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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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In today’s Academic Minute, Michigan State University's Natalie Phillips examines how the brain functions while reading literature.
May 2, 2013
In today’s Academic Minute, Hamilton College's John Ragosta examines the historical roots of the National Day of Prayer.
May 1, 2013
In today’s Academic Minute, Texas A&M University's Joseph Nagyvary demonstrates the different vowel tones possessed by many high-end violins.
April 30, 2013
In today’s Academic Minute, Seton Hall University's Heath Brown explains how some minority-serving organizations work to encourage voting.
April 29, 2013
In today’s Academic Minute, Old Dominion University's Steve Yetiv examines why U.S. foreign policy is closely tied to foreign and domestic oil production.