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November 20, 2017
Is it OK to be a social smoker? In today's Academic Minute, Ohio State University's Kate Gawlik examines whether being a part-time smoker is just as dangerous as lighting up regularly.

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October 4, 2017
There is still a lot to learn about how climate change will affect the world. In today's Academic Minute, Columbia University's Jonathan Kingslake explores how meltwater may affect the Antarctic Ice sheet and make the sea level rise.
October 3, 2017
How does food scarcity affect the treatment of HIV? In today's Academic Minute, part of Climate Change Week, Pennsylvania State University's Brian King explores this question.
October 2, 2017
Climate change is no easy sell to many Americans. In today's Academic Minute, part of Climate Change Week, Firmin DeBrabander of the Maryland Institute College of Art examines the intricacies of selling something that can’t always be seen.
September 29, 2017
Disaster preparedness is often lacking. In today's Academic Minute, Lawrence University's Peter Neal Peregrine examines whether greater local governance and political participation promoted more resilience after a catastrophe.
September 28, 2017
The refugee crisis is ongoing. In today's Academic Minute, Colgate University's Robert Garland examines a past refugee crisis, and connects it to our present.


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