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“Hydroponic farms in schools help to increase children's willingness to try fresh fruits and vegetables because they are learning about it and involved in growing it,” says Heather Kolakowski, a lecturer at Cornell’s School of Hotel Administration. “It has a more positive impact than saying, ‘Here, try this salad.’”

As with picking, trucking may be fully automated one day. In the meantime, said Karen Levy, a sociologist at Cornell University who has studied the trucking industry, “what you end up doing is making people better cogs.”

Alex Susskind, professor of food and beverage management at Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration comments on a chain of cafe specializing in artisan drinks that has been dubbed the "Vietnamese Starbucks."

The story features work by a group of researchers at Cornell Tech, led by Diane Freed and Sam Havron. The group is studying "stalkerware," a class of spyware distinguished by the fact that it's typically installed on a target device by someone with both physical access to the phone and an intimate relationship with its owner.

In a recent paper, Eva Meemken, an agricultural economist at Cornell, found that Fair Trade-certified cooperatives pay higher wages to member farmers, but those benefits did not extend to hired workers.

Cornell assistant professor of communication Brooke Erin Duffy explained to Vox, “The very limiting portrayals of gender which have sustained the advertising industry for well over a century no longer resonate with our social world.”

“The interstellar medium between stars in our galaxy is a better vacuum than the vacuums we have in labs, and the intergalactic medium is orders of magnitude emptier than even that,” says Shami Chatterjee, senior researcher at the Cornell Center for Astrophysics and Planetary Science. 

Jens David Ohlin, vice dean at Cornell Law School, is quoted in this article on Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s July 17 public appearance. Ohlin says, “Will he be the political savior that Democrats are hoping for? I wouldn’t hold my breath.”

"China seems willing to offer Trump many concessions to de-escalate trade tensions," says Eswar Prasad, a professor of trade policy at Cornell. "But it is unlikely to cave in to demands that it change its economic model or industrial strategy. Such actions would go against the grain of Chinese leaders and their vision of China's economic future."

Stephen Yale-Loehr, professor of immigration law practice, is quoted in this article on international students’ work authorization application processing. He says, “work is now understood to be more integral to a person’s education generally.”

Mason Peck, associate professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, and Ray Jayawardhana, Harold Tanner Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and professor of astronomy, are quoted in coverage of the 50th anniversary of the moon landing.

Op-ed co-written by Sarah Kreps, professor of government, on what you need to know about drones and military escalation as the possibility of a confrontation looms.