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April 21, 2014
The constraints of physical shape have helped guide life's evolutionary path. In today’s Academic Minute, the University of Maryland's Jayanth Banavar describes how geometry plays a significant role in development and evolution.
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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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January 17, 2014
In today’s Academic Minute, Melissa Sloan of the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee examines the role of race in determining workplace satisfaction.
January 16, 2014
In today’s Academic Minute, Syracuse University's Jeff Stanton discusses efforts to represent large data sets using sound.
January 15, 2014
In today’s Academic Minute, the University of Michigan's Elizabeth Pringle discusses how some tropical trees pay armies of ants to defend them against herbivorous pests.
January 14, 2014
In today’s Academic Minute, the University of California at Riverside's Anandasankar Ray explores how mosquitoes are able to track us down from great distances.
January 13, 2014
In today’s Academic Minute, the University of Virginia's James Coan discusses evidence that our brains are wired for empathy.