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April 24, 2014
You may be surprised to learn of the widespread uses of helium. In today’s Academic Minute, the University of Connecticut's Nicholas Leadbeater explains the wide application of this chemical element and why its days of filling party balloons may be coming to an end.

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May 25, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, York College of Pennsylvania's Lisa Ruth Sahd examines how nurses are trained to deal with trauma emergencies in the ER and on the street. Ruth-Sahd is an associate professor of nursing at York, and she coordinates the summer nurse externship program at Lancaster General Health.
May 24, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, Shaker Mousa of the Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences discusses how the mapping of the human genome is leading to personalized medicine. Mousa is a professor in the Department of Pharmaceutical Science at Albany, where he is also vice provost for research. Find out more about him here.
May 23, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, Lock Haven University's Dana Washington examines how the urge to write is rooted in the desire to create something more enduring than ourselves. Washington is an assistant professor of English at Lock Haven, where she teaches writing and literature and co-advises the art and literary magazine.
May 20, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, the University of New Haven's David Perry examines the historical similarities between Hillary Clinton and William Seward. Perry is a lecturer in New Haven's department of education. Find out more about him here.
May 19, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, Albany Medical College's Dennis Metzger discusses the potential dangers of Rabbit Fever as a biological weapon and efforts to create a vaccine to protect against exposure. Metzger is director of Albany's Center for Microbiology and Microbial Disease. Find out more about him here.

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