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“The two countries are trying to signal very clearly that they’re in the pro-democracy camp, and they don’t want to be aligned with countries that are seen as acting in opposition to democracy,” says Sarah Kreps, professor of government and law.

“Right now, we have a relatively good handle on saying when there’s a heatwave, we know how much worse this was compared to a world where we wouldn’t have had any climate change, and things like that,” said Flavio Lehner, assistant professor of earth and atmospheric sciences. 

“Taiwan-based TSMC is the biggest world producer of chips, and China and the rest of the world need TSMC semiconductors. Hence, I don’t expect China to target electronic exports,” said Lourdes Casanova, director of the Emerging Markets Institute and senior lecturer of management. 

Andrea Stevenson Won, an assistant professor and director of the Virtual Embodiment Lab, comments on Meta's purchase of virtual reality company Oculus in 2014. 

“There is no neat, tidy explanation” for the early-pay disparities, said Francine Blau, a Cornell University labor economist.

Research scientist Tommy Urban and a team of archaeologists have discovered 88 fossilized human footprints in Utah, likely dating back 12,000 years.

“Simply lifting bans on multifamily housing may not actually create more housing options,” says Sara Bronin, professor of city & regional planning and adjunct professor of law. “These zoning requirements kill housing by a thousand cuts.” 

Tommy Urban, visiting scholar in classics, discusses his and his colleagues’ recent discovery of a set of 12,000-year-old prints in the military’s Utah Test and Training Range. 

“In the end, one would hope that the Speaker has made her point and will be restrained in speaking directly about independence while in Taiwan … while China w

“We’re talking about children at a very young age that will have changes for the rest of their lives, so this is permanently scarring their potential,” says Ariel Ortiz-Bobea, associate professor of applied economics and policy and a study co-author.  

Robert Howarth, professor of ecology and evolutionary biology, says that the amount of methane emissions from leaking wells isn’t well known and that it’s not a major source of emissions when compared with emissions from the oil and gas industry, but he notes “it’s adding something very clearly, and we shouldn’t be allowing it to happen.” 

"Probably in the wild, the dog would kill the rabbit, it would eat the rabbit. It might also eat what's in the rabbit's intestines, which is grass," says Katherine Houpt, professor emeritus in behavior medicine. “Their official diets are not getting that, so there may be some natural tendency to eat grass."