MEDIA ALERT: Experts available on war in Ukraine

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Carol Anne Barsody, a master’s student in archaeology, is working with electrical and computer engineering student Jack Defay ’22 to create a 3D model of a mummified bird from Cornell’s Anthropology Collections – one of several interdisciplinary collaborations that Barsody has undertaken to research this ancient artifact. Read the article in the Cornell Chronicle.

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Sharon Sassler, professor of public policy, says, “Rent costs have a far more pernicious effect on the less educated — especially when it comes to relationship progression and stability.” 

Eswar Prasad, professor of international trade policy and economics, discusses the politics the Fed will have to consider when dealing with inflation ahead of the midterm elections. 

Thomas Seeley, professor emeritus of neurobiology and behavior, explains, “Workers achieve genetic (evolutionary) success not by reproducing themselves, but helping their mother, the colony’s queen, do so.” 

“The successful application of the law to sexual harassment ... as a form of sex discrimination in education ... kicked off a normative shift on college campuses,” says Celene Reynolds, a presidential postdoctoral fellow studying Title IX.  

Mary Zick, Ph.D. candidate, and Dr. Phillip Milner, assistant professor of chemistry and chemical biology, have developed a device that can trap carbon dioxide. 

“The urban environments and aquatic environments become hideously polluted while the rural environments are depleted of what they need,” says Rebecca Nelson, professor of plant science and global development.