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Video shows trash-collecting robots that were deployed by a team of student researchers, Fanjan Bu, Ilan Mandel, Wen-Ying Lee, and Wendy Ju, to better understand human-robot interactions.

The Washington Post


Saule Omarova, professor of law, discusses options for more secure banking in this opinion essay.


“There’s been a lot of embarrassing, contradictory statements that have come out from the discovery process that even if Dominion loses there will have been pain inflicted on Fox along the way,” says Gautam Hans, associate professor of law.

The Wall Street Journal


Jean Bonhotal, senior extension associate at CALS, discusses compost blends and suggests opting for local mixes. 



David Silbey, associate professor of history, comments on a recent U.S. military document leak. 



“There are 18 House Republicans in districts won by President Biden. Those members do not want Trump on center stage. They want him behind the curtain,” says Steve Israel, professor of government.

CNN Business

Eswar Prasad, professor of economics, says, “Although this is not yet a systemic problem for the banking sector, there are legitimate concerns about contagion.”

The Wall Street Journal


“It’s premature to declare it extinct,” says John Fitzpatrick, director emeritus at the Lab of Ornithology.

Scientific American


Sarah Kreps, professor of government at the Brooks school, discusses challenges in detecting drones in aerial warfare. 



“Slavery in the United States ended in 1865, but in West Africa it was not legally ended until 1875, and then it stretched on unofficially until almost World War I. Slavery continued because many people weren't aware that it had ended, similar to what happened in Texas after the United States Civil War,” says Sandra Greene, professor of African history.

Financial Times


“I think if we didn’t roll back Dodd-Frank in 2018, it would have been less likely that SVB’s problems went unnoticed,” says Saule Omarova, professor of law. 

The Wall Street Journal

“It is potentially a rather perilous time for the world economy,” says Eswar Prasad, professor of economics and international trade policy.