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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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December 20, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, Lock Haven University's Matthew Girton discusses the variety of psychological motivations that fuel persistent conflicts between family members.
December 19, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, Cornell University's Carly Pacanowski explores how the cultural expectation of food at meetings and gatherings has contributed to the obesity epidemic.
December 16, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, Michael Bergman of Bard College at Simon’s Rock discusses one of the Earth’s most extreme environments, its inner core.
December 15, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, Fort Lewis College's Kenneth Miller discusses the natural origin of some widely used medicines.
December 14, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, St. Lawrence University's Michael Schuckers undertakes a statistical analysis of hockey’s most exciting feature -- the shootout.