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July 25, 2014
In today's Academic Minute, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute's Carlos A. Varela discusses his research that aims to improve auto-pilot technology so that errors are caught before they become large-scale aviation disasters.
An audio newscast that goes behind and beyond the headlines
The Academic Minute features professors from top institutions around the country, delving into topics from the serious to the light-hearted, keeping listeners abreast of what's new and exciting in the academy.
The Pulse, hosted by Rodney B. Murray of University of the Sciences, is Inside Higher Ed's monthly technology podcast
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November 1, 2012
In today’s Academic Minute, Purdue University's Ephraim Fischbach describes how solar flares may soon be predicted through measuring variability in nuclear decay rates.
October 31, 2012
In today’s Academic Minute, the University of Warwick's Chris Olivola reveals why a politician’s looks can often have more of an influence on voters than their stated policies.
October 30, 2012
In today’s Academic Minute, the University of Queensland's Kate O’Brien uses population models from ecology to describe the challenges faced by women pursuing careers in academic research.
October 29, 2012
In today’s Academic Minute, the University of Georgia's Kathrin Stanger-Hall discusses the connection between abstinence-only sex education and teen pregnancy rates.
October 26, 2012
In today’s Academic Minute, the University of the Pacific's Amy Smith explores the international appeal of the characters that populate the work of Jane Austen.