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April 29, 2016
Can you call someone the greatest of all time when not all people were allowed to play? In today's Academic Minute, Louisiana State University's Lori Martin discusses how racism has tinged this question since the early days of major competitive sports.
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October 17, 2012
In today’s Academic Minute, Harry Ostrer of Yeshiva University's Albert Einstein College of Medicine examines how genetic analysis is shedding light on the global history of entire peoples.
October 16, 2012
In today’s Academic Minute, the University of Southern California's David Bottjer discusses how past periods of global warming caused mass extinctions and how similar patterns are appearing in the oceans today.
October 15, 2012
In today’s Academic Minute, the University of Warwick's Tim Lockley explains why 19th-century yellow fever epidemics hit some segments of Savannah’s population harder than others.
October 12, 2012
In today’s Academic Minute, Cornell University's Jeff Clune discusses why the biology of life often takes a winding path through seemingly unnecessary developmental stages.
October 11, 2012
In today’s Academic Minute, the University of California at Los Angeles's Susan Perry examines how early stability can shape the adult lives of social creatures.
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