In today’s Academic Minute, Professor Robert Heverly of Albany Law School explores the legal implications surrounding differing definitions of the Internet.
Robert Heverly is an assistant professor of law at Albany Law School. His teaching and research interests include property and land use law, intellectual property and copyright law, and cyberspace and communications law. He is also a fellow with the Information Society Project at Yale Law School, where he retains an affiliation as a faculty fellow. He earned his J.D. at Albany Law School.
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.
In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Emile van der Zee of the University of Lincoln reveals how dogs attach names to objects.
Emile van der Zee is Principal Lecturer and Director of Post-Graduate Studies in the School of Psychology at the University of Lincoln. His current line of research involves examining the nature of word comprehension in dogs. He earned his Ph.D. at the University of Utrecht in The Netherlands.
In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Stefano Allesina of University of Chicago explores the link between an ecosystem’s diversity and its stability.
Stefano Allesina is an assistant professor in the Department of Ecology and Evolution at the University of Chicago. His research is focused on the application of network theory to biology, with a specific focus on food webs, the networks describing who eats whom in an ecosystem. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Parma, Italy.
In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Marek Urban of the University of Southern Mississippi explains the creation of a material with the ability to heal itself.
Marek Urban recently joined the faculty of Clemson University as the Sirrine Endowed Chair in Advanced Fiber Based Materials. His research group remains focused on the development of new generations of stimuli-responsive polymeric materials that exhibit self-repairing attributes.