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Searching for Spineless Wonders in the Ocean

Drew Harvell’s research uses Cornell’s Blaschka collection of glass invertebrates as a time capsule to find and film the living matches of these specimens in today’s oceans on SCUBA…

From  Matt Gorney on July 10th, 2020 53 plays

Implementing Increased Transparency and Reproducibility in Economics

Replicability is at the core of the scientific enterprise. In the past 30 years,recurring concerns about the extent of replicability (or lack thereof) of the research in various disciplines have…

From  Lars Vilhuber on April 1st, 2020 3 plays

IES Migrations Series: Crossing the Mediterranean: Migration, Death, and Culture

In AY 2017-2018, the Institute for European Studies launched the IES Migrations Series which conceptualizes the migration of not only people, but also images, words, ideas, technologies, objects,…

From  Pamela Hampton on March 1st, 2018 43 plays

CAM Colloquium, 2017-03-17 - Jon M. Conrad: “Real Options for Endangered Species” or “What Does a Theory from Finance & Economics have to do with Wildlife Conservation?”

Abstract: Real option theory is concerned with the timing of investments that are costly to reverse and where future net benefits are uncertain (risky). Ecologists have determined that geometric…

From  E. Cornelius on June 26th, 2017 5 plays