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When people commit deadly crimes against animals, the corpse has a tale to tell. It’s a veterinary pathologist’s job to translate that story. The Animal Health Diagnostic Center at Cornell University’s College of Veterinary Medicine is one of a few labs in New York state that perform post-mortems on animals.

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During the Azolla boom, global temperatures plummeted, suggesting the diminutive fern “played a key role in transitioning Earth from a hot house to the cool place it is today,” says Fay-Wei Li, an adjunct assistant professor of plant biology at CALS.

“The Thai cave case has every possible element of a maximally compelling story,” says Jeff Niederdeppe, professor of communication at CALS. “You’ve got victims who are children. You’ve got heroes — Navy SEALs who are here to explore, saving the day. You also have this slow, daily cliffhanger element to the story.”

Hotel School Associate Professor Alex Susskind cautions restaurants to be careful not to turn off customers who don’t feel comfortable with technology. “Not all apps or systems are created equal. If it doesn't work right – it's useless.”

More than 55 percent of U.S. workers are subject to mandatory arbitration, according to 2018 research by Alexander Colvin, a professor of conflict resolution and associate dean in the ILR School. They're more common at large corporations and at organizations with lower pay levels.

"Democrats realize that, most likely, Trump's nominee will get confirmed, and they're looking for an angle to make the case to voters that this is yet another reason that GOP members of Congress should be voted out," says Law School Professor Josh Chafetz. "Who knows if it will work as campaign rhetoric, but it's not a crazy gambit.”

Bahasa Indonesia was adopted to make communication easier across the vast Indonesian archipelago, but its simplicity has only created new barriers. Malay, according to Emeritus Professor of International Studies Benedict Anderson, was "simple and flexible enough to be rapidly developed into a modern political language."