“Malawi’s judiciary exemplifies the best traditions of African jurisprudence. Last year, the judiciary, nullified the undemocratic outcome of the previous presidential election. Now, with the abolition of the death penalty, it has established itself as a leader in upholding the rule of law and human rights. I wholeheartedly applaud this decision.”
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Natalie Mahowald, professor in engineering, says that the burning of fossil fuels is making the last decade “a much hotter time period for much of the globe than the decades” before.
Drew Harvell, professor emeritus in ecology and evolutionary biology, says that breeding nearly extinct animals in captivity is going to be “part of our toolkit to handle some of the unexpected damage from climate change.”
“This species was known only from a few specimens collected in 1968,” says Kelly Zamudio professor of ecology and evolutionary biology who collaborated on the study with biologists in Brazil. “We didn’t have a DNA sequence from it — we still don’t — because nobody took tissue samples back then. But there are other species of Megaelosia, and we had sequences for all of those in our extensive database.”
“So one of the concerns definitely with this bill is that it seems to just lump them all together and treat them all similarly when there's a whole bunch of different groups in each sector,” says Rick Geddes professor of policy analysis and management. “I think it's going to make it more difficult to get this passed politically, just because of all the different stakeholder groups that are involved in each of those sectors.”
Researchers from Cornell and Boston Children’s Hospital surveyed a representative sample of more than 1,000 Americans finding 20 percent thought they were strongly protected after receiving just one dose of a two-dose vaccine.
Eswar Prasad, professor of economics and international trade policy, writes this opinion piece about the Chinese government blocking Ant Group’s IPO.
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