University of Maryland

Academic Minute
5:00 am
Mon April 21, 2014

Dr. Jayanth Banavar, University of Maryland - The Geometry of Life

The constraints of physical shape have helped guide life's evolutionary path.

Jayanth Banavar, dean of the College of Computer, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences (CMNS) at the University of Maryland, discusses how geometry plays a significant role in development and evolution.

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Academic Minute
5:00 am
Fri December 20, 2013

Dr. Sujay Kaushal, University of Maryland – Acid Rain and Alkaline Rivers

In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Sujay Kaushal of the University of Maryland reveals how acid rain has made rivers and streams less acidic. 

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Academic Minute
5:00 am
Mon February 4, 2013

Dr. Richard Walker, University of Maryland – Earth and the Formation of the Moon

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.

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Academic Minute
5:00 am
Thu November 8, 2012

Dr. Claire Fraser, University of Maryland – Microbes and Human Health

In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Claire Fraser of the University of Maryland explains the growing understanding of how microbes influence overall human health.

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