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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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May 29, 2012
In today’s Academic Minute, the University of Missouri's Brick Johnstone explores efforts to pinpoint the location of the religious experience through brain imaging.
May 28, 2012
In today’s Academic Minute, Bridget Chesterton of the State University of New York College at Buffalo discusses the common experience of European immigration to the Americas.
May 25, 2012
In today’s Academic Minute, Vanderbilt University's Paul Newhouse explores research that suggests nicotine may have beneficial effects on aging brains.
May 24, 2012
Andy Chan, vice president for personal and career development at Wake Forest University and organizer of the recent conference “Rethinking Success: From the Liberal Arts to Careers in the 21st Century,” discusses why and how colleges are rethinking the role of career services and career centers.
May 24, 2012
In today’s Academic Minute, Michigan State University's Michael Gottfried discusses advances in our understanding of Africa’s Great Rift Valley and the implications for the study of human evolution.