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A report from Yang-Tan Institute researchers Sarah von Schrader, William Erickson and Camille Lee, estimates that more than 21 percent of the Puerto Rican population has a disability, a rate higher than any of the 50 states.

"This is the worst storm Opportunity has ever seen, and we're doing what we can, crossing our fingers, and hoping for the best," says Steve Squyres, a planetary scientist at Cornell University and leader of the rover mission.

In response to Airbnb, the hotel industry has been working to launch more “soft brands” or hotel lines that are designed to have that local, one-off feel instead of a chain, while maintaining the level of service that’s expected at a hotel, says Cathy A. Enz, a professor of strategy at the School of Hotel Administration.

Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Professor Art DeGaetano, Dyson Assistant Professor Jennifer Ifft and CALS Extension Associate Richard Stup offer their views on the impact that weather and tariffs have had on upstate New York agriculture.

Sital Kalantry, Cornell Law School professor, says you see more attacks around locations that use a lot of acid in industry and where guns aren't so easy to obtain. She says acid attacks should be understood primarily as a form of gender-based violence with a particularly devastating weapon.

The country needs a more universal solution, like bringing down the cost of tuition, says Kate Bronfenbrenner, director of labor education research at ILR. “It doesn’t work if it’s provided via employers, because it’s always going to be a small amount that offer it. And they’re going to provide this, but then take away that.”

Prohibitions on jurors reading about a case they are deciding are difficult to enforce in the smartphone era, Cornell University Law School Professor Jens David Ohlin says. “We trust jurors to be on their best behavior and wall themselves off but that kind of goes against human nature. I think it was very ill-advised for the president to do this. He should have kept his mouth shut.”

Helen Nissenbaum, an information science professor at Cornell Tech, refers to the foundation of our digital-privacy expectations as “contextual integrity”. When we reveal information in one context, we trust that it won’t pop up to surprise us in another.

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.