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In many European countries, the salary gap between CEOs and their employees is less than half of what it is in the United States. “They have stronger labor unions over there, which makes a difference,” says Dyson Professor Steven Kyle. “Also, when you have socialists governing, they’re going to jump up and down about these things. And, obviously, we don’t have that.”

Behavioral economist, David Just explains the potential shortcomings in using electronic technology for cooking and comments on how “cookbooks are better at defining themselves around a theme.”

Lately, there’s been a critical mass of companies getting into hospitality. “Hotel brands are not overbuilt, but under-demolished,” says Chekitan Dev, professor of marketing at the Hotel School.

Director of labor education research, Kate Bronfenbrenner, comments on the House race in Wisconsin between two Democrats with close ties to labor unions.

Interview with economist Steven Kyle about the latest developments in the Brexit process.

Op-ed by psychology professor, Melissa J. Ferguson, and doctoral student, Stav Atir, on their research showing that men are more likely than women to be referred to by their last-name only — which has implications for eminence, fame, and professional opportunities.

Sturt Manning, a professor of archaeology at the College of Arts & Sciences, points out that accounting for this problem would only move the date a few decades. But he predicts the uncertainty raised in this paper will have consequences. Critics “will cite this paper for the next 50 years as one of the reasons to always be a bit worried about what scientists say,” Manning says.

Success stories undermine arguments that geothermal development always leads to environmental harm, says Jefferson Tester, director of the Cornell Energy Institute and College of Engineering professor. There is simply too much variability between systems, he says, to make blanket decisions about geothermal.

A Cornell University study, led by the College of Veterinary Medicine’s Joseph Wakshlag, found CBD increases comfort and activity in dogs with arthritis. CBD led to a reduction in frequency of seizures in 89 percent of dogs with epilepsy.

Larger satellites can beam back images with finer details of objects on the ground or in space because their cameras have larger apertures, says Mason Peck, associate professor at the College of Engineering and former NASA chief technologist.

“If you question whether it is too hot outside for your dog, then it probably is,” says Leni Kaplan, lecturer at the College of Veterinary Medicine. To keep your dog cool, Kaplan advises dog owners to avoid midday walks — go early in the morning or after sunset, instead. 

“The downward trend in unionization has affected pay across the board,” says Steven Kyle, an economics professor at Dyson. “A lot of wage scales keyed off of unionized sectors, so the effects have been far more pervasive than just impacting who’s in the union.”