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Chelsea Benson, who works at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, and Bailey Drewes, a clinical research coordinator in the Division of Nutritional Sciences, have qualified for the Olympic Marathon trials to be held in Atlanta on February 29.

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"There are significant economies of scale and cost-related advantages from this deal, too. Overall, I see this as a nice win for both Morgan Stanley and E-Trade," says Drew Pascarella, senior lecturer of finance.

“Emissions from fossil sources are correspondingly larger than many have been estimating,” says Robert Howarth, professor of ecology and evolutionary biology, about a study in which he was not involved. “I find it very convincing.”

“You can think of these as the highways where pigments can move around,” says Russell Ligon, postdoctoral associate of neurobiology and behavior.

“As a population we can accept and understand the flu and – with the exception of the 1918 influenza pandemic – basically deal with it, whereas the Sars and Mers coronaviruses have very high mortality rates and in general coronaviruses are much more unpredictable, hence the reaction,” says Gary Whittaker, professor of microbiology and immunology.

“When there’s a collapse [like that in frogs after chytrid], the focus is usually on the group that collapsed,” says Kelly Zamudio, professor of ecology and evolutionary biology.

“Using phenotyping robots, we can identify the best-yielding plants before they even shed pollen,” says Mike Gore, professor of plant science.