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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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January 15, 2014
In today’s Academic Minute, the University of Michigan's Elizabeth Pringle discusses how some tropical trees pay armies of ants to defend them against herbivorous pests.
January 14, 2014
In today’s Academic Minute, the University of California at Riverside's Anandasankar Ray explores how mosquitoes are able to track us down from great distances.
January 13, 2014
In today’s Academic Minute, the University of Virginia's James Coan discusses evidence that our brains are wired for empathy.
January 10, 2014
In today’s Academic Minute, the University of Helsinki's Minna Huotilainen explores why it may never be too early to introduce a baby to music.
January 9, 2014
This month's edition of The Pulse podcast features an interview with Ohio State University's Matthew Stoltzfus, whose General Chemistry course enrolled more than 100,000 iTunes U students in its first year.
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