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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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May 21, 2014
Species interaction dictates a great deal of a location's biodiversity. In today’s Academic Minute, the University of Pittsburgh's Susan Kalisz links the diet of deer to the success of the animals' surrounding fauna.
May 20, 2014
E-cigarettes are rapidly gaining popularity. In today’s Academic Minute, the University of California at San Francisco's Lauren Dutra discusses the correlation between usages of these different tobacco products.
May 20, 2014
Douglas Becker, CEO of Laureate Education, talks with Inside Higher Ed about the large education company and where it's headed.
May 19, 2014
Direct trauma clearly has negative effects on the brain. In today’s Academic Minute, Duke University's Raj Morey explores the potential harm that may arise even from indirect exposure to explosions.
May 16, 2014
On our May 16 newscast, Macaulay Honors College's Ann Kirschner and S. Georgia Nugent, former president of Kenyon College and a senior fellow at the Council of Independent Colleges, join Inside Higher Ed's Scott Jaschik and Doug Lederman to discuss the recent spate of controversies over protested (and withdrawn) commencement speakers, new data on college enrollments, research on the efficacy of lecture-based vs. active learning in science courses, and vigilantism over campus sexual assaults.