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Maulik Jagnani, a PhD student at Dyson who studies economics, argues that a single time zone leads to a decline in quality of sleep, especially of poor children. This, he says, ends up reducing the quality of their education.

“School districts and cities have been cutting back and cutting back and cutting back on putting money into the school system, and it’s reached a point where teachers just can’t do this anymore,” says Ileen DeVault, a labor historian at Cornell University.

"It's been known for quite a long time that male mosquitoes are drawn to the sound of the female's beating wings," says Ron Hoy, a neurobiologist at Cornell University and senior author of the study.

Natalie Mahowald, a professor for the College of Engineering who was not involved in the study, says the forecast is consistent with what researchers know about warming and natural variability.

“It’s astounding to me that a company of this size can be run with the same accounting procedures of Joe’s Fish ‘n Chips, with a single person in charge and no accountability,” says Emin Gun Sirer, a blockchain adviser and professor of computer science at Cornell University. “That’s far from the norm. It’s not a good look for our industry.”

"It's crucial for the Democratic Party at this point to decide what sorts of voices they want to represent and what sorts of inroads they want to make as far as the party being optimally inclusive," says Jamila Michener, a professor at Cornell University who studies racial inequality and electoral systems.

“I’ve never seen a decline of this magnitude of a species so important,” says Drew Harvell, lead author of the study and professor of ecology and evolutionary biology at Cornell University. “It’s big news and cause for major management action.”

"From a pure economic vantage point, there is no good reason for the World Bank to continue making loans to China," says Eswar Prasad, a trade policy professor at Dyson. "The Chinese don't need the money," Prasad says. "There is a glaring optics problem." 

"Our goal is to better understand and protect forest elephants, a keystone species roaming the second largest tropical rainforest on earth,” says Peter Wrege, a behavioral biologist at Cornell University who is part of a team attempting to decipher the elephants’ calls. “We are using technology to improve their chance of survival and, in doing so, to conserve the biodiversity of their forests.”

Robin Dando, an associate professor of food science at CALS, used ice cream samples at university hockey games to see how fans' taste perception changed, depending on the final score. "When we looked at how they responded to these different flavors, in the games where they won, the flavors tasted sweeter and less sour, versus the opposite when they lost," Dando explains.

Monday’s announcement of criminal charges “is certainly not a propitious sign for U.S.-China trade tensions and could hamper prospects for even a partial deal in the coming weeks,” says Eswar Prasad, an economics professor and China expert at Cornell University.

“I haven’t given up yet,” says Steven W. Squyres, the principal investigator for the mission and professor of physical sciences at Cornell University. But he adds, “This could be the end. Under the assumption that this is the end, it feels good. I mean that.” To be taken out by one of the most ferocious storms on Mars in decades: “That’s an honorable death,” Squyres says.