On the number one reason for teacher shortages in New England:

"The stress."

Lisa Sanetti, professor of educational psychology, New England Public Media, Dec. 8, 2021

On evidence there really has not been any great pandemic migration:

“When there’s insecurity, people value what they already have.”

Thomas Cooke, professor of geography, AP News, Nov. 17, 2021

On testing guaranteed basic income in Stockton, California:

“Classic economic models imply that if you have more money then you work less, but in the Stockton experiment it was the exact opposite.”

Stephen Ross, economics professor, Yahoo! News, Nov. 7, 2021

On car crashes in Connecticut:

“Our year-to-date trends are around 30 to 40 fatalities higher than they have been, probably in the past 20 to 30 years.”

Eric Jackson, professor of engineering and director of the Connecticut Transportation Safety Research Center at UConn, NBC Connecticut, Nov. 9, 2021

On research showing turkeys may be much smarter than we thought:

“Turkeys probably can’t do multivariable calculus or explain string theory, but then neither can most people I know (me included).”

Christopher Elphick, professor of ecology and evolutionary biology, Salon, Nov. 25, 2021

On difficulties studying conifer genomes to breed disease-resilient Christmas trees:

“They’re about eight times the size of the human genome.”

Jill Wegrzyn, professor of ecology and evolutionary biology, Scientific American, Dec. 17, 2021


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