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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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December 2, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, the University of Notre Dame's Jill Lany discusses the complex nature of an infant’s ability to learn language.
December 1, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, Johns Hopkins University's Eric Fortune discusses how our brains are wired for cooperation.
November 30, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, Fort Lewis College's Brian Burke describes how the unconscious fear of death animates virtually all human action and belief.
November 29, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, Adam Rabinowitz of the University of Texas at Austin discusses his efforts to preserve archaeological research for examination by generations of future scholars.
November 28, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, the University of Pennsylvania's Jeffrey Green describes the specific actions that define political charisma.