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“Dairy producers and beef producers work off of very small margins, thus any investment would need to show a return,” says Michael Van Amburgh, professor of animal science.

“Frankly, employees already have an incentive to be productive, just by mere fact of wanting to keep their jobs,” says Ifeoma Ajunwa, assistant professor of labor relations, law and history.

“You just see a very different world for Republicans in general than we do see for Democrats,” says Thomas B. Pepinsky, a professor of government and a co-author of the paper. “Democrats are more worried about it; they believe that the crisis is worse than Republicans believe it is. It’s sort of a clean finding all across the board.”

In this opinion piece, Drew Harvell, professor of ecology and evolutionary biology, writes about how various marine life fight off pandemics.

"I think it's compatible to think both that it was sexist and that there's really some substance to those criticisms," says Kate Manne, associate professor of philosophy. "And here, it's not that the criticism is illegitimate because it's sexist. It's that we're soft-pedaling the criticism, albeit unwittingly, when it comes to a male counterpart who's done something very, very similar."

“We’re set up as a very entrepreneurial economy, which can be good,” says Alex Colvin, dean of the ILR School. “But there’s that danger of creative destruction, that if things get tough, we don’t have a strong safety net in place.”

"It's so plain and obvious it's not even debatable," says Kathleen Bergin, a professor at Cornell Law School. "Trump has no authority to ease social distancing, or to open schools or private businesses.”

“The characterization of an Earth-sized planet in the habitable zone of a sun-like star required to dub it ‘habitable’ will likely have to wait for future facilities that employ new technologies,” says Nikole Lewis, assistant professor of astronomy.

"This is a powerful time for consumers to make a change by demanding how certain workers are treated," says Patricia Campos-Medina, senior extension associate at the ILR Worker Institute. "If Amazon warehouse workers get sick, we will never flatten the curve. If we don't take care of everyone, we are not taking care of ourselves."


“If you think about the possibility that people have to declare bankruptcy or foreclose on their house or lose their car, that takes a long time to recover from,” says Vida Maralani, associate professor of sociology.

"Commercial kitchens are required to follow FDA and USDA food safety rules, including the maintenance of clean and sanitized facilities and food contact surfaces," Olga Padilla-Zakour, director of the NYS Food Venture Center.

"He seemed to ignore expert evidence on mitigating the pandemic using lockdown and social distancing measures, in favor of a misguided 'herd immunity' approach," says Alexandra Cirone, assistant professor of government, about Prime Minister Boris Johnson.