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MEDIA ALERT: Experts available on coronavirus

Cornell faculty members can speak about coronavirus from a variety of perspectives: the science and health implications of the disease, its impact on the global economy, the science of vaccines and impact on healthcare systems, labor and specialized industries, effects on countries around the world and the broader impact the crisis is having on our daily lives.

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Cornell is pioneering an innovative approach for the wireless charging of electric vehicles, forklifts and other mobile machines, while they remain in motion. Read the article in the Cornell Chronicle.

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Louis Aronne, professor of metabolic research at Weill Cornell Medical College, says only with long-term use can researchers learn if new drugs control the medical consequences of obesity. 

“It’s very hard to reduce wages once you’ve started paying someone at a certain level,” says Linda Barrington, executive director of the Institute for Compensation Studies.

“Nowhere in the statute – nowhere in the crime of murder – is there a requirement that the prosecution produce a body,” says Randy Zelin, adjunct professor of law. “It is certainly possible to meet the elements of the crime without a body.” 

Eswar Prasad, professor of economics and international trade policy, “outlines the challenge China faces in balancing its desire for control over its tech entrepreneurs with its need for innovation and growth.” 

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.