Texas A&M University http://wamc.org en Dr. David Vaught, Texas A&M University – Rural Origins of Baseball http://wamc.org/post/dr-david-vaught-texas-am-university-rural-origins-baseball <p>In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. David Vaught of Texas A&amp;M University explores big-city baseball’s rural roots.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p></p> Thu, 23 May 2013 09:00:00 +0000 Bradley Cornelius 65025 at http://wamc.org Dr. Joseph Nagyvary, Texas A&M University – Violin Accents http://wamc.org/post/dr-joseph-nagyvary-texas-am-university-violin-accents <p>In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Joseph Nagyvary of Texas A&amp;M University demonstrates the different vowel tones possessed by many high-end violins.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p>Joseph Nagyvary is a professor emeritus of biochemistry at Texas A&amp;M University. He has conducted research into the construction and tonal quality of Stradivarius and Guarnerius violins for more than 25 years. He was the first to prove that the tonal quality of such violins was the result of treatments designed to protect the instruments from worm infestation.</p> Wed, 01 May 2013 09:00:00 +0000 Bradley Cornelius 63105 at http://wamc.org Dr. Joseph Nagyvary, Texas A&M University – Violin Accents Dr. Darryl de Ruiter, Texas A&M University – Australopithecine Diet http://wamc.org/post/dr-darryl-de-ruiter-texas-am-university-australopithecine-diet <p>In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Darryl de Ruiter of Texas A&amp;M University reveals what we can lean about the diet of Australopithecus through a chemical analysis of their fossilized teeth.<br> Mon, 24 Sep 2012 09:00:00 +0000 Bradley Cornelius 48319 at http://wamc.org Dr. Darryl de Ruiter, Texas A&M University – Australopithecine Diet