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Associate professor in the College of Engineering, Robert Shepard has engineered a robotic lionfish with synthetic arteries. The “blood” that runs through it serves as both the robot’s power source and controls its movement. This development may propel a new wave of soft robots.

Facebook recently unveiled its digital currency project. Computer science professor, Ari Juels says this kind of “stable coin” is highly unusual among cryptocurrencies.

Jessica Chen Weiss, an associate professor at Cornell who studies Chinese foreign policy and public opinion says: “What little the Chinese public knows of the developments in Hong Kong is largely filtered and framed by the Chinese media to minimize the risk that demands for political freedom spread across the border into mainland China.”

Soo Kim, assistant professor of marketing, weighs in on the biggest ways Americans waste money.

A new book written by Donald Rakow, associate professor of horticulture and Gregory Eells, Cornell's director of counseling and psychological services, describes how colleges can use their campuses’ natural settings to combat a common problem — unhealthy stress among students and employees.

Brooke Erin Duffy, assistant professor of communication, is interviewed on the UK law that bans advertisers from using gender stereotypes to sell products.

"It's not exactly clear why we're seeing this big swarm now that we haven't before," says John Losey, professor of entomology at CALS and director of The Lost Ladybug Project. "But somehow, the combination of cues must have all sort of synchronized so that they went at a very similar time."

Andy Novakovic, a professor of agricultural economics at Cornell University, says that better-run dairies are likelier to invest in expansion, and poorly run big dairies are likelier to be driven out of business.

"If he testifies before Congress, whether in public or in private, that will be significant because it will allow him to detail the extraordinary amount of evidence against Trump that he collected," says Jens David Ohlin, a vice dean at Cornell Law School. 

In their new book, Gregory T. Eells, executive director of the University of Pennsylvania’s Counseling and Psychological Services and former director of CAPS at Cornell University, and Donald A. Rakow, associate professor of horticulture at Cornell University, discuss how being outdoors can improve students' mental health at little cost to colleges.

Kim Haines-Eitzen, a historian of early Christianity at Cornell University, says Njogu’s faction is not the first to try charting a new course without the celibacy vow. “In Catholicism, there’s always been a pronounced preference for asceticism to prove devotion. But how do you square that with, say, ‘be fruitful and multiply’, from Genesis?” she says.

Eswar Prasad, a professor of trade policy at Cornell University, said the tariffs would have “substantially disruptive effects on the tightly-woven supply chains in North America and portend even greater uncertainty in U.S. relationships with major trading partners.”