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July 9, 2014
“They may be more resistant to climate change than we thought,” the University of Utah's Denise Dearing says about pikas. In today's Academic Minute, Dearing, a professor of biology at Utah, describes how the diet of these rabbit-like mammals is changing as they learn to survive amid changes in their environment.
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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.
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May 3, 2012
In today’s Academic Minute, Lisa Levin of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego examines the discovery of a new class of deep-sea environment.
May 2, 2012
In today’s Academic Minute, Northeastern University's Edmund Yeh examines how the structure of the Internet could be changed to improve efficiency.
May 1, 2012
In today’s Academic Minute, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's Allen Hurlbert discusses how different species of migratory birds are responding to global climate change.
April 30, 2012
In today’s Academic Minute, Hofstra University's G. Thomas Couser explores how memoir is often the precursor of social change and the increased acceptance of minority groups.
April 27, 2012
In today’s Academic Minute, Cornell University's Ross Brann traces the similarities of Hebrew and Arabic to a time when they were considered a single language.