons of a pristine landscape, quite a lot of people are being exposed to ozone levels that could be detrimental to their health,” says study co-author Ivan Rudik, assistant professor of environmental economics at Dyson.

Bart Selman, a professor of computer science at the College of Engineering and an AI expert, says it’s a good idea for Facebook to broaden its reach in AI and take on projects that might not be directly related to the company’s business. The broader the research agenda, the better the labs become, he says.

Manish A. Shah, a medical oncologist at Weill Cornell Medicine, says Hepatitis C, spread by sharing needles, drove elevated rates of liver cirrhosis, or scarring due to damage to the liver, in the 1990s and 2000s. Cirrhosis increases the risk for liver cancer, although it is not clear why.

“They’re frustrated that he didn’t get it,” says Cornell Law School Professor George Hay. “The appeal has to be at the end of the day that he never got the message about why this merger could be anti-competitive. I don’t think they’re going to win, but they have a coherent basis for appeal.”

During the Azolla boom, global temperatures plummeted, suggesting the diminutive fern “played a key role in transitioning Earth from a hot house to the cool place it is today,” says Fay-Wei Li, an adjunct assistant professor of plant biology at CALS.

“The Thai cave case has every possible element of a maximally compelling story,” says Jeff Niederdeppe, professor of communication at CALS. “You’ve got victims who are children. You’ve got heroes — Navy SEALs who are here to explore, saving the day. You also have this slow, daily cliffhanger element to the story.”

Hotel School Associate Professor Alex Susskind cautions restaurants to be careful not to turn off customers who don’t feel comfortable with technology. “Not all apps or systems are created equal. If it doesn't work right – it's useless.”

More than 55 percent of U.S. workers are subject to mandatory arbitration, according to 2018 research by Alexander Colvin, a professor of conflict resolution and associate dean in the ILR School. They're more common at large corporations and at organizations with lower pay levels.

"Democrats realize that, most likely, Trump's nominee will get confirmed, and they're looking for an angle to make the case to voters that this is yet another reason that GOP members of Congress should be voted out," says Law School Professor Josh Chafetz. "Who knows if it will work as campaign rhetoric, but it's not a crazy gambit.”

Bahasa Indonesia was adopted to make communication easier across the vast Indonesian archipelago, but its simplicity has only created new barriers. Malay, according to Emeritus Professor of International Studies Benedict Anderson, was "simple and flexible enough to be rapidly developed into a modern political language."

Op-ed from Amanda Rodewald, CALS professor and director of Conservation Science at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. She says, “Transparency establishes trust and legitimacy and should underlie public decision-making processes. The proposed transparency rule does just the opposite by restricting the ideas and science available to the EPA.”