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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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March 14, 2016
HIV cases in people over 50 are on the rise. In today's Academic Minute, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine's Ilene Warner-Maron explains why older adults may not appreciate the risks as much as the younger generation.
March 11, 2016
Could watching Law & Order: SVU make you less likely to commit a sexual crime? In today's Academic Minute, Washington State University's Stacey J. T. Hust wonders whether TV crime shows affect the intentions of viewers who watch them.
March 10, 2016
Did our hands evolve for use as weapons? In today's Academic Minute, the University of Utah's David Carrier explains how the evolution of our hands led to the fist being an effective form of protection.
March 9, 2016
Did you get your flu shot this year? In today's Academic Minute, Lancaster University's Derek Gatherer explores the history of influenza and what it may teach us about preventing this disease in the future.
March 8, 2016
Food insecurity is becoming a big issue on college campuses. In today's Academic Minute, the University of Wisconsin's Sara Goldrick-Rab describes her research on this topic.
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