In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Cathy Lucas of the University of Southampton explores the cyclical nature of jellyfish blooms.
Cathy Lucas is Lecturer in Marine Biology at the University of Southampton where her research encompasses a broad range of coastal and estuarine processes. Her current research projects are focused on the magnitude, causes, and consequences of jellyfish blooms around the globe. She holds a Ph.D. from the University of Southampton.
In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Andrew Lim of the University of Toronto explains the genetics behind the human sleep cycle.
Andrew Lim is an assistant professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Toronto and a neurologist at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Canada. His research is focused on using statistical, genetic, neuropathological, and epidemiological approaches to understand the genes and neural circuits that regulate biological clocks and sleep. He holds an M.D. from the University of Toronto.
In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Richard Walker of the University of Maryland reveals what we know about how the Earth weathered the period of heavy bombardment.
Richard Walker is a professor of geology at the University of Maryland where he serves as Director of the Isotope Geochemistry Laboratory. His research interests include the geochemical evolution of the Earth's crust and mantle and the origin of early solar system materials. He holds a Ph.D. from Stony Brook University.