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“One of the few things that can get around free speech and constitutional questions is national security,” says Sarah Kreps, professor of government. “If that is the argument, then the legislation and the constitutionality of it will have enormous latitude.”


Caitie Barrett, professor in the archaeology department, discusses archaeological finds in Pompeii.


Eswar Prasad, professor of international trade policy, joins Squawk Box to discuss the potential impact of Joe Biden’s push to triple tariffs on Chinese steel and aluminum.

The Hill

Allen Carlson, associate professor of government, and Nancy Chau, professor of economics, explain the rationale behind raising tariffs on Chinese steel.


Nneka Sobers, assistant director of product development at the Urban Tech Hub, says “It might be easy to say, 'Let 's plant a tree in the middle of a park,' but that tree will not have as much of a distributed impact as planting one in a community of color underserved by trees.”

Scientific American

Krysten Schuler, assistant research professor, discusses the risks of using pesticides in home gardens.

The Economist

James Grimmelmann, professor of digital and information law, discusses the new laws that may need to be created due to advances in AI.

Financial Times

This article highlights Lisa Kaltenegger, associate professor of astronomy, and discusses her new book “Alien Earths: The New Science of Planet Hunting in the Cosmos”.

The New York Times

“Heading into the election season with mortgage and other interest rates at or near their present high levels is certainly a disconcerting prospect for the Biden administration,” says Eswar Prasad, professor of trade policy and economics.

NBC Today

Renae Beaumont, assistant professor of psychology at Weill Cornell Medicine, says “Time blindness has two core components. One is difficulty sensing how much time has passed, so that sense of losing track of time. And the second is estimating how long it takes to complete a task.”


Article highlights GazeTrak and EyeEcho, technologies that track facial expressions, and are under development at Cornell.

Associated Press

Brooke Erin Duffy, associate professor of communication, notes that content creators turn to full-time content creation after seeing a payoff or being forced into it due to unemployment.