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Academic Minute
5:00 am
Mon September 8, 2014

9.08.2014 - This Week on The Academic Minute

September 8 - 12

This Week on on The Academic Minute


Monday, September 8
Dr. David Rosenbaum of Penn State University discusses precrastination.

Tuesday, September 9
Dr. Betsy Shenkman of The University of Florida asks if you can pay people to be healthier.

Wednesday, September 10
Rutgers University's Dr. Don Schaffner dispels myths about washing one's hands.

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Academic Minute
5:00 am
Mon March 24, 2014

Dr. Peter Wilf, Penn State University -- Tracing the Path of Conifer Fossils

Studying the fossilized remains of animals and plants can teach us a great deal about the natural world.

In today's Academic Minute, Dr. Peter Wilf, professor of geosciences at Penn State University, traces the path of conifer fossils from New Zealand to Argentina.

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Academic Minute
10:26 am
Thu February 7, 2013

Dr. Nina Jablonski, Penn State University – Evolution and Skin Color

In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Nina Jablonski of Penn State University explains how evolution has created such broad spectrum of human skin color. 

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