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July 21, 2014
Looking back through geologic time is possible when you know what to look for. In today's Academic Minute, Curtin University's Fred Jourdan discusses his study of mass extinction through the lens of ancient volcanic eruptions.
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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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September 12, 2012
In today’s Academic Minute, the University of Southern California's Richard Brutchey examines a breakthrough that will allow any surface to become a solar cell.
September 11, 2012
In today’s Academic Minute, Princeton University's Janet Currie reveals the link between a woman’s exposure to stress during pregnancy and the probability of experiencing complications during labor and delivery.
September 10, 2012
In today’s Academic Minute, Nancy Kiang of Columbia University’s Earth Institute examines a recent discovery that hints at the potential color of extraterrestrial plant life.
September 7, 2012
In today’s Academic Minute, Durham University's Greger Larson discusses how the DNA of modern dogs is changing our understanding of what the earliest domesticated dogs were like.
September 6, 2012
In today’s Academic Minute, Myra Finkelstein of the University of California at Santa Cruz examines how lead poisoning is slowing the recovery of the California condor.