Academic Minute
5:00 am
Mon July 21, 2014

This Week on The Academic Minute

Monday, July 21
 
Dr. Fred Jourdan of Curtin University discusses mass extinction through an analysis of ancient volcanic eruptions.

Tuesday, July 22
 
Dr. Brian Wansink of Cornell University touts the long lasting health benefits of playing a high school sport.

Wednesday, July 23

The University of Kansas' Dr. Paul Selden is using spider fossils to reconstruct ancient ecosystems.

Thursday, July 24
 
Dr. Keith Robinson of The University of Texas at Austin examines the effect of parental involvement on early education.       
 
Friday, July 25
   
Dr. Carlos Varela of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is working to improve auto-pilot technology.   

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