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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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Manish A. Shah, a medical oncologist at Weill Cornell Medicine, says Hepatitis C, spread by sharing needles, drove elevated rates of liver cirrhosis, or scarring due to damage to the liver, in the 1990s and 2000s. Cirrhosis increases the risk for liver cancer, although it is not clear why.

“They’re frustrated that he didn’t get it,” says Cornell Law School Professor George Hay. “The appeal has to be at the end of the day that he never got the message about why this merger could be anti-competitive. I don’t think they’re going to win, but they have a coherent basis for appeal.”

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.