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Benjamin Houlton, dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, discusses how Congress can allocate funding to help farmers in the U.S. combat climate change.  

“Do your part not to be exposed to a high dose of virus,” says Cornell virologist Luis Schang. “That’s the best fighting chance for the immune system.”

“There’s always somebody talking about there being a labor shortage, and yet in a free market economy, the price is supposed to make the adjustments so that the quantity demanded will meet the quantity supplied,” says Erica Groshen, senior labor market advisor. “What they're really saying is that I'm not offering enough to get the workers I need.” 

“Before, they were invisible and nobody cared about them,” says Patricia Campos-Medina, executive director of Cornell’s Worker Institute. “Now they’ve been saying our conditions are horrible.”

Thomas Urban, visiting scholar in classics, is co-author of new research finding humans were present in North American more than 21,000 years ago, several thousand years earlier than scientists once believed. 

NYC approved of a package of bills setting minimum pay and working conditions for delivery workers. Patricia Campos-Medina, executive director of the Worker Institute says that protections are the “floor” of what is necessary to provide “basic rights.”

“In opaque crises like the one now afflicting China’s Evergrande real estate conglomerate, it’s less ‘what you know’ than ‘what you know you don’t know’ that drives financial volatility,” says Robert Hockett, professor of law.  

Nina Bassuk, professor of urban horticulture, explains how climate change can kill trees through a multitude of stressors. 

“The only way these strikes can serve the function of minimizing political risk is if you have good intelligence,” says Sarah Kreps, professor of government. “You might be able to get away with the recklessness of one or two strikes that kill civilians but you get too many of those and you will start to see some blowback.” 

“When I go shopping for an Audi and I can’t afford it, I don’t get to declare an Audi shortage,” says Erica Groshen, senior labor market advisor. “At the wage being offered, businesses still aren’t getting as many applicants for work.” 

Nikole Lewis, assistant professor of astronomy, says, “A lot of those iconic Hubble images are because you are seeing dust scatter light all over the place, which is beautiful. But it makes it really hard to study the stuff that is inside.” The new James Webb telescope will be able to peer through dust that can obscure stars. 

“The arrangement of the prints defies any practical explanation, such as walking, or any accidental explanation, such as falling,” says co-author of the study Thomas Urban, visiting scholar in the classics department. “They appear to have been carefully arranged, implying a deliberate choice was made in placing them this way.”