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Michael Waldman, professor of management and economics, comments on how “companies are deliberately making it more difficult for people to repair their devices. And they push people to replace existing devices that work perfectly well. That’s planned obsolescence.”

Alireza Abbaspourrad, professor of food chemistry and ingredient technology, has created a new butter that consists of 80% water.

"I see a lot of potential if these same sensors can be eventually produced in textiles that will be more conformable to the body," says Juan Hinestroza, associate professor of fiber science.

Seth Litwin, professor at the ILR School, comments, “The question is, how will these CEOs actually respond when the chips are down and shareholders really start making their usual demands for sky-high quarterly returns?”

“I think Mexican authorities are trying to tow a fine line, between generating political support at home while trying not to antagonize Trump while trying to help those who are affected by this tragedy,” says Gustavo A. Flores-Macias, associate professor of government.

Robert Howarth’s new paper finds the “massive” increase in methane emissions occurred at the same time that fracking took off in the U.S.

Robert H. Frank, professor of management and economics, is featured in this video. He discusses the roles talent, hard work and luck play in success and people’s perceptions of these traits.

The work of associate professor of management and organizations, Michelle Duguid, finding that forcing women into important roles heightens their visibility of being a minority, prompting more challenges, is used as supportive evidence in this article.

Eswar Prasad, senior professor of trade policy, joins "Squawk on the Street" to discuss the devaluation of the Chinese yuan which sent markets tumbling.

Louis Hyman, associate professor of labor relations, law and history, and Kwelina Thompson, graduate student at the Institute for Workplace Studies, write about the history of e-commerce for its 25th anniversary.

The FoodKeeper App – developed by the USDA, the Food Marketing Institute and Cornell’s Department of Food Science with the help of Bob Gravani, professor of food science, — is mentioned at the end of the article as a tool to help consumers safely eat quality foods.  

Angus Hildreth, assistant professor of management and organization, coauthored a study that finds loyalty for an organization can lead to intense cheating when competitions are involved.