University of California Berkeley http://wamc.org en Dr. Charles Marshall, University of California Berkeley - Biodiversity Loss and Extinction http://wamc.org/post/dr-charles-marshall-university-california-berkeley-biodiversity-loss-and-extinction <p>The extinction of a specific species is a sad reality in the animal kingdom.</p><p>In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Charles Marshall, professor at the University of California’s Berkeley campus discusses the mitigating factors that can contribute to the eventual dying out of a particular species of animal.</p><p></p><p>Dr. Charles Marshall is a professor of integrated biology at the University of California Berkeley. His research specializes in how paleontological studies can inform our knowledge of life today. He earned a PhD in evolutionary biology at the University of Chicago in 1989</p> Thu, 13 Mar 2014 09:00:00 +0000 Matthew Pryce 85346 at http://wamc.org Dr. Charles Marshall, University of California Berkeley - Biodiversity Loss and Extinction Dr. Philip Marcus, University of California Berkeley -Jupiter's Red Spot http://wamc.org/post/dr-philip-marcus-university-california-berkeley-jupiters-red-spot <p>In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Philip Marcus of the University of California Berkeley explains the persistence of Jupiter’s Great Red Spot.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p></p><p><br />Philip Marcus is a professor of fluid dynamics at the University of California Berkeley where he heads the <a href="http://cfd.me.berkeley.edu/people/">Computational Fluid Dynamics Laboratory</a>. His research group is focused on the fluid dynamics of vortices, waves, turbulence, and hydrodynamic stability.</p><p><a href="http://www.me.berkeley.edu/faculty/marcus/">About Dr. Marcus</a></p> Tue, 11 Feb 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Bradley Cornelius 83405 at http://wamc.org Dr. Philip Marcus, University of California Berkeley -Jupiter's Red Spot Dr. Robert Levenson, University of California Berkeley - Genetics of Marital Bliss http://wamc.org/post/dr-robert-levenson-university-california-berkeley-genetics-marital-bliss <p>In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Robert Levenson of the University of California Berkeley explores the genetics nature of marital satisfaction.</p> Thu, 19 Dec 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Bradley Cornelius 79813 at http://wamc.org