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Government expert Sarah Kreps writes this opinion piece about the possible circumstances in which the U.S. would respond to a cyber or nuclear attack.

Article about Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin quotes trade policy professor, Eswar Prasad.

Amy Glaser with the Cornell College of Veterinary Medicine has been tracking dog flu cases this year. Dr. Glaser is seeing “intense flare-ups” in select areas of the country. 

Professor of ecology and evolutionary biology Drew Harvell and postdoctoral research fellow Joleah Lamb, explain that 11.1 billion plastic items are on coral reefs across the Asia Pacific, and that this plastic intensifies the spread of diseases, killing coral.

Interview with Isabella Rivera Ruiz and Harry Hernandez two of the 62 Puerto Rican students who have been accepted for a semester free of tuition at Cornell. 

Drew David Pascarella, lecturer of finance at the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business, talks about Netflix growth outlook.

Noliwe Rooks, director of American studies, is interviewed in this Q and A about her new book, "Cutting School: Privatization, Segregation, and The End of Public Education" — an examination of public schools and the history of privatization of education.

An article about the Trump Administration’s withdrawal from international trade deals quotes Eswar Prasad, professor of trade policy.

Shannon Gleeson, associate professor of labor relations, is quoted in this article about Trump Administration immigration policies that lead to deportations: "Places considered safe places or off limits are no longer necessarily so. People willing to come in and exercise their rights are now in jeopardy.”

This article about winter weather and the current flu season quotes Mirella Salvatore, infectious disease specialist and assistant professor of medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine.

This article about the role of honeybees in pollinating US agricultural crops – and alarming declines in honeybee populations – quotes Cornell faculty, including pollination expert and associate professor of entomology Scott McArt and honey bee expert and entomologist Emma Mullen.

In research presented Wednesday at the annual meeting of the American Astronomical Society, an international team of astronomers, including Shami Chatterjee with Cornell, traced a repeating fast radio burst to a region of star formation in a dim dwarf galaxy 3 billion light-years away. There, they said, the high-energy beam is being savagely twisted by a powerful magnetic field amid a dense cloud of hot, ionized gas.