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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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In today’s Academic Minute, Melissa Sloan of the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee examines the role of race in determining workplace satisfaction.
January 16, 2014
In today’s Academic Minute, Syracuse University's Jeff Stanton discusses efforts to represent large data sets using sound.
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.