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May 31, 2016
How does aspirin work in your body? In today's Academic Minute, Cornell University's Daniel Klessig examines how this widely used drug goes about its work. Klessig is a professor at Cornell's Boyce Thompson Institute. A transcript of this podcast can be found here.
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August 27, 2014
In a recent interview, New York University's Dana Burde discussed her studies focusing on community-based schools in Afghanistan. In today's Academic Minute, she described her work to help improve how Afghan children are educated.
August 26, 2014
The effects of alcoholism and addiction reach far beyond the person afflicted with the disease. In today's Academic Minute, Chapman University's Steven Schandler describes the factors that influence adult children of alcoholics.
August 25, 2014
Can soy fight HIV? In today's Academic Minute, the University of Missouri's Stefan Sarafianos discusses new research suggesting that compounds present in soy may help resist the HIV virus.
August 22, 2014
Human psychology and neurological processes are rarely considered when drawing up blueprints for buildings. In today's Academic Minute, Tufts University's Justin Hollander suggests that these factors should figure prominently when designing architecture and laying out city plans.
August 22, 2014
In our August 22 podcast, Carol Schneider of the Association of American Colleges and Universities and Robert Townsend of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences discuss the academy's new analysis of the extent of course taking in the humanities and scientific fields. And the former Yale University President Benno Schmidt and Henry Reichman of the American Association of University Professors debate a new report urging trustees to push a more aggressive reform agenda on campuses.
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