Academic Minute

Academic Minute
5:00 am
Mon August 25, 2014

8/25: This Week on The Academic Minute

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Monday, August 25
Dr. Stefan Sarafianos of The University of Missouri discusses a chemical in soy sauce resistant to the HIV.
 

Tuesday, August 26
Dr. Steven Schandler of Chapman University examines the lasting effects of alcoholism, specifically on ACOAs or adult children of alcoholics.
 

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Academic Minute
5:00 am
Fri August 22, 2014

The Academic Minute for 8.18-8.22

Monday, August 18
Stephanie Hinnershitz - Valdosta State Universty  
Asian-American Immigration  

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Academic Minute
5:00 am
Mon August 11, 2014

8/11 - This Week on The Academic Minute

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Monday, August 11
 
Dr. Alyssa Crittenden of The University of Nevada Las Vegas analyzes the gastrointestinal bacteria of the Tanzanian Hadza tribe.

Tuesday, August 12
 
Dr. Mark Hunter of The University of Michigan details the results of a landmark 30 year study of forest moths.

Wednesday, August 13

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Academic Minute
5:00 am
Mon August 4, 2014

8/04 - This Week on The Academic Minute

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Monday, August 4
 
Dr. Robert Burne of The Australian National University analyzes Martian minerals.

Tuesday, August 5
 
Dr. Sean Morrison of The University of Texas Southwestern examines protein production on a cellular level.

Wednesday, August 6

The University of Surrey's Dr. Radu Sporea discusses the efficiency of solar power.

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Academic Minute
5:00 am
Mon July 28, 2014

This Week on The Academic Minute

Monday, July 28
 
Dr. Sam Maglio of The University of Toronto Scarborough explains how sounds influence interpretation.

Tuesday, July 29
 
Dr. Elizabeth Cirulli of Duke University discusses the contagiousness of yawns.

Wednesday, July 30

Michigan State University's Dr. Jason Moser takes a look at the psychology of optimism.

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.

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Academic Minute
5:00 am
Mon July 7, 2014

This Week on the Academic Minute

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Monday, July 7

  • Dr. Jason Kalirai of Johns Hopkins University searches deep space for the presence of exo-planets.

Tuesday, July 8

  • Dr. Holly Bik of The University of California, Davis, is attempting to create a genetic barcode of the sea.

Wednesday, July 9

  • The University of Utah's Dr. Denise Dearing takes a peek at pikas.

Thursday, July 10

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Academic Minute
5:00 am
Mon June 30, 2014

This Week on the Academic Minute

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 Monday, June 30

Dr. Volkan Topalli of Georgia State University explains how switching government assistance funds from cash to credit might reduce street crime.

Tuesday, July 1

Dr. Geoff Ball of the University of Alberta discusses metabolically healthy obesity.

Wednesday, July 2

Florida State University's Dr. Thomas Albrecht-Schmitt delves into the power of Californium.

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Academic Minute
5:00 am
Fri June 13, 2014

Dr. Daniel Müllensiefen, Goldsmiths, University of London – Measuring Musicality

As with most art, musical ability and talent is difficult to measure.

However, Dr. Daniel Müllensiefen, Senior Lecturer in Psychology and co-director of the MSc in Music, Mind and Brain at Goldsmiths, University of London, is using some interesting metrics to quantify an individual's musicality.

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Academic Minute
5:00 am
Thu June 12, 2014

Dr. Matt Lapierre, UNC Wilmington - Marketing to Kids

There's a wide array of kid's products and videos claiming to be educational.

Matt Lapierre, assistant professor of communications at the University of North Carolina Wilmington, examines the effectiveness of marketing in spite of the lack of observable results.

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