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“If you need a booster, get it now,” says John Moore, professor of microbiology and immunology at Weill Cornell Medicine.

“You’re seeing [spikes in labor shortages] in the airline industry, for people not having enough pilots,” says Art Wheaton, director of labor studies at the ILR School. “You’re seeing it with teachers.”

"As long as we're close to the boiling point of water, or slightly below... that's going to be usable for heating homes for sure — and buildings, says Jeff Tester, professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering.

“The most interesting thing about this research are the connections from the nose up to the occipital lobe, which houses the visual cortex,” says Philippa Johnson, assistant professor of diagnostic imaging and senior author of the study.

"Grasslands store less carbon per acre than forests, on average, but in a volatile climate, they can often store it longer. 'That's what we need to really get our minds wrapped around,'" says Benjamin Houlton, dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. "It's 'the tortoise-and-the-hare sort of thing.'"

“There’s a very tight labor market, so that puts workers in a position where they have both an accumulation of lots of grievances and they feel empowered,” says Eli Friedman, associate professor and chair of International & Comparative Labor.

Brooke Duffy, an associate professor of communication at Cornell University, said courses promising to turn people into influencers have proliferated in recent years, though rarely at colleges and universities. For example, she pointed to SocialStar Creator Camp, an incubator program for young social media influencers.

Eliot Miller, a researcher and collections manager at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology who was not involved in the study says: “It’s happening. It’s not just species being lost at random. There’s a predictability to it. It’s important, if a little disappointing.”

Emma Greig, project leader of Project FeederWatch with the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, recommends bee balm (Monarda), cardinal flowers (Lobelia cardinalis) and hanging baskets of fuchsia.

Nikole Lewis, assistant professor of astronomy, discusses the James Webb Space Telescope and explains that on WASP-96b, the clouds are made of sand.

Coverage of a new study by authors including Flavio Lehner, a professor of earth and atmospheric science at Cornell University.

Drew Pascarella, a senior lecturer on finance at Cornell University, comments on this story about Elon Musk rethinking his offer to buy Twitter.