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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.

Korea JoongAng Daily

Q&A with President Pollack who participated in the 2024 Asia-Pacific Leadership Conference with Cornell alumni. 

The Guardian

Joseph Shin, assistant professor of medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine, explains that bias against incarcerated individuals can cause medical professionals to overlook serious medical conditions.


James Grimmelmann, professor of digital and information law comments on the possibility of a court deciding that AI models can't train on copyrighted characters.


Harry Segal, senior lecturer in psychology, explains that Donald Trump is showing signs of onset dementia.

The New York Times

Sandra Babcock, clinical professor of law, says “Gender bias is normalized and tolerated to an extent that racial bias no longer is in the administration of the death penalty. Women on trial for capital murder have been subjected to similar shaming tactics for hundreds of years.”