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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
Mon August 6, 2012

Dr. Ben Ellis, Washington State University – Yellowstone Super Volcano

In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Ben Ellis of Washington State University reveals research indicating that the Yellowstone super volcano may have erupted more frequently than previously thought.

Ben Ellis is a post-doctoral researcher in the School of the Environment at Washington State University where his research interests include constraining the volume and frequency of explosive eruptions from silicic volcanoes. He holds a Ph.D in Geology from the University of Leicester.

Dr. Ben Ellis – Yellowstone Super Volcano

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