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Financial Times

In order to meet regulatory standards, “you need super extensive testing… you need way longer trials than what we have now”, said Mario Herrero, professor of sustainable food systems and global change.

The New York Times

When it comes to Musk and X, “it’s pretty clear what his political views are, and now people can make a choice with more transparency and information on where they want to spend their time online,” said Sarah Kreps, professor of government and public policy.

The Wall Street Journal

“The Chinese economy is foundering,” said Eswar Prasad, professor of economics and international trade policy. More stimulus to pep up spending and economic overhauls to revive private-sector confidence in China are urgently needed, he said.

The New York Times

This article notes that Karl Pillemer, professor of psychology, conducted the first large-scale survey on estrangement finding 27 percent of respondents were estranged from a relative.

The Wall Street Journal

Kavita Bala, dean of the Cornell Ann S. Bowers College of Computing and Information Science, is quoted in this piece about universities – including Cornell – collaborating to invest in computing power and infrastructure that enhance the development of AI research.

The Verge

Gautam Hans, associate clinical professor and associate director of the First Amendment Clinic at Cornell Law School, predicts there will be at least “some state appetite” to keep passing laws pertaining to content curation or algorithms, by paying close attention to what the justices left out from the most recent decision.

 

Reuters

Researchers from Weill Cornell Medicine conducted a study in women who were 24 to 36 weeks into pregnancy, and found no significant statistical difference between the vaccinated women's pre-term birth rate of 5.9% compared with unvaccinated women's 6.7%.

Christian Science Monitor

This piece about the Bartels Science Illustration Program at the Lab of Ornithology features program coordinator and biological illustrator Jillian Ditner, as well as past participants in the program.

Wired

Fengqi You, an energy systems engineering researcher at Cornell, mentions oil refineries, buildings, and transportation as more impactful at the present moment. “Those sectors use much more energy compared to AI data centers right now.”

South China Morning Post

While the modern party’s legitimacy is based on a growing and diverse range of sources, “performance-based legitimacy” remains a central pillar of stability, as it has for many decades, said Eli Friedman from Cornell University’s School of Industrial and Labour Relations.

Vox

The article mentions a study by Sharon Sassler, a sociologist at Cornell, on gender wage gaps in the computer science field.

Forbes

Advice on mentoring is sourced from Ruth Gotian, co-author of The Financial Times Guide to Mentoring and former Assistant Dean of Mentoring and Executive Director of the Mentoring Academy at Weill Cornell Medicine.