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August 30, 2016
Why is there mercury in California’s fog? In today's Academic Minute, the University of California Santa Cruz's Peter Weiss explains why fog, and not rain, collects mercury from the atmosphere and what that could mean for coastal environments.
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August 11, 2016
What is an extreme expert? In today's Academic Minute, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute's Wayne Gray looks at this group and their exceptional capabilities.
August 10, 2016
Exercising may also help you in ways you can’t see. In today's Academic Minute, the University of Missouri's Victoria Vieira-Potter explores why exercise helps inside your gut.
August 9, 2016
Is grit overrated? In today's Academic Minute, Iowa State University's Marcus Crede explains why this secret of success may not be all it’s cracked up to be.
August 8, 2016
Inside Higher Ed editors Scott Jaschik and Doug Lederman discuss the "Campus Safety" booklet's findings.
August 8, 2016
Is commercialism affecting the spirit of the Olympic Games? In today's Academic Minute, Morningside College's Heather Reid discusses this issue.