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August 29, 2016
What do your genes say about you? In today's Academic Minute, the University of Exeter's Sasha Dall explores how genotype and local environment work together during development.
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May 23, 2016
Are some of the earliest building blocks of the universe making their way to Earth? In today's Academic Minute, Michigan State University's Chris Wrede discusses how pre-solar grains inside meteorites are giving us a rare up-close look into the workings of the solar system.
May 20, 2016
Next time you watch a movie, try to control your eyes. In today’s Academic Minute, Kansas State University’s Lester Loschky discusses how Hollywood directors have become masters at telling our eyes where to look when watching a film.
May 19, 2016
Will President Obama’s recent trip to Cuba help Afro-Cubans? In today's Academic Minute, Louisiana State University's Devyn Spence Benson examines the challenges faced by this ethnic group and whether change is on the horizon on the Caribbean island.
May 18, 2016
Does being addicted to social media make you more depressed? In today's Academic Minute, the University of Pittsburgh's Brian Primack delves into this question.
May 17, 2016
What makes the flow of a supervolcano travel so far from the eruption? In today's Academic Minute, the State University of New York at Buffalo's Greg Valentine examines whether speed or weight makes the flows travel great distances.