MEDIA ALERT: Experts available on Ukraine war anniversary

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Britney Schmidt and collaborators are publishing two papers in Nature on Feb. 15 related to melting rates, and how melting occurs, at Thwaites Glacier – the hottest glacier in Antarctica. Read the article in the Cornell Chronicle.

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National Geographic

“Sea ice is to the Arctic ecosystem what soil is for the forest. Rapid changes like these will affect all sea ice-dependent fauna and flora, from tiny under-ice algae to top predators like polar bears,” says Flavio Lehner, assistant professor of Earth and atmospheric sciences.

The New York Times


“When we need to perceive things from the outside world, the beats of the heart are noise to the cortex,” says Saeedeh Sadeghi, doctoral candidate. “You can sample the world more — it’s easier to get things in — when the heart is silent.”



“Cell-free systems turn protein synthesis into more of a chemistry problem than a biology problem,” says Matthew DeLisa, professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering.



Professor of Law Robert Hockett provides an alternative view of the Silicon Valley Bank model, saying that a specialized bank could be considered “as a kind of credit union for the tech industry.”

The Washington Post


“There’s a balance to strike here. The FDIC wants to maintain confidence in markets, but how much they go beyond their statutory duties is certainly the question of the hour,” says Eswar Prasad, professor of economics and international trade policy.


“I think it's overreaction to problems that a lot of younger people are seeing in our culture,” says Jordan Cooper, adjunct professor of systematic theology.