Academic Minute

Academic Minute
5:00 am
Thu March 20, 2014

Dr. Stephen Trumble, Baylor University - Analysis of the ear wax of whales

We can learn a great deal from the analysis of the ear wax of whales.

In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Stephen Trumble, associate professor of biology at Baylor University, explains how a whale’s ear wax can help us find definitive answers to a wide array of questions.

Dr. Stephen Trumble is an associate professor of biology at Baylor University. His research primarily focuses on the physiological adaptations and mechanism of animals in extreme and changing environmental conditions. In 2003, he earned a PhD in marine biology from the University of Alaska Fairbanks

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Academic Minute
5:00 am
Tue October 30, 2012

Dr. Kate O’Brien, University of Queensland – Women and Academic Research

In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Kate O’Brien of the University of Queensland uses population models from ecology to explain the challenges faced by women pursuing careers in academic research.

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