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Cornell researchers have developed a semiconductor chip that adds a necessary time delay so signals sent across multiple arrays can align at a single point in space, and without disintegrating.

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Charley Willison, assistant professor at CVM, says “The crux of the issue is we’re thinking about the focus on encampment closure without access to housing.”


“One of the few things that can get around free speech and constitutional questions is national security,” says Sarah Kreps, professor of government. “If that is the argument, then the legislation and the constitutionality of it will have enormous latitude.”


Caitie Barrett, professor in the archaeology department, discusses archaeological finds in Pompeii.


Eswar Prasad, professor of international trade policy, joins Squawk Box to discuss the potential impact of Joe Biden’s push to triple tariffs on Chinese steel and aluminum.

The Hill

Allen Carlson, associate professor of government, and Nancy Chau, professor of economics, explain the rationale behind raising tariffs on Chinese steel.


Nneka Sobers, assistant director of product development at the Urban Tech Hub, says “It might be easy to say, 'Let 's plant a tree in the middle of a park,' but that tree will not have as much of a distributed impact as planting one in a community of color underserved by trees.”