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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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October 25, 2013
In today’s Academic Minute, Florida State University's Stephanie Pau examines why tropical forests may already have all the heat the ecosystem can tolerate.
October 24, 2013
In today’s Academic Minute, Williams College's Jennifer Crosby explores how we react to perceived prejudice in a social setting. Crosby is an assistant professor of psychology at Williams. Find out more about her here. A transcript of this podcast can be found here.
October 23, 2013
In today’s Academic Minute, the University of Notre Dame's Atalia Omer analyzes the role of cultural and religious identity in the ongoing Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
October 22, 2013
In today’s Academic Minute, Franklin and Marshall College's Timothy Roth examines the link between local climate and brain capacity within wide-ranging species.
October 21, 2013
In today’s Academic Minute, Stephanie King of the University of St Andrews explores recent findings that point to the use of names by dolphins.