"Populist parties have been on the move since 2015. But what is new is the presence of an aggressive right-wing party, the Lega in Italy, who under the leadership of Matteo Salvini is rallying the parliamentary group of the Europe of Nations and Freedom under the banner of a ‘Europe of Common Sense.’ In contrast to 2014, populist or euroscepticparties now want to ‘reform’ Europe from within."
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Mason Peck, associate professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, and Ray Jayawardhana, Harold Tanner Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and professor of astronomy, are quoted in coverage of the 50th anniversary of the moon landing.
Op-ed co-written by Sarah Kreps, professor of government, on what you need to know about drones and military escalation as the possibility of a confrontation looms.
Associate professor in the College of Engineering, Robert Shepard has engineered a robotic lionfish with synthetic arteries. The “blood” that runs through it serves as both the robot’s power source and controls its movement. This development may propel a new wave of soft robots.
Brooke Erin Duffy, assistant professor of communication, is interviewed on the UK law that bans advertisers from using gender stereotypes to sell products.
Facebook recently unveiled its digital currency project. Computer science professor, Ari Juels says this kind of “stable coin” is highly unusual among cryptocurrencies.
A new book written by Donald Rakow, associate professor of horticulture and Gregory Eells, Cornell's director of counseling and psychological services, describes how colleges can use their campuses’ natural settings to combat a common problem — unhealthy stress among students and employees.
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