In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Tony Gamble of the University of Minnesota explains the mechanics of gecko feet and traces the evolutionary origins of the little lizard’s extraordinary climbing ability.
In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Terry Gates of Ohio University reveals how shifting geographic features contributed to the creation of two distinct groups of North American dinosaurs.
Terry Gates is Postdoctoral Fellow at the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine and Research Scientist in the Department of Biology at North Carolina State University. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Utah.
In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Sharon Kim of the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School explains the psychological response that often turns social outsiders into successful entrepreneurs.
Sharon Kim is an assistant professor of business at the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School. Her expertise is in the areas of individual and group creativity in organizations. He holds a Ph.D. in organizational behavior from Cornell University.
In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Jeff Clune of Cornell University reveals why the biology of life often takes a winding path through seemingly unnecessary developmental stages.
Jeff Clune is a visiting scientist in the Creative Machines Lab at Cornell University where he studies evolutionary computation, a technology that uses natural selection to bypass engineering and evolve artificial intelligence, robots, and physical designs. His work has been featured in a number of publications and he holds a Ph.D. from Michigan State University.